Pennsville, NJ

Pennsville profile

Living in Pennsville

Pennsville is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 11,530 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Pennsville is the 170th largest community in New Jersey.

Pennsville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Pennsville is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pennsville who work in office and administrative support (12.77%), sales jobs (10.14%), and healthcare (8.09%).

Also of interest is that Pennsville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One of the nice things about Pennsville is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

The percentage of adults in Pennsville with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.01% of adults in Pennsville have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Pennsville in 2018 was $33,179, 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 $132,716 for a family of four. However, Pennsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Pennsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.