Gloucester County NJ Information

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Gloucester County Subdivisions

Gloucester County NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 297,714
Daytime Population: Workers 114,850
Daytime Population: Residents 143,410
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 258,260
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 293,491
Population in Familes 250,689
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,223
Population Density2 925
Diversity Index3 41
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $76,300
Average Household Income $95,352
Per Capita Income $34,711

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 113,971 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 82,996 (72.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 24,369 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,606 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $226,019
Average Home Value $256,690
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 107,365
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 77,956
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.44% 0.47%
Households 0.4% 0.44%
Families 0.38% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

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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, 2017 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 Density # 13 43rd
Diversity Index # 16 29th
Median Household Income # 9 62nd
Per Capita Income # 14 38th

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