Wyckoff, NJ
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Living in Wyckoff

Wyckoff is a medium-sized township located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 17,037 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Wyckoff is the 118th 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.

A relatively large number of people in Wyckoff telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 20.79% 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 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 township’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, Wyckoff’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

In Wyckoff, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.61 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

In Wyckoff, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Wyckoff is a relatively small township. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

If knowledge is power, Wyckoff is a pretty powerful place. 65.11% of the adults in Wyckoff have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Wyckoff in 2018 was $82,422, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $329,688 for a family of four.

Wyckoff is a somewhat ethnically-diverse township. 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 Italian, Irish, German, English, and Polish.

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