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Williamstown, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Williamstown Census Designated Place had a population of 15,475 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Williamstown is located at latitude 39.6862 and longitude -74.9952 in Gloucester County. The formal boundaries for the Williamstown Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 7.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gloucester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 144 feet.

The Williamstown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390518) 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 Williamstown Census Designated Place is located within Township of Monroe, a minor civil division (MCD) of Gloucester County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Williamstown: Squankum, Squankum Neck, Squankum Village, Williams Town.

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Williamstown, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Williamstown, NJ Housing Affordability Index is 133
State of New Jersey Housing Affordability Index is 91
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Williamstown, NJ Wealth Index is 106
State of New Jersey Wealth Index is 148
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 15,475
Population in Households 15,319
Population in Familes 13,022
Population in Group Qrtrs 156
Population Density 2,085
Diversity Index1 47
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $74,631
Average Household Income $89,267
Per Capita Income $32,038
Wealth Index3 106

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,889 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,286 (72.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,210 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 393 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $203,554
Housing Affordability Index2 133
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,496
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 3,936
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.06% 0.05%
Households -0.19% 0.0%
Families -0.27% -0.03%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

Williamstown, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Williamstown to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 72 87th
Population Density # 327 40th
Diversity Index # 243 55th
Median Household Income # 369 32nd
Per Capita Income # 433 21st

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