Lumberton, NJ

Lumberton profile

Living in Lumberton

Lumberton is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 12,192 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Lumberton is the 157th largest community in New Jersey.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lumberton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lumberton is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lumberton who work in management occupations (13.14%), office and administrative support (12.67%), and sales jobs (11.29%).

Also of interest is that Lumberton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Lumberton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.52 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

Even though Lumberton is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

The citizens of Lumberton are among the most well-educated in the nation: 40.98% of adults in Lumberton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Lumberton in 2018 was $45,269, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $181,076 for a family of four. However, Lumberton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Lumberton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Spanish.