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Turnersville, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Turnersville Census Designated Place had a population of 3,695 as of July 1, 2015. Turnersville 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 Turnersville is located at latitude 39.7664 and longitude -75.062 in Gloucester County. 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. Gloucester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 59 feet.

The Turnersville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390410) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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

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


Total Population 3,695
Population in Households 3,689
Population in Familes 3,477
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 2,485
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 1,213
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 1,065
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,237 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,155 (93.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 ( 4.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 1.9%)
Median Home Value $256,338
Average Home Value $271,859


Median Household Income $98,028
Average Household Income $121,306
Per Capita Income $39,785
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.24% -0.11%
Households -0.06% -0.02%
Families -0.05% -0.02%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   3.14%
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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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, 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 # 307 44th
Population Density1 # 274 50th
Diversity Index2 # 416 24th
Median Household Income # 139 75th
Per Capita Income # 217 60th

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