Mantua is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 12,573 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mantua is the 155th largest community in New Jersey.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mantua is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mantua is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mantua who work in management occupations (14.68%), office and administrative support (14.13%), and sales jobs (8.17%).
The education level of Mantua citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.93% of adults in Mantua have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Mantua in 2010 was $36,329, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $145,316 for a family of four. However, Mantua contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Mantua home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mantua residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mantua include Italian, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Mantua is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.