Collingswood, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Collingswood, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Collingswood had a population of 14,233 as of July 1, 2018. Collingswood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Collingswood is located at latitude 39.9182 and longitude -75.0713 in Camden County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Collingswood (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Camden County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Borough of Collingswood (GNIS ID: 885191) 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 Collingswood: Newton Colony.

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


Total Population 14,233
Population in Households 14,169
Population in Familes 10,185
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density2 7,808
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $61,457
Average Household Income $86,466
Per Capita Income $38,860


Total Housing Units 6,922 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,395 (49.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,974 (43.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 553 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $249,665
Average Home Value $258,542


Total Households 6,369
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 3,367
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 0.26% 0.2%
Households 0.13% 0.13%
Families 0.09% 0.11%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   2.95%

Collingswood, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Collingswood 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 # 86 84th
Population Density # 47 92nd
Diversity Index # 211 62nd
Median Household Income # 422 23rd
Per Capita Income # 299 45th

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