Township Of Lower NJ Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Township Of Lower, NJ

The Township Of Lower is a County Subdivision of Cape May County. The subdivision has a T1 Census Class Code which indicates that the Township Of Lower is an active county subdivision that is not coextensive with an incorporated place.

Also See: Cape May County Data | Cities in Cape May County | County Subdivisions in Cape May County

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Township Of Lower Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 21,301 (100%)
Population in Households 21,197 (99.5%)
Population in Families 17,001 (79.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 104 ( 0.5%)
Population Density 768
Diversity Index2 23


Median Household Income $63,896
Average Household Income $88,072
% of Income for Mortgage4 18%
Per Capita Income $37,381
Wealth Index5 112


Total HU (Housing Units) 14,785 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,480 (50.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,543 (10.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,762 (39.0%)
Median Home Value $270,062
Average Home Value $325,712
Housing Affordability Index3 119


Total Households 9,023
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 5,938
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.63% -0.89%
Households -0.53% -0.84%
Families -0.6% -0.87%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.63%

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