Stockton, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Stockton, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Stockton had a population of 577 as of July 1, 2016. Stockton 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 Stockton is located at latitude 40.4056 and longitude -74.9705 in Hunterdon County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Stockton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Hunterdon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 118 feet.

The Borough of Stockton (GNIS ID: 885409) 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 Stockton 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 Stockton: Center Bridge, Centre Bridge, Prallsville.

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


Total Population 577
Population in Households 577
Population in Familes 448
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,079
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 255
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 153
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 281 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 182 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $386,792
Average Home Value $439,286


Median Household Income $81,055
Average Household Income $111,977
Per Capita Income $49,487
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.13% 0.65%
Households 1.18% 0.7%
Families 1.2% 0.65%
Median Household Income   3.14%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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.

Stockton, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stockton 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 # 492 10th
Population Density1 # 423 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 541 1st
Median Household Income # 240 56th
Per Capita Income # 123 78th

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