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Port Norris, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Port Norris Census Designated Place had a population of 1,443 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Port Norris population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Port Norris: Dallas Ferry.

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Port Norris, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,443
Daytime Population: Workers 393
Daytime Population: Residents 890
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,283
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 1,415
Population in Familes 1,178
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density2 228
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $50,074
Average Household Income $64,998
Per Capita Income $24,400


Total Housing Units 566 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 363 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 136 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $136,268
Average Home Value $160,096


Total Households 499
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 363
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.65% 0.26%
Households 0.51% 0.16%
Families 0.31% 0.11%
Median Household Income   0.45%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

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, 2017 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 # 436 20th
Population Density # 529 3rd
Diversity Index # 186 66th
Median Household Income # 476 13th
Per Capita Income # 495 9th

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