Lindenwold is a medium-sized borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 17,458 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Lindenwold is the 110th largest community in New Jersey.
Unlike some boroughs, Lindenwold isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lindenwold are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lindenwold is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lindenwold who work in office and administrative support (19.15%), sales jobs (8.45%), and healthcare suport services (6.75%).
In Lindenwold, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.05 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Despite the fact that it is a small borough, Lindenwold has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly the bus - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the borough for affordable transportation.
The percentage of adults in Lindenwold with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.23% of adults in Lindenwold have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lindenwold in 2010 was $21,524, which is low income relative to New Jersey, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,096 for a family of four. However, Lindenwold contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lindenwold is an extremely ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Lindenwold home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lindenwold residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Lindenwold also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 24.70% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lindenwold include Italian, German, English, and Polish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Lindenwold's cultural character, accounting for 20.00% of the borough’s population.
The most common language spoken in Lindenwold is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.