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Blackwood, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Blackwood Census Designated Place had a population of 4,742 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Blackwood is located at latitude 39.7992 and longitude -75.0638 in Camden County. The formal boundaries for the Blackwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Camden County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 72 feet.

The Blackwood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389213) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Blackwood Census Designated Place is located within Township of Gloucester, a minor civil division (MCD) of Camden County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Blackwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blackwood: Blackwoodtown.


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Blackwood, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,742
Daytime Population: Workers 1,359
Daytime Population: Residents 2,157
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,516
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 4,742
Population in Familes 4,035
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,867
Diversity Index3 38
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $70,689
Average Household Income $80,925
Per Capita Income $29,648

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,852 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,320 (71.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 427 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 105 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $177,556
Average Home Value $189,156
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,747
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 1,258
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.59% 0.46%
Households 0.48% 0.37%
Families 0.54% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Blackwood, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blackwood to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 275 50th
Population Density # 168 69th
Diversity Index # 305 44th
Median Household Income # 324 41st
Per Capita Income # 410 25th

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