Belford, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Belford, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Belford Census Designated Place had a population of 1,691 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Belford is located at latitude 40.4259 and longitude -74.0868 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.

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


Total Population 1,691
Population in Households 1,688
Population in Familes 1,514
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 1,322
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $101,822
Average Household Income $133,689
Per Capita Income $44,098


Total Housing Units 616 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 459 (74.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 100 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $382,738
Average Home Value $368,600


Total Households 560
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 440
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 -0.54% -0.37%
Households -0.51% -0.36%
Families -0.51% -0.37%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

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, 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 # 421 23rd
Population Density # 393 28th
Diversity Index # 384 30th
Median Household Income # 155 72nd
Per Capita Income # 216 61st

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