Fort Dix, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Fort Dix, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Fort Dix Census Designated Place had a population of 7,949 as of July 1, 2015. Fort Dix ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fort Dix is located at latitude 40.0056 and longitude -74.6111 in Burlington County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Dix Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Burlington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 141 feet.

The Fort Dix Census Designated Place has a M2 Census Class Code which indicates a military or other defense installation entirely within a census designated place. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fort Dix population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Fort Dix Census Designated Place, NJ Boundary Map

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Fort Dix, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 7,949
Population in Households 2,439
Population in Familes 2,137
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,510
Population Density1 775
Diversity Index2 77
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 787
Average Household Size 3.1
Family Households 592
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 899 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6 ( 0.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 781 (86.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $61,468
Average Household Income $69,015
Per Capita Income $18,917
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.03%
Households 0.07% 0.13%
Families 0.06% 0.13%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   0.96%
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.

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Fort Dix, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Dix to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 185 66th
Population Density1 # 450 18th
Diversity Index2 # 50 91st
Median Household Income # 372 32nd
Per Capita Income # 527 3rd

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