Newfield, NJ
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Newfield is a very small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 1,534 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Newfield is the 453rd largest community in New Jersey.

Unlike some boroughs, Newfield isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Newfield are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Newfield is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newfield who work in office and administrative support (15.78%), sales jobs (9.64%), and teaching (9.52%).

Also of interest is that Newfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Newfield 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 borough’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, Newfield’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

In terms of college education, Newfield is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.24% of adults 25 and older in Newfield have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Newfield in 2010 was $32,475, which is lower middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $129,900 for a family of four. However, Newfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Newfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Newfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Newfield include Irish, German, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Newfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.