Newfield, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Newfield, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Newfield had a population of 1,618 as of July 1, 2015. Newfield 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 Newfield is located at latitude 39.5511 and longitude -75.0104 in Gloucester County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Newfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gloucester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 115 feet.

The Borough of Newfield has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Newfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Borough of Newfield, NJ Boundary Map

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Newfield, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,618
Population in Households 1,617
Population in Familes 1,429
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 950
Diversity Index2 25
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 608
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 476
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 658 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 485 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 123 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $273,925
Average Home Value $291,753
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $61,220
Average Household Income $71,446
Per Capita Income $26,858
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.78% 0.68%
Households 0.94% 0.75%
Families 0.95% 0.75%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   2.4%
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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Newfield, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newfield to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 425 22nd
Population Density1 # 438 20th
Diversity Index2 # 388 29th
Median Household Income # 377 31st
Per Capita Income # 450 18th

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