Paulsboro, NJ Profile: Facts & Data

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Paulsboro, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Paulsboro had a population of 6,037 as of July 1, 2018. Paulsboro ranks in 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 Paulsboro is located at latitude 39.84 and longitude -75.24 in Gloucester County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Paulsboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.71 sq. miles. Gloucester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Borough of Paulsboro (GNIS ID: 885344) 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 Paulsboro: Crown Point, Paulsborough.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 6,037
Population in Households 6,029
Population in Familes 4,994
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 3,186
Diversity Index3 68
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,009
Average Household Income $49,793
Per Capita Income $18,649

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,544 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,277 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 978 (38.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 289 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $140,235
Average Home Value $214,291
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,255
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 1,561
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.12% 0.05%
Households -0.17% 0.02%
Families -0.22% -0.04%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Paulsboro, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Paulsboro 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 # 231 58th
Population Density # 217 60th
Diversity Index # 111 80th
Median Household Income # 533 2nd
Per Capita Income # 532 3rd

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