Swedesboro, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Swedesboro, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Swedesboro had a population of 2,581 as of July 1, 2017. Swedesboro ranks in the upper 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 Swedesboro is located at latitude 39.7459 and longitude -75.3109 in Gloucester County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Swedesboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Gloucester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Borough of Swedesboro (GNIS ID: 885415) 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 Swedesboro population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Swedesboro: Laddtown, Raccoon, Swedesborough.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,581
Daytime Population: Workers 1,628
Daytime Population: Residents 1,201
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,829
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 2,580
Population in Familes 2,104
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 3,564
Diversity Index3 71
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $63,786
Average Household Income $73,155
Per Capita Income $26,317

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,014 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 558 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 370 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $210,887
Average Home Value $213,217
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 928
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 636
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 -0.02% 0.13%
Households -0.15% 0.04%
Families -0.19% 0.03%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Swedesboro, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Swedesboro to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 366 33rd
Population Density # 195 64th
Diversity Index # 90 84th
Median Household Income # 372 32nd
Per Capita Income # 473 13th

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