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Woodstown, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Woodstown had a population of 3,374 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Woodstown is located at latitude 39.6502 and longitude -75.3262 in Salem County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Woodstown (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Salem County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 43 feet.

The Borough of Woodstown (GNIS ID: 885452) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Woodstown 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 Woodstown: Millbrooke, Pilesgrove, Wood Town, Wood's Town.

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


Total Population 3,374
Daytime Population: Workers 1,674
Daytime Population: Residents 1,711
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,385
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 3,354
Population in Familes 2,703
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 2,129
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $62,803
Average Household Income $83,896
Per Capita Income $34,387


Total Housing Units 1,529 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 781 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 593 (38.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 155 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $234,777
Average Home Value $268,118


Total Households 1,374
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 892
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 -0.52% -0.5%
Households -0.68% -0.56%
Families -0.69% -0.59%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

Woodstown, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Woodstown 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 # 331 39th
Population Density # 320 41st
Diversity Index # 250 54th
Median Household Income # 381 30th
Per Capita Income # 339 38th

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