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Carneys Point, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Carneys Point Census Designated Place had a population of 7,366 as of July 1, 2019. Carneys Point ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Carneys Point is located at latitude 39.7112 and longitude -75.4702 in Salem County. The formal boundaries for the Carneys Point Census Designated Place 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Carneys Point, NJ Housing Affordability Index is 120
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

Carneys Point, NJ Wealth Index is 71
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 7,366
Population in Households 7,080
Population in Familes 5,537
Population in Group Qrtrs 286
Population Density 879
Diversity Index1 64
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,979
Average Household Income $70,822
Per Capita Income $28,704
Wealth Index3 71

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,256 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,824 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,138 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 294 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $166,478
Housing Affordability Index2 120
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,962
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,835
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 -0.1% -0.33%
Households -0.17% -0.39%
Families -0.12% -0.4%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

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, 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 # 198 64th
Population Density # 443 19th
Diversity Index # 136 75th
Median Household Income # 494 10th
Per Capita Income # 472 14th

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