Hamburg, NJ
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Hamburg is a very small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 3,155 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hamburg is the 380th largest community in New Jersey.

Unlike some boroughs, Hamburg isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hamburg are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hamburg is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hamburg who work in office and administrative support (17.79%), management occupations (9.46%), and business and financial occupations (9.10%).

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

In addition, Hamburg is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

Because of many things, Hamburg is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Hamburg really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Hamburg perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

In Hamburg, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 40.60 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, Hamburg 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: 32.05% of adults in Hamburg have a college degree.

The per capita income in Hamburg in 2010 was $40,584, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $162,336 for a family of four. However, Hamburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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

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