Jericho is a somewhat small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 5,080 people and just one neighborhood, Jericho is the 29th largest community in Vermont.
Jericho home prices are not only among the most expensive in Vermont, but Jericho real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Jericho is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.71% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Jericho is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jericho who work in management occupations (15.87%), teaching (12.39%), and office and administrative support (10.74%).
Also of interest is that Jericho has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 17.02% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Jericho 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 town’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, Jericho’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Jericho, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Jericho is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 60.82% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Jericho in 2018 was $53,062, which is wealthy relative to Vermont and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $212,248 for a family of four.
The people who call Jericho home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jericho residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Jericho include English, Irish, German, French Canadian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Jericho is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and French.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Jericho, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is among the best neighborhoods for families in Vermont. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 96.9% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Vermont. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more French Canadian and British ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 9.8% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 3.3% have British ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Jericho are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 78.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.3% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 64.2% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 58.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 15.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (13.3%), and 13.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and French.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Jericho, VT, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (22.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (19.7%), and residents who report German roots (10.4%), and some of the residents are also of French Canadian ancestry (9.8%), along with some French ancestry residents (6.9%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (72.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (8.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.