Monmouth Junction, NJ
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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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Monmouth Junction 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, Monmouth Junction has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Monmouth Junction’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

In Monmouth Junction, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.33 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.

Despite being a small town, Monmouth Junction has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get 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.

Monmouth Junction also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 37.36%.

The most common language spoken in Monmouth Junction is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Other Asian languages.