Marlboro is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 16,415 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 91.96% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Marlboro is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marlboro who work in sales jobs (17.34%), management occupations (15.22%), and office and administrative support (10.54%).
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.
The overall crime rate in Marlboro is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
In Marlboro, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 39.80 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.
In Marlboro, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Marlboro is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
If knowledge is power, Marlboro is a pretty powerful place. 61.67% of the adults in Marlboro have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Marlboro in 2010 was $55,112, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $220,448 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 Russian, Polish, German, and Irish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Marlboro's cultural character, accounting for 18.39% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Marlboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Russian.