Thorofare, NJ
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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.

Unlike some towns, Thorofare isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Thorofare are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (18.54%), sales jobs (10.23%), and business and financial occupations (9.02%).

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 education level of Thorofare citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.26% of adults in Thorofare have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Thorofare in 2010 was $36,768, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $147,072 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.