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.
Housing costs in Mantua 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.
Mantua is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (14.34%), office and administrative support (14.26%), and sales jobs (9.99%).
In terms of college education, Mantua 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: 32.66% of adults in Mantua have a college degree.
The per capita income in Mantua in 2010 was $36,121, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $144,484 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 Urdu.