Martinsville is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 12,147 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Martinsville is the 157th largest community in New Jersey.
Housing costs in Martinsville are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.
Martinsville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.23% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Martinsville is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Martinsville who work in management occupations (20.07%), business and financial occupations (14.43%), and sales jobs (9.57%).
Also of interest is that Martinsville 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 Martinsville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.73% 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.
Because of many things, Martinsville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Martinsville 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, Martinsville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Martinsville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Martinsville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.19 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.
Despite being a small town, Martinsville has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train 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 Martinsville. 69.31% 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 Martinsville in 2018 was $73,524, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $294,096 for a family of four.
Martinsville is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Martinsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Martinsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Martinsville include Italian, German, Irish, English, and Polish.
In addition, Martinsville has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.29%).
The most common language spoken in Martinsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Chinese.