Barrington is a somewhat small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 6,817 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Barrington is the 271st largest community in New Jersey.
Unlike some boroughs, Barrington isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Barrington are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Barrington is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Barrington who work in office and administrative support (14.37%), management occupations (13.84%), and teaching (9.11%).
Of important note, Barrington is also a borough of artists. Barrington has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Barrington’s character.
Despite being a small borough, Barrington has a lot of people using the subway to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the subway are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
In terms of college education, Barrington is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.95% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Barrington in 2010 was $32,079, which is lower middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,316 for a family of four. However, Barrington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Barrington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Barrington residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Barrington include Italian, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Barrington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.