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Wrightstown, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Wrightstown is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Burlington County at latitude 40.0341 and longitude -74.6226. Burlington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 135 feet.

The formal official name is the Borough of Wrightstown, but most people and references simply refer to it as Wrightstown, New Jersey.

The P1 Census Class Code for Wrightstown indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Wrightstown (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wrightstown: Penny Hill.

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


Total Population 807
Population in Households 807
Population in Familes 606
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 456
Diversity Index2 85


Total Households 310
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 189
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 349 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83 (23.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 227 (65.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $142,045
Average Home Value $162,952


Median Household Income $45,901
Average Household Income $68,742
Per Capita Income $26,331
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.15% 0.15%
Households 0.08% 0.06%
Families 0.0% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   3.1%
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.


Wrightstown, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wrightstown 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 # 477 13th
Population Density1 # 497 9th
Diversity Index2 # 14 98th
Median Household Income # 481 12th
Per Capita Income # 449 18th

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