Gloucester City, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Gloucester City, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The City of Gloucester City had a population of 11,602 as of July 1, 2016. Gloucester City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gloucester City is located at latitude 39.8917 and longitude -75.1167 in Camden County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gloucester City (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.46 sq. miles. Camden County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The City of Gloucester City (GNIS ID: 885234) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gloucester City: Axwamus, Glocester, Gloucester, Gloucester Point, Gloucester Town, Gloucestertown.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 11,602
Population in Households 11,600
Population in Familes 9,389
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 4,984
Diversity Index2 34
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,263
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 2,811
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,773 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,838 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,425 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 510 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $142,038
Average Home Value $151,119
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,829
Average Household Income $61,592
Per Capita Income $22,638
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.16%
Households 0.06% 0.06%
Families 0.05% 0.06%
Median Household Income   -0.28%
Per Capita Income   0.97%
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.

Gloucester City, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gloucester City 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 # 118 79th
Population Density1 # 107 81st
Diversity Index2 # 332 39th
Median Household Income # 470 14th
Per Capita Income # 507 7th

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