Stratford, NJ
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Stratford is a somewhat small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 7,013 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Stratford is the 270th largest community in New Jersey.

Unlike some boroughs, Stratford isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Stratford are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Stratford is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stratford who work in office and administrative support (17.30%), management occupations (12.16%), and sales jobs (8.88%).

Also of interest is that Stratford has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Even though Stratford 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 people in Stratford who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.96% of adults in Stratford have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Stratford in 2010 was $30,443, which is lower middle income relative to New Jersey, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $121,772 for a family of four. However, Stratford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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