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 (17.42%), sales jobs (7.51%), and healthcare suport services (6.88%).
One downside of living in Lindenwold is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Lindenwold, the average commute to work is 32.08 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the borough, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Lindenwold, even though it is a small borough, has many people who use public transportation every day to get to and from work. This is a great benefit for people in the, borough who have a need for low-cost transportation.
The percentage of adults in Lindenwold with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.17% of adults in Lindenwold have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lindenwold in 2010 was $21,155, which is low income relative to New Jersey, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,620 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 23.36% 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 18.80% of the borough’s population.
The most common language spoken in Lindenwold is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.