Alloway, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Alloway, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Alloway Census Designated Place had a population of 1,377 as of July 1, 2016. Alloway ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Alloway is located at latitude 39.5616 and longitude -75.3453 in Salem County. The formal boundaries for the Alloway Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Salem County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Alloway Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389125) 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 Alloway Census Designated Place is located within Township of Alloway, a minor civil division (MCD) of Salem County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alloway 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 Alloway: Alloways Town, Allowaystown, Thompson's Bridge.

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


Total Population 1,377
Population in Households 1,345
Population in Familes 1,203
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density1 201
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 479
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 380
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 522 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 418 (80.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $204,167
Average Home Value $233,852


Median Household Income $81,239
Average Household Income $87,450
Per Capita Income $30,980
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.29% -0.41%
Households -0.3% -0.34%
Families 0.3% -0.37%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   1.04%
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.

Alloway, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alloway 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 # 440 19th
Population Density1 # 532 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 428 22nd
Median Household Income # 235 57th
Per Capita Income # 380 30th

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