Blairstown, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Blairstown, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Blairstown Census Designated Place had a population of 478 as of July 1, 2015. Blairstown 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 Blairstown is located at latitude 40.9874 and longitude -74.9546 in Warren County. The formal boundaries for the Blairstown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Warren County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 354 feet.

The Blairstown Census Designated Place 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Blairstown 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 Blairstown: Blair's Town, Butts Bridge, Gravel Hill, Smith's Mills.

Blairstown Census Designated Place, NJ Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 478
Population in Households 466
Population in Familes 403
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 1,124
Diversity Index2 15
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 186
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 141
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 219 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 135 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $306,667
Average Home Value $328,125
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $96,403
Average Household Income $133,541
Per Capita Income $48,771
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.41% -0.81%
Households -1.47% -0.88%
Families 0.97% -0.87%
Median Household Income   -0.04%
Per Capita Income   1.3%
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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Blairstown, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blairstown 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 # 500 8th
Population Density1 # 414 24th
Diversity Index2 # 483 12th
Median Household Income # 146 73rd
Per Capita Income # 122 78th

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