Willingboro, NJ


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Willingboro is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 31,270 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Willingboro is the 53rd largest community in New Jersey.

Willingboro is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Willingboro is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Willingboro who work in office and administrative support (23.45%), sales jobs (7.71%), and healthcare (5.77%).

In Willingboro, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.17 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

For the size of the town, public transportation in Willingboro is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Willingboro, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

The education level of Willingboro citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.53% of adults in Willingboro have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Willingboro in 2010 was $26,765, which is low income relative to New Jersey, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $107,060 for a family of four. However, Willingboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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