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Fairton, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Fairton Census Designated Place had a population of 1,221 as of July 1, 2019. Fairton 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 Fairton is located at latitude 39.3818 and longitude -75.2199 in Cumberland County. The formal boundaries for the Fairton Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Cumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Fairton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389066) 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 Fairton Census Designated Place is located within Township of Fairfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cumberland County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fairton: Fairfield, New England Town Cross Roads.

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Fairton, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Fairton, NJ Housing Affordability Index is 163
State of New Jersey Housing Affordability Index is 91
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Fairton, NJ Wealth Index is 83
State of New Jersey Wealth Index is 148
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,221
Population in Households 1,215
Population in Familes 1,012
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density 427
Diversity Index1 69
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,975
Average Household Income $74,618
Per Capita Income $28,665
Wealth Index3 83

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 564 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 404 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 114 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $168,351
Housing Affordability Index2 163
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 518
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 361
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.37% -0.53%
Households -0.23% -0.47%
Families 0.21% -0.5%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Fairton, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairton to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 452 17th
Population Density # 502 8th
Diversity Index # 104 81st
Median Household Income # 470 14th
Per Capita Income # 473 13th

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