Pennsville, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Pennsville, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Pennsville Census Designated Place had a population of 11,756 as of July 1, 2017. Pennsville 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 Pennsville is located at latitude 39.6539 and longitude -75.5088 in Salem County. The formal boundaries for the Pennsville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.35 sq. miles. Salem County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Pennsville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389661) 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 Pennsville Census Designated Place is located within Township of Pennsville, a minor civil division (MCD) of Salem County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pennsville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pennsville: Craven's Ferry, Kinseyville, Obisquahassit.


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Pennsville, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 11,756
Daytime Population: Workers 3,739
Daytime Population: Residents 6,117
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,856
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 11,756
Population in Familes 9,667
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,168
Diversity Index3 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,902
Average Household Income $74,894
Per Capita Income $30,438

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,173 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,453 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,324 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 395 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $169,499
Average Home Value $189,088
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,778
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 3,238
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.15% -0.35%
Households -0.22% -0.4%
Families -0.24% -0.4%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Pennsville, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pennsville to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 113 79th
Population Density # 409 25th
Diversity Index # 469 14th
Median Household Income # 421 23rd
Per Capita Income # 399 27th

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