Waretown, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Waretown, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Waretown Census Designated Place had a population of 1,543 as of July 1, 2016. Waretown ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Waretown is located at latitude 39.7898 and longitude -74.1933 in Ocean County. The formal boundaries for the Waretown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Ocean County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Waretown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390452) 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 Waretown Census Designated Place is located within Township of Ocean, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ocean County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Waretown: Waer Town, Waertown, Waiers Mill, Wiretown.

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Waretown Census Designated Place, NJ Boundary Map

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


Total Population 1,543
Population in Households 1,543
Population in Familes 1,298
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,717
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 630
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 450
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 839 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 508 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 122 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 209 (24.9%)
Median Home Value $259,118
Average Home Value $333,644


Median Household Income $66,927
Average Household Income $85,282
Per Capita Income $35,536
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.27% 0.01%
Households -0.35% -0.1%
Families -0.28% -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   1.32%
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.

Waretown, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waretown 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 # 432 21st
Population Density1 # 355 35th
Diversity Index2 # 519 5th
Median Household Income # 340 38th
Per Capita Income # 303 45th

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