Blackwood, NJ


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Blackwood is a very small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 4,502 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Blackwood is the 342nd largest community in New Jersey.

Unlike some towns, Blackwood isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Blackwood are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Blackwood is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Blackwood who work in office and administrative support (15.29%), sales jobs (13.32%), and food service (10.54%).

The citizens of Blackwood are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.09% of adults in Blackwood have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Blackwood in 2010 was $24,379, 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 $97,516 for a family of four. However, Blackwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Blackwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Blackwood residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Blackwood include Irish, German, English, and Polish.

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