Plainsboro Center, NJ Profile: Facts & Data

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Plainsboro Center, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Plainsboro Center Census Designated Place had a population of 2,815 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Plainsboro Center is located at latitude 40.3322 and longitude -74.59 in Middlesex County. The formal boundaries for the Plainsboro Center Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Middlesex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 79 feet.

The Plainsboro Center Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389680) 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 Plainsboro Center Census Designated Place is located within Township of Plainsboro, a minor civil division (MCD) of Middlesex County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,815
Population in Households 2,815
Population in Familes 2,307
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3,708
Diversity Index3 59
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $91,798
Average Household Income $129,627
Per Capita Income $54,283

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,319 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 446 (33.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 775 (58.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $494,286
Average Home Value $561,996
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,221
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 769
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.45% 0.39%
Households 0.29% 0.26%
Families 0.53% 0.23%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

Plainsboro Center, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plainsboro Center 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 # 357 35th
Population Density # 179 67th
Diversity Index # 160 71st
Median Household Income # 204 63rd
Per Capita Income # 125 77th

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