Neptune is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 24,275 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Neptune is the 74th largest community in New Jersey.
Neptune is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Neptune is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Neptune who work in office and administrative support (17.00%), sales jobs (12.65%), and management occupations (6.60%).
Also of interest is that Neptune has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The education level of Neptune citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.01% of adults in Neptune have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Neptune in 2010 was $30,052, which is lower middle income relative to New Jersey, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $120,208 for a family of four. However, Neptune contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Neptune is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Neptune home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Neptune residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Neptune include Irish, German, Haitian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Neptune is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.