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

POPULATION

Total Population 292,530
Population in Households 288,307
Population in Familes 246,058
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,223
Population Density1 909
Diversity Index2 38
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 106,226
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 77,090
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 112,679 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83,408 (74.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 22,818 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,453 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $221,361
Average Home Value $260,272
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $74,777
Average Household Income $90,173
Per Capita Income $32,996
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-20142014-2019
Population 0.34% 0.32%
Households 0.44% 0.34%
Families 0.39% 0.32%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.88%
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 County NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gloucester County to the other 21 counties and county equivalents 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 DescriptionRankPercentile
Total Population # 14 38th
Population Density1 # 13 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 16 29th
Median Household Income # 10 57th
Per Capita Income # 12 48th

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