Stockton, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Stockton, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Stockton had a population of 559 as of July 1, 2017. Stockton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Stockton is located at latitude 40.4056 and longitude -74.9705 in Hunterdon County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Stockton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Hunterdon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 118 feet.

The Borough of Stockton (GNIS ID: 885409) 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 Stockton 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 Stockton: Center Bridge, Centre Bridge, Prallsville.

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


Total Population 559
Daytime Population: Workers 246
Daytime Population: Residents 247
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 493
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 559
Population in Familes 434
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,045
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $81,415
Average Household Income $113,666
Per Capita Income $50,225


Total Housing Units 271 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 175 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $388,596
Average Home Value $443,429


Total Households 247
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 148
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 0.53% 0.36%
Households 0.57% 0.4%
Families 0.57% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

Stockton, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stockton 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 # 493 10th
Population Density # 426 22nd
Diversity Index # 541 1st
Median Household Income # 245 55th
Per Capita Income # 129 77th

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