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Belford, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Belford Census Designated Place had a population of 1,674 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Belford is located at latitude 40.4281 and longitude -74.0786 in Monmouth County. The formal boundaries for the Belford Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Monmouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Belford Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389194) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Belford Census Designated Place is located within Township of Middletown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monmouth County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Belford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 1,674
Population in Households 1,671
Population in Familes 1,493
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 1,309
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 555
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 438
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 616 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 457 (74.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 98 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $338,926
Average Home Value $351,919


Median Household Income $87,102
Average Household Income $119,405
Per Capita Income $39,592
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.87% -0.6%
Households -0.81% -0.55%
Families -0.75% -0.6%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.

Belford, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Belford 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 # 420 23rd
Population Density1 # 396 28th
Diversity Index2 # 379 30th
Median Household Income # 192 65th
Per Capita Income # 232 58th

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