Sewaren, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Sewaren, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Sewaren Census Designated Place had a population of 2,808 as of July 1, 2018. Sewaren ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Sewaren is located at latitude 40.552 and longitude -74.2588 in Middlesex County. The formal boundaries for the Sewaren Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Middlesex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 33 feet.

The Sewaren Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390280) 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 Sewaren Census Designated Place is located within Township of Woodbridge, a minor civil division (MCD) of Middlesex County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sewaren: Sewarren.

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


Total Population 2,808
Population in Households 2,808
Population in Familes 2,413
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,956
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $74,829
Average Household Income $98,599
Per Capita Income $35,232


Total Housing Units 1,063 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 783 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 231 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $311,458
Average Home Value $314,605


Total Households 1,014
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 732
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 0.23% 0.23%
Households 0.11% 0.14%
Families 0.17% 0.14%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   2.98%

Sewaren, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sewaren 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 # 359 34th
Population Density # 229 58th
Diversity Index # 124 77th
Median Household Income # 328 40th
Per Capita Income # 356 35th

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