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Yardville, New Jersey - Basic Facts

Yardville is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Yardville Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Mercer County at latitude 40.1812 and longitude -74.6643. Mercer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 59 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Yardville Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 4.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Yardville: Jardville, Sand Hills, Sandtown.

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


Total Population 7,155
Population in Households 7,130
Population in Familes 6,085
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density1 1,766
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 2,771
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 2,002
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,886 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,323 (80.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 448 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 115 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $276,920
Average Home Value $305,359


Median Household Income $89,080
Average Household Income $101,345
Per Capita Income $40,211
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.1% 0.19%
Households 0.12% 0.27%
Families -0.53% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
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.


Yardville, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yardville 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 # 205 63rd
Population Density1 # 350 36th
Diversity Index2 # 394 28th
Median Household Income # 181 67th
Per Capita Income # 210 62nd

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