Lanoka Harbor, NJ


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Lanoka Harbor is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 12,626 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lanoka Harbor is the 161st largest community in New Jersey.

Lanoka Harbor is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lanoka Harbor is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lanoka Harbor who work in office and administrative support (13.73%), sales jobs (11.01%), and teaching (9.76%).

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Lanoka Harbor has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Lanoka Harbor has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Lanoka Harbor than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Lanoka Harbor may be for you.

One of the nice things about Lanoka Harbor is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

Being a small town, Lanoka Harbor does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The population of Lanoka Harbor overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Lanoka Harbor, 24.72% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Lanoka Harbor in 2010 was $35,676, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $142,704 for a family of four. However, Lanoka Harbor contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Lanoka Harbor is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.

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