Warren, NJ

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Living in Warren

Warren is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 15,739 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Warren is the 129th largest community in New Jersey.

Warren home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Warren real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Warren is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.46% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Warren is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Warren who work in management occupations (17.60%), sales jobs (14.68%), and healthcare (9.29%).

Also of interest is that Warren has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Warren telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.12% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Warren is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Warren really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Warren perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One downside of living in Warren, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.99 minutes every day commuting to work.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Warren, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Warren is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 64.49% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Warren in 2010 was $70,610, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $282,440 for a family of four.

Warren is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Warren home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Warren residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Warren include Italian, Irish, German, Polish, and English.

Warren also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 22.17%.

The most common language spoken in Warren is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.