Pitman, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pitman, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Pitman had a population of 9,072 as of July 1, 2016. Pitman ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pitman is located at latitude 39.7329 and longitude -75.1307 in Gloucester County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Pitman (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Gloucester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 125 feet.

The Borough of Pitman (GNIS ID: 885354) 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 Pitman population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pitman: Camp Meeting Town, Pitman Grove.

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


Total Population 9,072
Population in Households 8,830
Population in Familes 7,273
Population in Group Qrtrs 242
Population Density1 4,003
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 3,532
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 2,343
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,802 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,439 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,093 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 270 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $199,378
Average Home Value $208,969


Median Household Income $66,604
Average Household Income $83,344
Per Capita Income $33,449
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% 0.16%
Households 0.2% 0.23%
Families 0.11% 0.19%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.

Pitman, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pitman to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 156 72nd
Population Density1 # 154 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 492 10th
Median Household Income # 343 37th
Per Capita Income # 343 37th

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