Lambertville is a very small city located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 3,833 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lambertville is the 362nd largest community in New Jersey. Lambertville has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Housing costs in Lambertville 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.
Lambertville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.58% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lambertville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lambertville who work in management occupations (16.47%), office and administrative support (12.75%), and art, media, and design (10.54%).
Of important note, Lambertville is also a city of artists. Lambertville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Lambertville’s character.
Also of interest is that Lambertville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.81% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
In addition, Lambertville 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.
One downside of living in Lambertville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.91 minutes every day commuting to work. It is, however, a pedestrian-friendly city. Many of its neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Lambertville. 56.86% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Lambertville in 2010 was $52,414, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $209,656 for a family of four. However, Lambertville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Lambertville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lambertville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lambertville include German, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Lambertville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.