Linwood, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Linwood, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The City of Linwood had a population of 7,086 as of July 1, 2018. Linwood ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Linwood is located at latitude 39.3398 and longitude -74.5752 in Atlantic County. The formal boundaries for the City of Linwood encompass a land area of 3.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.38 sq. miles. Atlantic County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The City of Linwood (GNIS ID: 885280) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Linwood: Leedsville, Pearville, Steelmanville.

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Linwood, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 7,086
Population in Households 6,947
Population in Familes 6,038
Population in Group Qrtrs 139
Population Density2 1,833
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $99,702
Average Household Income $131,816
Per Capita Income $50,484


Total Housing Units 2,778 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,214 (79.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 399 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 165 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $354,651
Average Home Value $440,700


Total Households 2,613
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 1,893
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.01% -0.23%
Households -0.18% -0.34%
Families -0.41% -0.35%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Linwood, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Linwood to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 209 62nd
Population Density # 346 37th
Diversity Index # 434 21st
Median Household Income # 170 69th
Per Capita Income # 153 72nd

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