Richwood, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Richwood, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Richwood Census Designated Place had a population of 3,579 as of July 1, 2018. Richwood 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 Richwood is located at latitude 39.7226 and longitude -75.1655 in Gloucester County. The formal boundaries for the Richwood Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 8.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Gloucester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 151 feet.

The Richwood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584022) 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 Richwood Census Designated Place is located within Township of Harrison, a minor civil division (MCD) of Gloucester County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Richwood: Campbell's Crossroads, Five Points, Mount Pleasant, White Horse.

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


Total Population 3,579
Population in Households 3,569
Population in Familes 3,318
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 403
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $153,566
Average Household Income $173,822
Per Capita Income $53,228


Total Housing Units 1,129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 995 (88.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 89 ( 7.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $390,000
Average Home Value $430,704


Total Households 1,084
Average Household Size 3.29
Family Households 916
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.41% 0.47%
Households 0.33% 0.4%
Families 0.19% 0.39%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   2.09%

Richwood, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richwood 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 # 321 41st
Population Density # 507 7th
Diversity Index # 380 30th
Median Household Income # 33 94th
Per Capita Income # 132 76th

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