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.
Monmouth Junction 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, Monmouth Junction’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Monmouth Junction, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.33 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.
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.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Monmouth Junction, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Monmouth Junction is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 64.72% 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 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.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Monmouth Junction's cultural character, accounting for 37.36% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Monmouth Junction is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Other Asian languages.