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Rosenhayn, NJ

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Overview


Rosenhayn is a very small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 1,150 people and just one neighborhood, Rosenhayn is the 467th largest community in New Jersey.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Rosenhayn is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rosenhayn is a town of professionals, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Rosenhayn who work in healthcare (16.54%), teaching (11.15%), and maintenance occupations (10.41%).

A relatively large number of people in Rosenhayn telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.38% 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.

Setting & Lifestyle

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Rosenhayn is worth considering.

Demographics

The percentage of adults in Rosenhayn who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.64% of the adults in Rosenhayn have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Rosenhayn in 2022 was $32,257, which is low income relative to New Jersey, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $129,028 for a family of four. However, Rosenhayn contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Rosenhayn is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Rosenhayn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rosenhayn residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Rosenhayn also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.00% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rosenhayn include Italian, German, Irish, English, and Polish.

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

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Rosenhayn, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 24.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Italian ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Rosenhayn are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 57.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 40.7% 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 25.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (23.7%), and 9.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (7.1%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Rosenhayn, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (24.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (13.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.4%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (7.0%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.3%), among others.

Getting to Work

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 (51.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (81.6%) 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 (7.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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