Bordentown, NJ
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Bordentown is a very small city located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 3,882 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Bordentown is the 361st largest community in New Jersey. Bordentown has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Unlike some cities, Bordentown isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bordentown are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bordentown is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bordentown who work in office and administrative support (14.58%), teaching (9.20%), and sales jobs (9.16%).

Also of interest is that Bordentown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Overall, Bordentown’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

The education level of Bordentown ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Bordentown, 40.64% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Bordentown in 2010 was $38,885, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $155,540 for a family of four. However, Bordentown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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