Westville, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Westville, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Westville had a population of 4,248 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Westville is located at latitude 39.8689 and longitude -75.1316 in Gloucester County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Westville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.35 sq. miles. Gloucester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Borough of Westville (GNIS ID: 885440) 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.

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

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


Total Population 4,248
Daytime Population: Workers 1,541
Daytime Population: Residents 2,003
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,544
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 4,246
Population in Familes 3,318
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 4,148
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $54,088
Average Household Income $70,308
Per Capita Income $28,800


Total Housing Units 1,916 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,051 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 688 (35.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 177 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $162,692
Average Home Value $224,691


Total Households 1,739
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,081
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 -0.13% 0.03%
Households -0.13% 0.02%
Families -0.18% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

Westville, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westville 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 # 292 47th
Population Density # 145 74th
Diversity Index # 331 39th
Median Household Income # 453 17th
Per Capita Income # 432 21st

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