Pemberton, NJ


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Living in Pemberton

Pemberton is a very small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 1,383 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Pemberton is the 457th largest community in New Jersey. Much of the housing stock in Pemberton was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Unlike some boroughs, Pemberton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pemberton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pemberton is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pemberton who work in office and administrative support (16.16%), management occupations (8.48%), and maintenance occupations (8.08%).

One downside of living in Pemberton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.79 minutes every day commuting to work.

In terms of college education, Pemberton is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.35% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Pemberton in 2010 was $31,980, 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 $127,920 for a family of four. However, Pemberton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Pemberton is an extremely ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Pemberton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pemberton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Pemberton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.03% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pemberton include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

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