Newfield, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Newfield, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Newfield had a population of 1,731 as of July 1, 2020. Newfield 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 Newfield is located at latitude 39.5465 and longitude -75.0249 in Gloucester County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Newfield encompass a land area of 1.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gloucester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 115 feet.

The Borough of Newfield (GNIS ID: 885319) 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.


Newfield, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 1,731 (100%)
Population in Households 1,729 (99.9%)
Population in Families 1,525 (88.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 2 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 996
Diversity Index2 29


Median Household Income $76,148
Average Household Income $101,469
% of Income for Mortgage4 12%
Per Capita Income $38,105
Wealth Index5 126


Total HU (Housing Units) 702 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 543 (77.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 111 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $212,500
Average Home Value $223,897
Housing Affordability Index3 161


Total Households 654
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 509
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.71% 0.63%
Households 0.8% 0.72%
Families 0.78% 0.66%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
Owner Occupied HU   0.8%


Newfield, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newfield to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 418 23rd
Population Density # 429 21st
Median Household Income # 350 36th
Housing Affordability Index # 454 83rd
Per Capita Income # 345 37th
Diversity Index # 384 30th

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