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Marlboro, NJ
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Living in Marlboro


Marlboro is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 16,171 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 business and financial occupations (14.43%), management occupations (14.24%), and sales jobs (13.08%).

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.74% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

Because of many things, Marlboro is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Marlboro really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Marlboro perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One downside of living in Marlboro, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 38.46 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 like to read, write and learn? If you move to Marlboro, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Marlboro is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 66.79% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Marlboro in 2018 was $64,490, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $257,960 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, Irish, Polish, and German.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Marlboro's cultural character, accounting for 22.55% 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.