Alloway, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Alloway, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Alloway Census Designated Place had a population of 1,366 as of July 1, 2017. Alloway ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Alloway is located at latitude 39.5616 and longitude -75.3453 in Salem County. The formal boundaries for the Alloway Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Salem County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Alloway Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389125) 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 Alloway Census Designated Place is located within Township of Alloway, a minor civil division (MCD) of Salem County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Alloway: Alloways Town, Allowaystown, Thompson's Bridge.

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


Total Population 1,366
Daytime Population: Workers 672
Daytime Population: Residents 735
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,407
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 1,334
Population in Familes 1,194
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density2 199
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $79,373
Average Household Income $88,065
Per Capita Income $30,934


Total Housing Units 533 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 413 (77.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (11.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $205,303
Average Home Value $238,835


Total Households 474
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 376
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 -0.36% -0.52%
Households -0.4% -0.6%
Families 0.11% -0.59%
Median Household Income   3.97%
Per Capita Income   2.62%

Alloway, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alloway 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 # 440 19th
Population Density # 532 3rd
Diversity Index # 427 22nd
Median Household Income # 265 52nd
Per Capita Income # 393 28th

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