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Newfield, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Newfield is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Gloucester County at latitude 39.5511 and longitude -75.0104. Gloucester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 115 feet.

The formal official name is the Borough of Newfield, but most people and references simply refer to it as Newfield, New Jersey.

The P1 Census Class Code for Newfield indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Borough of Newfield, NJ Boundary Map


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


Total Population 1,639
Population in Households 1,638
Population in Familes 1,448
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 963
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 615
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 480
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 666 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 493 (74.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 122 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $278,041
Average Home Value $303,803


Median Household Income $65,171
Average Household Income $74,126
Per Capita Income $27,825
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.28% 1.04%
Households 1.43% 1.02%
Families 1.37% 0.98%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
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.


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, 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 Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 422 23rd
Population Density1 # 436 20th
Diversity Index2 # 388 29th
Median Household Income # 331 39th
Per Capita Income # 417 24th

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