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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Newfield is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (14.49%), sales jobs (10.10%), and teaching (8.67%).

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.

Because of many things, Newfield is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Newfield really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Newfield perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

In terms of college education, Newfield is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.46% of adults 25 and older in Newfield have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Newfield in 2010 was $29,817, 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 $119,268 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.