Fords is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Fords Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Middlesex County at latitude 40.5293 and longitude -74.316. Middlesex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 115 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Fords Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.Photos of the local Fords, NJ area
Also See: Fords, NJ ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||15,467|
|Population in Familes||13,462|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.83|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||5,738 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,934 (68.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,527 (26.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||277 ( 4.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$251,883|
|Average Home Value||$259,925|
|Median Household Income||$80,173|
|Average Household Income||$90,973|
|Per Capita Income||$32,274|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.84%|
|Per Capita Income||2.55%|
The table below compares Fords 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||# 70||87th|
|Population Density1||# 82||85th|
|Diversity Index2||# 69||88th|
|Median Household Income||# 232||58th|
|Per Capita Income||# 332||39th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.