Mount Laurel is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 41,842 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Mount Laurel is the 36th largest community in New Jersey.
Mount Laurel is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.65% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Mount Laurel is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Laurel who work in management occupations (15.55%), sales jobs (13.63%), and office and administrative support (13.25%).
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.
The education level of Mount Laurel ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Mount Laurel, 49.12% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Mount Laurel in 2010 was $46,598, 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 $186,392 for a family of four.
Mount Laurel is a very ethnically-diverse town. 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 Irish, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Mount Laurel is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.