Thorofare, NJ


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Living in Thorofare

Thorofare is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 11,865 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Thorofare is the 168th largest community in New Jersey.

Thorofare is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Thorofare is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Thorofare who work in office and administrative support (16.98%), sales jobs (10.40%), and management occupations (8.84%).

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

The overall education level of Thorofare citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.68% of adults in Thorofare have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Thorofare in 2010 was $35,607, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $142,428 for a family of four. However, Thorofare contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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