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Port Norris, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Port Norris Census Designated Place had a population of 1,411 as of July 1, 2016. Port Norris ranks in the lower 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 Port Norris is located at latitude 39.2505 and longitude -75.0425 in Cumberland County. The formal boundaries for the Port Norris Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.49 sq. miles. Cumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Port Norris Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389697) 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 Port Norris Census Designated Place is located within Township of Commercial, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cumberland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Port Norris 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 Port Norris: Dallas Ferry.

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


Total Population 1,411
Population in Households 1,382
Population in Familes 1,150
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density1 223
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 487
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 356
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 561 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 356 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 131 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $129,915
Average Home Value $150,632


Median Household Income $49,861
Average Household Income $63,031
Per Capita Income $23,634
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.3%
Households 0.2% 0.12%
Families 0.05% 0.06%
Median Household Income   0.34%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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.

Port Norris, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Norris 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 # 437 20th
Population Density1 # 530 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 185 66th
Median Household Income # 473 13th
Per Capita Income # 499 9th

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