Tinton Falls is a medium-sized borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 17,772 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Tinton Falls is the 108th largest community in New Jersey.
Housing costs in Tinton Falls 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.
Tinton Falls is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 87.36% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Tinton Falls is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tinton Falls who work in management occupations (13.94%), sales jobs (11.85%), and office and administrative support (10.95%).
Also of interest is that Tinton Falls has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Even though Tinton Falls is a smaller borough, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The citizens of Tinton Falls are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.40% of adults in Tinton Falls have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Tinton Falls in 2010 was $41,772, which is upper middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $167,088 for a family of four. However, Tinton Falls contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Tinton Falls is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Tinton Falls home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tinton Falls residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Tinton Falls include Italian, German, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Tinton Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.