Blackwood, a small town in New Jersey, has a population of approximately 5,000. With an average age of just over 39, the town's population is middle-of-the-pack compared to other municipalities in New Jersey, which has an average age of 39. Renters tend to be in the minority in the area, and 74% of residents own their homes. The average rent of $1,343/month is a bit above the state average.
Workers are spread across a plethora of industries in Blackwood. The four most common are retail, entertainment, education, and warehousing. Combined, these industries account for 26% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 7% of the town's population works in sales, which ranks as the top career path in the town. With an average annual income of just under $65,000, Blackwood workers earn around $22,000 less than the average New Jersey resident. Blackwood's average income also trails the national average ($73,345). Blackwood has a relatively large percentage of residents older than 25 who possess an Associate's degree (7%) compared to the national average (5%). Furthermore, 10% have a Bachelor's degree and 4% possess a Master's or Doctoral degree.
Blackwood has an average commute time of about 32 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the typical means of commuting to work, selected by 43% of commuters, while public transit isn't used much. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.