Flemington, NJ


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Flemington is a very small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 4,641 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Flemington is the 340th largest community in New Jersey. Much of the housing stock in Flemington was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Flemington is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Flemington is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Flemington who work in sales jobs (14.60%), food service (11.29%), and office and administrative support (7.86%).

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

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.47% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Despite being a small borough, Flemington has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

The overall education level of Flemington citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.65% of adults in Flemington have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Flemington in 2010 was $27,831, 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 $111,324 for a family of four. However, Flemington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Flemington is an extremely ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Flemington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Flemington residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Flemington also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 27.69% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Flemington include German, Irish, English, and Polish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Flemington's cultural character, accounting for 30.69% of the borough’s population.

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