Pomona is a very small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 2,432 people and just one neighborhood, Pomona is the 412th largest community in New Jersey.
Occupations and Workforce
Pomona is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 94.78% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Pomona is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pomona who work in office and administrative support (25.12%), personal care services (17.13%) and teaching (14.29%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Pomona is a place where college students are a big part of the character and culture of the town. Small towns have often struggled with declining populations over the past few decades, but the presence of such a large college student population has helped Pomona to fight this trend. Not only does the college population add spending and jobs to local economy, but it also contributes a very tangible, youthful energy to the town.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 14.65 minutes getting to work every day.
In Pomona, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Pomona is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.