Echelon, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Echelon, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Echelon Census Designated Place had a population of 11,071 as of July 1, 2016. Echelon ranks in 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 Echelon is located at latitude 39.8478 and longitude -74.9972 in Camden County. The formal boundaries for the Echelon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Camden County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 85 feet.

The Echelon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389457) 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 Echelon Census Designated Place is located within Township of Voorhees, a minor civil division (MCD) of Camden County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Echelon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 11,071
Population in Households 10,688
Population in Familes 7,379
Population in Group Qrtrs 383
Population Density1 3,937
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 5,116
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 2,427
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,603 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,009 (35.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,107 (55.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 487 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $197,949
Average Home Value $223,269


Median Household Income $55,279
Average Household Income $74,677
Per Capita Income $35,732
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.36%
Households 0.55% 0.41%
Families 0.34% 0.29%
Median Household Income   -0.11%
Per Capita Income   1.23%
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.

Echelon, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Echelon to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 124 77th
Population Density1 # 159 71st
Diversity Index2 # 129 77th
Median Household Income # 440 19th
Per Capita Income # 298 46th

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