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 (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.

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.

The education level of Newfield citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.24% of adults 25 and older in Newfield have a college 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.