Shiloh is a tiny borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 445 people and just one neighborhood, Shiloh is the 505th largest community in New Jersey. Shiloh has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Shiloh is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Shiloh is a borough of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shiloh who work in healthcare (17.48%), office and administrative support (13.29%), and healthcare suport services (8.39%).
The education level of Shiloh citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.85% of adults 25 and older in Shiloh have a college degree.
The per capita income in Shiloh in 2018 was $32,224, which is low income relative to New Jersey, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,896 for a family of four. However, Shiloh contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Shiloh is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Shiloh home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Shiloh residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Shiloh include German, Irish, English, Italian, and British.
The most common language spoken in Shiloh is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
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Significantly, 18.2% 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 99.5% 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 Shiloh are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 71.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.9% 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 68.8% 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, 38.0% 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 26.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.3%), and 15.9% in manufacturing and laborer 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 92.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Shiloh, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.9%), and residents who report Italian roots (13.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.2%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (6.0%), 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 under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (85.2%) 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 (5.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.