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Glassboro, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Glassboro had a population of 20,526 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Glassboro is located at latitude 39.7029 and longitude -75.1118 in Gloucester County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Glassboro encompass a land area of 9.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Gloucester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 148 feet.

The Borough of Glassboro (GNIS ID: 885231) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Glassboro: Glass Town, Glassborough, Glassworks.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Glassboro, NJ Housing Affordability Index is 150
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

Glassboro, NJ Wealth Index is 100
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 20,526
Population in Households 18,342
Population in Familes 13,851
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,184
Population Density 2,202
Diversity Index1 59
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $78,540
Average Household Income $91,657
Per Capita Income $31,106
Wealth Index3 100

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,436 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,528 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,375 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 533 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $200,511
Housing Affordability Index2 150
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,903
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 4,448
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 1.08% 0.83%
Households 1.24% 0.94%
Families 1.23% 0.93%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Glassboro, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glassboro 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 # 50 91st
Population Density # 307 44th
Diversity Index # 165 70th
Median Household Income # 327 40th
Per Capita Income # 445 19th

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