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 11,573 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Thorofare is the 168th largest community in New Jersey.

Housing costs in Thorofare are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities 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 professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Thorofare who work in office and administrative support (13.54%), management occupations (12.80%), and healthcare (9.61%).

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 citizens of Thorofare are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.45% of adults in Thorofare have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Thorofare in 2018 was $40,198, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $160,792 for a family of four.

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 Irish, Italian, German, English, and Polish.

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