Blairstown, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Blairstown, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Blairstown Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Warren County at latitude 40.9874 and longitude -74.9546. Warren County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 354 feet.

The formal official name is the Blairstown Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Blairstown, New Jersey.

The U5 Census Class Code for Blairstown indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blairstown: Blair's Town, Butts Bridge, Gravel Hill, Smith's Mills.

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Blairstown, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 488
Population in Households 475
Population in Familes 412
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density1 1,147
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 190
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 143
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 219 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 139 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $286,000
Average Home Value $315,000


Median Household Income $102,579
Average Household Income $121,935
Per Capita Income $45,294
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.26% -0.88%
Households -1.32% -0.86%
Families 1.54% -0.85%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   4.94%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 499 9th
Population Density1 # 410 25th
Diversity Index2 # 484 11th
Median Household Income # 128 77th
Per Capita Income # 146 73rd

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