Avenel is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Avenel Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Middlesex County at latitude 40.5804 and longitude -74.2851. Middlesex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 82 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Avenel Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 3.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.Photos of the local Avenel, NJ area
Also See: Avenel, NJ ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||14,333|
|Population in Familes||12,387|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2,992|
|Average Household Size||2.73|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||5,442 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,744 (50.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,509 (46.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||189 ( 3.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$256,591|
|Average Home Value||$268,827|
|Median Household Income||$69,578|
|Average Household Income||$81,234|
|Per Capita Income||$27,606|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.46%|
|Per Capita Income||2.74%|
The table below compares Avenel 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.
|Total Population||# 61||89th|
|Population Density1||# 106||81st|
|Diversity Index2||# 38||93rd|
|Median Household Income||# 304||44th|
|Per Capita Income||# 420||23rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.