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.
Because of many things, Marlboro is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Marlboro a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Marlboro has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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.
In Marlboro, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 40.05 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.
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. 62.45% 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 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.
Marlboro also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.52%.
The most common language spoken in Marlboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Indic languages and Chinese.