Fort Dix, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Fort Dix, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Fort Dix Census Designated Place had a population of 7,608 as of July 1, 2018. Fort Dix ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Fort Dix is located at latitude 40.0298 and longitude -74.6185 in Burlington County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Dix Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Burlington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 141 feet.

The Fort Dix Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389104) has a M2 Census Class Code which indicates a military or other defense installation entirely within a census designated place. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Fort Dix Census Designated Place is located within Township of New Hanover, a minor civil division (MCD) of Burlington County.

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


Total Population 7,608
Population in Households 2,436
Population in Familes 2,143
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,172
Population Density2 741
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $46,542
Average Household Income $57,704
Per Capita Income $18,517


Total Housing Units 898 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5 ( 0.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 778 (86.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 115 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0


Total Households 783
Average Household Size 3.11
Family Households 586
Average Family Size 4
  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 -0.17% 0.03%
Households -0.02% 0.03%
Families -0.08% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   0.95%

Fort Dix, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Dix 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 # 194 65th
Population Density # 454 17th
Diversity Index # 55 90th
Median Household Income # 500 8th
Per Capita Income # 533 2nd

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