Wyckoff, NJ


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Wyckoff is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 17,257 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Wyckoff is the 116th largest community in New Jersey.

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

Wyckoff is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 93.30% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Wyckoff is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wyckoff who work in management occupations (19.09%), sales jobs (15.05%), and office and administrative support (10.84%).

Also of interest is that Wyckoff 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 Wyckoff telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.55% 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.

In addition, Wyckoff is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

Wyckoff’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

Despite being a small town, Wyckoff has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Wyckoff. 63.65% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Wyckoff in 2010 was $64,037, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $256,148 for a family of four.

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

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