Gloucester County NJ Information

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Gloucester County Subdivisions

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

POPULATION

Total Population 296,173
Population in Households 291,950
Population in Familes 249,072
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,223
Population Density1 920
Diversity Index2 40
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 107,126
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 77,743
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 113,927 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83,111 (73.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 24,015 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,801 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $223,512
Average Home Value $249,449
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $76,265
Average Household Income $93,775
Per Capita Income $34,245
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.43%
Households 0.43% 0.43%
Families 0.4% 0.41%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
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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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, 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 # 14 38th
Population Density1 # 13 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 16 29th
Median Household Income # 9 62nd
Per Capita Income # 14 38th

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