Runnemede is a somewhat small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 8,381 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Runnemede is the 233rd largest community in New Jersey.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Runnemede is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Runnemede is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Runnemede who work in office and administrative support (20.09%), sales jobs (10.50%), and management occupations (6.86%).
In terms of college education, Runnemede is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.19% of adults 25 and older in Runnemede have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Runnemede in 2010 was $25,660, which is low income relative to New Jersey, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,640 for a family of four. However, Runnemede contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Runnemede is a very ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Runnemede home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Runnemede residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Runnemede also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.02% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Runnemede include German, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Runnemede is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.