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 94.10% 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 (14.52%), business and financial occupations (13.93%), and sales jobs (13.21%).
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 8.62% 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.
In Marlboro, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 39.03 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Despite being a small town, Marlboro has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Marlboro. 63.83% 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 $59,288, which is upper middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $237,152 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.
In addition, Marlboro has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (19.70%).
The most common language spoken in Marlboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Langs. of India.