Bloomsbury, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bloomsbury, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Bloomsbury had a population of 862 as of July 1, 2016. Bloomsbury ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Bloomsbury is located at latitude 40.6567 and longitude -75.0765 in Hunterdon County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Bloomsbury (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Hunterdon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 308 feet.

The Borough of Bloomsbury (GNIS ID: 885162) 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 Bloomsbury 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 Bloomsbury: Bloomsburg.

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


Total Population 862
Population in Households 862
Population in Familes 724
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 983
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 336
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 236
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 360 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 265 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $280,068
Average Home Value $280,943


Median Household Income $97,594
Average Household Income $117,540
Per Capita Income $45,816
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% -0.07%
Households -0.05% -0.06%
Families -0.07% -0.08%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.

Bloomsbury, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bloomsbury 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 # 472 14th
Population Density1 # 435 20th
Diversity Index2 # 445 19th
Median Household Income # 141 74th
Per Capita Income # 162 70th

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