Wenonah, NJ


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Living in Wenonah

Wenonah is a very small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 2,254 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Wenonah is the 419th largest community in New Jersey. Wenonah has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.

Wenonah is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 90.63% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Wenonah is a borough of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wenonah who work in management occupations (13.37%), sales jobs (13.28%), and teaching (11.37%).

Of important note, Wenonah is also a borough of artists. Wenonah has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Wenonah’s character.

Wenonah is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Wenonah’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The citizens of Wenonah are among the most well-educated in the nation: 49.54% of adults in Wenonah have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Wenonah in 2010 was $43,018, which is upper middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $172,072 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Wenonah is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Portuguese.