Farmingdale, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Farmingdale, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Farmingdale had a population of 1,279 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Farmingdale is located at latitude 40.2014 and longitude -74.1678 in Monmouth County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Farmingdale (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Monmouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 79 feet.

The Borough of Farmingdale (GNIS ID: 885218) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Farmingdale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Farmingdale: Marsh's Bog, Upper Squankum.

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Farmingdale, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,279
Population in Households 1,279
Population in Familes 1,001
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,452
Diversity Index2 33
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 530
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 332
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 578 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 255 (44.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 275 (47.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $369,712
Average Home Value $399,706
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $65,651
Average Household Income $87,755
Per Capita Income $36,365
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.73% -0.47%
Households -0.6% -0.42%
Families -0.56% -0.36%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
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.

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Farmingdale, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Farmingdale to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 447 18th
Population Density1 # 280 49th
Diversity Index2 # 330 39th
Median Household Income # 341 38th
Per Capita Income # 278 49th

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