Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area NJ Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Trenton, NJ Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 369,493
Population in Households 350,106
Population in Familes 284,267
Population in Group Qrtrs 19,387
Population Density1 1,645
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 134,864
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 90,384
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 146,032 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 84,730 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 50,134 (34.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,168 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $290,259
Average Home Value $364,504


Median Household Income $74,336
Average Household Income $107,540
Per Capita Income $41,032
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.13% 0.17%
Households 0.2% 0.24%
Families 0.17% 0.22%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.