Mount Laurel is a medium-sized township located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 45,606 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Mount Laurel is the 38th largest community in New Jersey.
Also of interest is that Mount Laurel 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: 12.27% 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.
If knowledge is power, Mount Laurel is a pretty powerful place. 54.19% of the adults in Mount Laurel 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 Mount Laurel in 2018 was $57,522, which is upper middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $230,088 for a family of four.
Mount Laurel is a very ethnically-diverse township. The people who call Mount Laurel home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mount Laurel residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mount Laurel include Italian, Irish, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Mount Laurel is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.