Hammonton, NJ


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Living in Hammonton

Hammonton is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 14,618 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Hammonton is the 133rd largest community in New Jersey.

Hammonton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hammonton is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hammonton who work in office and administrative support (13.28%), food service (10.26%), and sales jobs (8.90%).

Hammonton’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Hammonton has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Hammonton a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

The education level of Hammonton citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.67% of adults in Hammonton have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Hammonton in 2010 was $30,358, 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 $121,432 for a family of four. However, Hammonton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Hammonton is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Hammonton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hammonton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Hammonton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.95% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hammonton include Irish, German, English, and Polish.

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