Monmouth Junction is a very small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 3,003 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Monmouth Junction is the 393rd largest community in New Jersey.
Housing costs in Monmouth Junction 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.
Monmouth Junction is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 94.47% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Monmouth Junction is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Monmouth Junction who work in management occupations (15.47%), computer science and math (13.00%), and sales jobs (10.47%).
Also of interest is that Monmouth Junction has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Monmouth Junction 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, Monmouth Junction really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Monmouth Junction 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 Monmouth Junction is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Monmouth Junction, the average commute to work is 34.33 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.
In Monmouth Junction, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Monmouth Junction 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, Monmouth Junction is a pretty powerful place. 64.72% of the adults in Monmouth Junction 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 Monmouth Junction in 2010 was $41,388, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $165,552 for a family of four.
Monmouth Junction is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Monmouth Junction home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Monmouth Junction residents report their race to be Asian, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Monmouth Junction include German, Irish, Brazilian, and English.
In addition, Monmouth Junction has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (37.36%).
The most common language spoken in Monmouth Junction is English. Other important languages spoken here include Indic languages and Other Asian languages.