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Living In Emerson, NJ

The small town of Emerson, New Jersey is home to just under 8,000 residents. It's a comfortable place to settle down, as retirees account for a greater percentage of the population (18%) here than they do nationally (14%), while young professionals are less well-represented. Renters tend to be in the minority in the area, and 84% of residents own their homes. With an average rent of $1,806/month, exceeding the state average by $534 per month, relatively high rent costs may play a role in the higher levels of ownership.

Compared to the national average (7%), Emerson has a large percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees, as 11% have earned a Master's or a Doctorate. Further, 17% possess a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. Many Emerson residents work in one of three industries: retail, education, and healthcare. Together, these industries account for 21% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the town's residents work in management, which ranks as the top field in the town. Emerson workers take home an average annual income of about $114K, about $28,000 more than the average New Jersey resident. The town's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345).

Emerson residents have an average commute of about 33 minutes. Many residents (37%) commute to work by car, while public transit is used by only 6% of the population. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.


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