Port Norris, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Port Norris, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Port Norris Census Designated Place had a population of 1,410 as of July 1, 2018. Port Norris ranks in the lower 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 Port Norris is located at latitude 39.2505 and longitude -75.0425 in Cumberland County. The formal boundaries for the Port Norris Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.49 sq. miles. Cumberland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Port Norris Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389697) 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 Port Norris Census Designated Place is located within Township of Commercial, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cumberland County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Port Norris: Dallas Ferry.

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


Total Population 1,410
Population in Households 1,384
Population in Familes 1,156
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density2 223
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $48,250
Average Household Income $63,624
Per Capita Income $24,151


Total Housing Units 563 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 351 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 140 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $143,504
Average Home Value $162,892


Total Households 491
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 357
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 0.29% 0.03%
Households 0.25% -0.04%
Families 0.07% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   3.31%

Port Norris, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Norris 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 # 438 20th
Population Density # 530 3rd
Diversity Index # 180 67th
Median Household Income # 494 10th
Per Capita Income # 509 7th

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