Burlington County NJ Information


Burlington County Subdivisions

Burlington County NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 455,681
Population in Households 442,881
Population in Familes 373,945
Population in Group Qrtrs 12,800
Population Density1 571
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 168,613
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 118,695
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 180,391 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 126,953 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 41,660 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,778 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $251,613
Average Home Value $296,130


Median Household Income $79,148
Average Household Income $101,449
Per Capita Income $38,155
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% 0.32%
Households 0.22% 0.3%
Families 0.19% 0.28%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
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.


Burlington County NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Burlington County to the other 21 counties and county equivalents in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 11 52nd
Population Density1 # 14 38th
Diversity Index2 # 12 48th
Median Household Income # 8 67th
Per Capita Income # 8 67th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.