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Glen Gardner, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Glen Gardner had a population of 1,686 as of July 1, 2017. Glen Gardner 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 Glen Gardner is located at latitude 40.7003 and longitude -74.9396 in Hunterdon County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Glen Gardner (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hunterdon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 443 feet.

The Borough of Glen Gardner (GNIS ID: 885232) 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 Glen Gardner population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Glen Gardner: Clarkesville, Clarksville, Sodom, Spruce Run.

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


Total Population 1,686
Daytime Population: Workers 224
Daytime Population: Residents 692
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 916
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.54
Population in Households 1,686
Population in Familes 1,273
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,106
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $72,730
Average Household Income $99,910
Per Capita Income $44,859


Total Housing Units 829 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 534 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 223 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $215,574
Average Home Value $275,515


Total Households 757
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 427
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 -0.15% -0.04%
Households -0.2% -0.11%
Families -0.22% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Glen Gardner, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glen Gardner 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 # 420 23rd
Population Density # 418 23rd
Diversity Index # 407 26th
Median Household Income # 309 43rd
Per Capita Income # 180 67th

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