Englewood, NJ
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Living in Englewood


Englewood is a medium-sized city located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 28,402 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Englewood is the 66th largest community in New Jersey.

Housing costs in Englewood 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.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Englewood is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Englewood is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Englewood who work in office and administrative support (12.49%), management occupations (11.35%), and sales jobs (10.65%).

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

One downside of living in Englewood is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Englewood, the average commute to work is 32.25 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

For the size of the city, public transportation in Englewood is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Englewood, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

The education level of Englewood ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Englewood, 43.70% 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 Englewood in 2018 was $52,920, 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 $211,680 for a family of four. However, Englewood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Englewood is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Englewood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Englewood residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Englewood also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 28.79% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Englewood include Jamaican, Italian, Irish, Polish, and German.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Englewood's cultural character, accounting for 36.39% of the city’s population.

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