Cedarville is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 702 people and just one neighborhood, Cedarville is the 490th largest community in New Jersey. Cedarville has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Unlike some towns, Cedarville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Cedarville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cedarville is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cedarville who work in maintenance occupations (14.58%), teaching (13.56%), and office and administrative support (10.17%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Cedarville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Cedarville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Cedarville is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
As is often the case in a small town, Cedarville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Cedarville ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 5.44% of people over 25 have a college degree.
The per capita income in Cedarville in 2018 was $20,199, which is low income relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $80,796 for a family of four. However, Cedarville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cedarville is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Cedarville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cedarville residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Cedarville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.63% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cedarville include Irish, English, German, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Cedarville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.
It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 3.6% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 95.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Native American and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry and 17.9% have Italian ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 10.0% 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 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Cedarville are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 64.7% of the neighborhoods in America. With 20.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 68.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 30.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 28.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (20.3%), and 17.2% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
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 94.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian, Polish and Spanish.
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 Cedarville, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (19.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (18.6%), and residents who report Italian roots (17.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (11.4%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (6.4%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (85.5%) 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 (8.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.