Belleplain, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Belleplain, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Belleplain Census Designated Place had a population of 580 as of July 1, 2018. Belleplain ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Belleplain is located at latitude 39.2578 and longitude -74.8749 in Cape May County. The formal boundaries for the Belleplain Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Cape May County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 49 feet.

The Belleplain Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629044) 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 Belleplain Census Designated Place is located within Township of Dennis, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cape May County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Belleplain: Belle Plain, Belle Plains.

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


Total Population 580
Population in Households 578
Population in Familes 501
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 78
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $75,196
Average Household Income $85,116
Per Capita Income $31,185


Total Housing Units 249 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 187 (75.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 ( 9.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $268,750
Average Home Value $286,303


Total Households 212
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 158
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 -0.35% -0.63%
Households -0.34% -0.67%
Families -0.95% -0.64%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Belleplain, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Belleplain 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 # 492 10th
Population Density # 539 1st
Diversity Index # 506 7th
Median Household Income # 324 41st
Per Capita Income # 415 24th

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