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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Runnemede who work in office and administrative support (19.47%), sales jobs (11.27%), and management occupations (8.43%).
Even though Runnemede is a smaller borough, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the subway for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The percentage of adults in Runnemede who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.33% of the adults in Runnemede have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Runnemede in 2010 was $26,394, 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 $105,576 for a family of four. However, Runnemede contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Runnemede is a somewhat 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. 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 Chinese.