Carneys Point, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Carneys Point, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Carneys Point Census Designated Place had a population of 7,279 as of July 1, 2018. Carneys Point ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Carneys Point is located at latitude 39.7053 and longitude -75.4682 in Salem County. The formal boundaries for the Carneys Point Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.44 sq. miles. Salem County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Carneys Point Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389281) 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 Carneys Point Census Designated Place is located within Township of Carneys Point, a minor civil division (MCD) of Salem County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Carneys Point: Carney's Point.

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


Total Population 7,279
Population in Households 6,994
Population in Familes 5,497
Population in Group Qrtrs 285
Population Density2 874
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $50,957
Average Household Income $71,028
Per Capita Income $30,181


Total Housing Units 3,188 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,831 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,098 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 258 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $171,444
Average Home Value $183,788


Total Households 2,930
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,806
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 -0.17% -0.4%
Households -0.27% -0.45%
Families -0.26% -0.49%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   3.5%

Carneys Point, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carneys Point 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 # 203 63rd
Population Density # 445 19th
Diversity Index # 143 74th
Median Household Income # 485 11th
Per Capita Income # 435 20th

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