Blackwood, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Blackwood, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Blackwood Census Designated Place had a population of 4,612 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Blackwood is located at latitude 39.7992 and longitude -75.0638 in Camden County. The formal boundaries for the Blackwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Camden County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 72 feet.

The Blackwood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389213) 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.

The Blackwood Census Designated Place is located within Township of Gloucester, a minor civil division (MCD) of Camden County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Blackwood: Blackwoodtown.

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


Total Population 4,612
Population in Households 4,612
Population in Familes 3,939
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,761
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $69,865
Average Household Income $79,919
Per Capita Income $29,217


Total Housing Units 1,813 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,352 (74.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 344 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 117 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $182,215
Average Home Value $194,346


Total Households 1,696
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 1,220
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 0.18% 0.15%
Households 0.06% 0.09%
Families 0.1% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Blackwood, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blackwood 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 # 278 49th
Population Density # 175 68th
Diversity Index # 302 45th
Median Household Income # 352 36th
Per Capita Income # 451 17th

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