Westville, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Westville, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Westville had a population of 4,231 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Westville is located at latitude 39.8679 and longitude -75.1316 in Gloucester County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Westville 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.

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


Total Population 4,231
Population in Households 4,229
Population in Familes 3,322
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 4,131
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $55,996
Average Household Income $71,995
Per Capita Income $29,489


Total Housing Units 1,921 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,094 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 638 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 189 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $168,156
Average Home Value $224,612


Total Households 1,732
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,075
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.16% 0.06%
Households -0.16% 0.05%
Families -0.22% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   3.56%

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, 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 # 294 46th
Population Density # 148 73rd
Diversity Index # 338 38th
Median Household Income # 454 17th
Per Capita Income # 443 19th

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