Voorhees, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Voorhees, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Voorhees Census Designated Place had a population of 1,142 as of July 1, 2017. Voorhees ranks in 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 Voorhees is located at latitude 40.4822 and longitude -74.4925 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Voorhees Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 98 feet.

The Voorhees Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584039) 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 Voorhees Census Designated Place is located within Township of Franklin, a minor civil division (MCD) of Somerset County.

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

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


Total Population 1,142
Daytime Population: Workers 1,336
Daytime Population: Residents 656
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,992
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.74
Population in Households 1,142
Population in Familes 984
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,590
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $44,280
Average Household Income $72,961
Per Capita Income $21,475


Total Housing Units 400 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 159 (39.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 198 (49.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $377,273
Average Home Value $404,088


Total Households 357
Average Household Size 3.2
Family Households 272
Average Family Size 4
  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 2.19% 2.36%
Households 2.38% 2.25%
Families 1.28% 2.25%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.96%

Voorhees, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Voorhees 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 # 458 16th
Population Density # 375 31st
Diversity Index # 70 87th
Median Household Income # 500 8th
Per Capita Income # 517 5th

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