Colonia is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Colonia Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Middlesex County at latitude 40.5745 and longitude -74.3021. Middlesex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 75 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Colonia Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 3.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Colonia: Colonia Station, Houtenville.Photos of the local Colonia, NJ area
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|Population in Households||17,929|
|Population in Familes||16,317|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||8|
|Average Household Size||2.89|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||6,394 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||5,533 (86.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||670 (10.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||192 ( 3.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$298,127|
|Average Home Value||$322,678|
|Median Household Income||$92,774|
|Average Household Income||$109,766|
|Per Capita Income||$37,890|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.73%|
|Per Capita Income||2.26%|
The table below compares Colonia 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||# 56||90th|
|Population Density1||# 120||78th|
|Diversity Index2||# 202||63rd|
|Median Household Income||# 168||69th|
|Per Capita Income||# 234||57th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.