Somerdale, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Somerdale, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Somerdale had a population of 5,464 as of July 1, 2018. Somerdale ranks in 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 Somerdale is located at latitude 39.8454 and longitude -75.0217 in Camden County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Somerdale (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Camden County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 72 feet.

The Borough of Somerdale (GNIS ID: 885396) 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.

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


Total Population 5,464
Population in Households 5,464
Population in Familes 4,464
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,940
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $59,523
Average Household Income $73,208
Per Capita Income $28,378


Total Housing Units 2,238 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,609 (71.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 509 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 120 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $176,535
Average Home Value $182,318


Total Households 2,118
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 1,405
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 0.72% 0.51%
Households 0.54% 0.39%
Families 0.53% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.96%

Somerdale, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Somerdale 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 # 250 54th
Population Density # 160 71st
Diversity Index # 123 78th
Median Household Income # 435 20th
Per Capita Income # 462 15th

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