Olivet, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Olivet, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Olivet Census Designated Place had a population of 1,324 as of July 1, 2016. Olivet 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 Olivet is located at latitude 39.5381 and longitude -75.1763 in Salem County. The formal boundaries for the Olivet Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. Salem County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 112 feet.

The Olivet Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389619) 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 Olivet Census Designated Place is located within Township of Pittsgrove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Salem County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Olivet 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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Olivet, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,324
Population in Households 1,324
Population in Familes 1,213
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 529
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 450
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 380
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 490 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 417 (85.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 ( 6.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $242,033
Average Home Value $261,031


Median Household Income $93,759
Average Household Income $114,144
Per Capita Income $39,319
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.98% -0.63%
Households -0.93% -0.63%
Families -1.25% -0.64%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
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.

Olivet, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Olivet 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 # 443 19th
Population Density1 # 487 11th
Diversity Index2 # 484 11th
Median Household Income # 159 71st
Per Capita Income # 241 56th

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