Clementon, NJ


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Clementon is a somewhat small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 4,947 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Clementon is the 322nd largest community in New Jersey.

Clementon is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Clementon is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Clementon who work in office and administrative support (18.07%), sales jobs (11.64%), and personal care services (6.38%).

In Clementon, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.66 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

Despite being a small borough, Clementon 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, Clementon is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.45% of adults 25 and older in Clementon have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Clementon in 2010 was $26,745, 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 $106,980 for a family of four. However, Clementon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Clementon is a very ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Clementon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clementon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Clementon also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.26% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Clementon include German, Italian, Polish, and English.

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