Riverside, NJ
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Riverside is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 29,305 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Riverside is the 60th largest community in New Jersey.

Riverside is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Riverside is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Riverside who work in office and administrative support (17.13%), management occupations (9.27%), and sales jobs (9.04%).

The overall education level of Riverside citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.38% of adults in Riverside have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Riverside in 2010 was $33,059, 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 $132,236 for a family of four. However, Riverside contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Riverside is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Riverside home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Riverside residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Riverside include German, Italian, Polish, and English.

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