Farmingdale is a very small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 1,306 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Farmingdale is the 462nd largest community in New Jersey.
Housing costs in Farmingdale are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Farmingdale is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Farmingdale is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Farmingdale who work in teaching (13.52%), office and administrative support (12.84%), and sales jobs (12.30%).
In terms of college education, Farmingdale is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.70% of adults in Farmingdale have a college degree.
The per capita income in Farmingdale in 2010 was $30,025, 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 $120,100 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Farmingdale include Irish, German, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Farmingdale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.