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Belford, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Belford Census Designated Place had a population of 1,613 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Belford is located at latitude 40.4281 and longitude -74.0786 in Monmouth County. The formal boundaries for the Belford Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Monmouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Belford Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389194) 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 Belford Census Designated Place is located within Township of Middletown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monmouth County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Belford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 1,613
Daytime Population: Workers 425
Daytime Population: Residents 799
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,224
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 1,610
Population in Familes 1,439
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 1,261
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $93,287
Average Household Income $124,809
Per Capita Income $41,264


Total Housing Units 616 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 439 (71.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 97 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $346,835
Average Home Value $360,445


Total Households 536
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 422
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 -1.26% -0.82%
Households -1.18% -0.76%
Families -1.15% -0.77%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   3.11%

Belford, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Belford 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 # 427 22nd
Population Density # 396 28th
Diversity Index # 382 30th
Median Household Income # 177 68th
Per Capita Income # 219 60th

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