The Census Bureau has released the latest estimates from the American Community Survey data to estimate the percent with a degree. We have crunched the numbers and the rankings are in. See the ZIPs in New Jersey with the highest percent with a degree below, and the lowest percent with a degree ZIPs. Only ZIP codes with a low margin of error are included.
College grads earn more money and have higher job satisfaction. Obtaining a degree can also drastically increase the chance of moving up the socioeconomic ladder. Having a large percentage of the population with higher education can make areas hubs for high paying industries and bring many other benefits. Which areas are doing the best job of attracting well-educated talent? See the rankings below for those aged 25+ with a college degree.
The New Jersey percent with a degree from the latest estimates is 46.4% and has risen 3.1% from 45.1%.
This year saw several big changes. 07423 (Ho Ho Kus, NJ) rose from #8 to #6, 07021 (Essex Fells, NJ) rose from #10 to #7, 07670 (Tenafly, NJ) rose from #13 to #8, 08540 (Princeton, NJ) fell from #7 to #9, and 07041 (Millburn, NJ) rose from #15 to #10.