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Fairton, New Jersey - Basic Facts

Fairton is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Fairton Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Cumberland County at latitude 39.3818 and longitude -75.2199. Cumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Fairton Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fairton: Fairfield, New England Town Cross Roads.

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Also See: Bridgeton, NJ ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

Fairton, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairton 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 # 451 17th
Population Density1 # 500 8th
Diversity Index2 # 101 82nd
Median Household Income # 455 17th
Per Capita Income # 472 14th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,264
Population in Households 1,256
Population in Familes 1,046
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 442
Diversity Index2 66
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 532
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 371
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 583 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 399 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 133 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $226,667
Average Home Value $249,686
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,023
Average Household Income $62,794
Per Capita Income $24,340
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% 0.05%
Households 0.13% 0.08%
Families 1.11% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
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.

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