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Turnersville, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Turnersville Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Gloucester County at latitude 39.7664 and longitude -75.062. Gloucester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 59 feet.

The formal official name is the Turnersville Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Turnersville, New Jersey.

The U5 Census Class Code for Turnersville indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Turnersville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 3,707
Population in Households 3,701
Population in Familes 3,488
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 2,493
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 1,216
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 1,066
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,239 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,159 (93.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 ( 4.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 1.9%)
Median Home Value $250,678
Average Home Value $267,271


Median Household Income $107,040
Average Household Income $127,516
Per Capita Income $41,822
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.22% -0.11%
Households -0.02% -0.05%
Families -0.04% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   3.56%
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.


Turnersville, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Turnersville 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 # 308 44th
Population Density1 # 273 50th
Diversity Index2 # 417 23rd
Median Household Income # 109 80th
Per Capita Income # 191 65th

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