Marlboro is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 16,010 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Marlboro is the 120th largest community in New Jersey.
Marlboro home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Marlboro real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Marlboro is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 93.75% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Marlboro is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marlboro who work in management occupations (16.07%), sales jobs (15.57%), and office and administrative support (12.81%).
Also of interest is that Marlboro has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Marlboro telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.77% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Marlboro is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Marlboro’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Marlboro, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 39.57 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Even though Marlboro is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Marlboro. 62.84% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Marlboro in 2018 was $58,505, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $234,020 for a family of four.
Marlboro is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Marlboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Marlboro residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Marlboro include Italian, Russian, Polish, Irish, and German.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Marlboro's cultural character, accounting for 19.86% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Marlboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Langs. of India.