Scotch Plains, NJ
Demographic Data



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Scotch Plains Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Scotch Plains Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
24,351

Age

PEOPLE OF New Jersey DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.41
5 To 17 16.69
18 To 24 6.50
25 To 34 9.39
35 To 54 30.39
55 To 64 14.47
65 Years And Over 16.16

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 3.0
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 95.4
COLLEGE GRADUATES 56.2

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Scotch Plains 56722 48514.89405651602 #BED630
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Scotch Plains 122934 56861.13307430791 #6EBE44
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
2.9%

Employment Industries in Scotch Plains

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Education 14.0
Professional, scientific, and technical services 13.3
Healthcare 13.0
Finance 10.5
Retail 8.5
Manufacturing 7.8
Public Service 4.6
Other 4.4
Information Technology 4.0
Construction 3.8
Administration 3.8
Accommodation 3.2
Transportation 3.0
Wholesale 2.4

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 69.2
Black Or African American 12.1
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.0
Asian 8.6
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 2.1
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 8.0

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Italian 20.6
Irish 15.3
German 12.9
Polish 7.4
English 5.1
Russian 3.3
Portuguese 2.0
Egyptian 2.0
Scottish 1.5
French 1.4
Hungarian 1.2
European 1.2
Eastern European 1.0
Dutch 1.0
Swedish 1.0
Greek 1.0
Ukrainian 0.8
Norwegian 0.8
Slovak 0.7
Haitian 0.6

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 81.2
Spanish 5.0
Chinese 2.6
Langs. of India 2.1
Arabic 1.4
Portuguese 1.3
Other Asian languages 1.3
Italian 1.2
French 1.0
African languages 0.9
French Creole 0.7
Polish 0.5
Slavic languages 0.4
Tagalog 0.4
Persian 0.3
Greek 0.2
German/Yiddish 0.2
Scandinavian languages 0.1
Korean 0.1
Japanese 0.1

Foreign Born Scotch Plains Residents:
16.0%