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Fort Dix, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Fort Dix Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Burlington County at latitude 40.0056 and longitude -74.6111. Burlington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 141 feet.

The formal official name is the Fort Dix Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Fort Dix, New Jersey.

The U5 Census Class Code for Fort Dix indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

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Fort Dix, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 7,807
Population in Households 2,431
Population in Familes 2,130
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,376
Population Density1 761
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 788
Average Household Size 3.09
Family Households 590
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 900 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6 ( 0.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 782 (86.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0


Median Household Income $61,398
Average Household Income $69,237
Per Capita Income $19,010
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.28% 0.03%
Households 0.12% 0.13%
Families 0.0% 0.07%
Median Household Income   3.55%
Per Capita Income   3.93%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 186 66th
Population Density1 # 451 17th
Diversity Index2 # 51 91st
Median Household Income # 365 33rd
Per Capita Income # 524 4th

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