Westville is a small town in New Jersey with a population of slightly more than 4,000. The town's residents, at an average age of just over 38, are younger than most cities in New Jersey. Home ownership is more common than renting in the area, and 37% of residents rent. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the town boasts a relatively low average rent of $974/month. Over the course of a year, renters in Westville will save around $3,600 compared to the state average.
With an average commute time of about 23 minutes, faster than most cities in the state, Westville residents know that it isn't overly time-consuming to get to work. Many residents (40%) commute to work by car, while public transportation is used by only 3% of the population. A small percentage of residents walk to work.
Westville has a high number of residents older than 25 who have a high school degree or equivalent (33%) compared to the national average. Furthermore, 8% possess a Bachelor's degree and 2% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate. Many Westville residents work in one of three industries: retail, healthcare, and entertainment. Together, these industries make up 23% of the town's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the town's residents work in sales, which ranks as the top profession in the town. With an average annual income of almost $68,000, Westville workers take home less than the average New Jersey resident. The town's average income also trails the national average ($73,345).