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.

Blackwood is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (13.84%), sales jobs (13.79%), and food service (11.16%).

The percentage of adults in Blackwood with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.81% of adults in Blackwood have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Blackwood in 2010 was $25,984, 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 $103,936 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 Spanish and Other Asian languages.