Pitman is a somewhat small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 8,898 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Pitman is the 219th largest community in New Jersey.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pitman is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pitman is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pitman who work in office and administrative support (16.62%), teaching (11.74%), and management occupations (9.05%).
Also of interest is that Pitman has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Pitman 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, Pitman’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The overall education level of Pitman citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.30% of adults in Pitman have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Pitman in 2010 was $32,458, 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 $129,832 for a family of four.
The people who call Pitman home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pitman residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Pitman include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Pitman is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and French.