Marlboro is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 16,288 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 92.44% 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 (16.72%), management occupations (16.48%), and office and administrative support (11.66%).
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.
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 ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Marlboro is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Marlboro, the average commute to work is 40.05 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
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.
If knowledge is power, Marlboro is a pretty powerful place. 62.45% 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 $55,519, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $222,076 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.
In addition, Marlboro has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (19.52%).
The most common language spoken in Marlboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Chinese.