White House Station is a very small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 2,078 people and two constituent neighborhoods, White House Station is the 429th largest community in New Jersey.
Housing costs in White House Station are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.
White House Station is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.13% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, White House Station is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in White House Station who work in sales jobs (26.90%), management occupations (17.42%), and business and financial occupations (11.01%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 17.90% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
In addition, White House Station is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, White House Station 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, White House Station really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is White House Station 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.
Even though White House Station is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The education level of White House Station ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in White House Station, 45.62% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in White House Station in 2018 was $64,285, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $257,140 for a family of four.
The people who call White House Station home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of White House Station residents report their race to be White, followed by Native Hawaiian. White House Station also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.13% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in White House Station include Italian, Irish, Polish, German, and English.
The most common language spoken in White House Station is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.