Pompton Plains is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 15,506 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pompton Plains is the 127th largest community in New Jersey.
Housing costs in Pompton Plains are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.
Pompton Plains is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.97% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Pompton Plains is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pompton Plains who work in office and administrative support (18.11%), teaching (12.39%), and sales jobs (11.01%).
Also of interest is that Pompton Plains has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Despite being a small town, Pompton Plains has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The citizens of Pompton Plains are among the most well-educated in the nation: 42.53% of adults in Pompton Plains have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Pompton Plains in 2010 was $42,703, which is upper middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $170,812 for a family of four.
The people who call Pompton Plains home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pompton Plains residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Pompton Plains include Irish, German, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Pompton Plains is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.