Lumberton is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 12,428 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 office and administrative support (16.67%), management occupations (10.56%), and healthcare (8.75%).
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.
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.
Lumberton is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 40.51% of adults in Lumberton have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Lumberton in 2010 was $38,790, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $155,160 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 German, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Lumberton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.