Waretown, NJ Profile: Facts & Data

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Waretown, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Waretown Census Designated Place had a population of 1,635 as of July 1, 2019. Waretown ranks in the lower 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 Waretown is located at latitude 39.7915 and longitude -74.1951 in Ocean County. The formal boundaries for the Waretown Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Ocean County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Waretown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390452) 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 Waretown Census Designated Place is located within Township of Ocean, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ocean County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Waretown: Waer Town, Waertown, Waiers Mill, Wiretown.

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Waretown, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Waretown, NJ Housing Affordability Index is 145
State of New Jersey Housing Affordability Index is 91
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Waretown, NJ Wealth Index is 158
State of New Jersey Wealth Index is 148
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,635
Population in Households 1,634
Population in Familes 1,377
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density 1,815
Diversity Index1 11
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $80,817
Average Household Income $105,406
Per Capita Income $43,424
Wealth Index3 158

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 857 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 548 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 119 (13.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 190 (22.2%)
Median Home Value $286,916
Housing Affordability Index2 145
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 667
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 476
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.45% 0.47%
Households 0.38% 0.39%
Families 0.42% 0.33%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

Waretown, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waretown to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 425 22nd
Population Density # 349 36th
Diversity Index # 522 4th
Median Household Income # 310 43rd
Per Capita Income # 249 54th

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