Farmingdale, NJ

Farmingdale profile

Living in Farmingdale

Farmingdale is a very small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 1,354 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Farmingdale is the 462nd largest community in New Jersey.

Unlike some boroughs, Farmingdale isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Farmingdale are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Farmingdale is a borough of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Farmingdale who work in sales jobs (11.24%), office and administrative support (8.65%), and management occupations (8.36%).

Of important note, Farmingdale is also a borough of artists. Farmingdale has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Farmingdale’s character.

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

One downside of living in Farmingdale, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.37 minutes every day commuting to work.

The percentage of people in Farmingdale who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.99% of adults in Farmingdale have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Farmingdale in 2018 was $36,180, which is lower middle income relative to New Jersey, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $144,720 for a family of four. However, Farmingdale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Farmingdale is a very ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Farmingdale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Farmingdale residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Farmingdale also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.47% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Farmingdale include Irish, Italian, German, English, and Polish.

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