Manchester Township, NJ


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Living in Manchester Township

Manchester Township is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 33,413 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Manchester Township is the 51st largest community in New Jersey.

Manchester Township is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Manchester Township is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Manchester Township who work in office and administrative support (16.58%), sales jobs (10.95%), and management occupations (9.28%).

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Manchester Township is worth considering.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Manchester Township rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.84% of adults 25 and older in Manchester Township have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Manchester Township in 2010 was $29,139, which is lower middle income relative to New Jersey, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $116,556 for a family of four. However, Manchester Township contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Manchester Township is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.