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A small town located in New Jersey, Mount Arlington has just over 5,000 residents. There is no shortage of peers for middle-aged professionals, who make up a larger portion of the population here (46%) than nationally (38%), while young adults are less well-represented. With an average age of just under 47, the town's residents skew older than most cities in New Jersey. Only 27% of residents rent in Mount Arlington, as the majority own their homes. With an average rent of $1,682 a month, exceeding the state average by $410 per month, relatively high rent costs may be playing a role in the higher levels of ownership.
Mount Arlington has a large number of residents older than 25 with advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 11% have earned a Master's degree or a Doctorate. In addition, 19% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. Many Mount Arlington residents work in one of three industries: healthcare, scientific, and retail. Together, these industries make up 23% of the workforce in the town. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 13% of residents work in management, which ranks as the top career path in the town. With an average annual income of about $102K, Mount Arlington workers earn more than the average New Jersey resident. Mount Arlington's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345).
With an average commute time of about 41 minutes, slower than most cities in the state, Mount Arlington residents are well aware that getting to work takes some patience. Many residents (45%) drive to work, while public transit is not used. Relatively few workers commute on foot.