Lyndhurst, NJ
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Lyndhurst is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 22,286 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Lyndhurst is the 94th largest community in New Jersey.

Housing costs in Lyndhurst are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.

Lyndhurst is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lyndhurst is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lyndhurst who work in office and administrative support (15.47%), sales jobs (10.87%), and management occupations (10.77%).

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

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Lyndhurst use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Lyndhurst‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

In terms of college education, Lyndhurst is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.34% of adults in Lyndhurst have a college degree.

The per capita income in Lyndhurst in 2010 was $33,680, which is lower middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $134,720 for a family of four. However, Lyndhurst contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Lyndhurst is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Lyndhurst home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lyndhurst residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Lyndhurst also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.35% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lyndhurst include Irish, German, Polish, and Turkish.

In addition, Lyndhurst has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (28.24%).

The most common language spoken in Lyndhurst is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.