Salem County NJ Information


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  1. Salem County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forSalem County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Salem County NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 64,589
Population in Households 63,332
Population in Familes 52,586
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,257
Population Density2 195
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $61,029
Average Household Income $84,844
Per Capita Income $32,376


Total Housing Units 27,417 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,945 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,681 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,791 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $201,983
Average Home Value $236,226


Total Households 24,626
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 17,070
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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.25% -0.5%
Households -0.29% -0.53%
Families -0.3% -0.54%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.51%


Salem County NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Salem County to the other 21 counties and county equivalents 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 # 21 5th
Population Density # 21 5th
Diversity Index # 14 38th
Median Household Income # 20 10th
Per Capita Income # 18 19th

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