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Gloucester County, New Jersey (NJ)

County population in 2016: 292,330 (92% urban, 8% rural); it was 254,673 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 63,424
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 20,101
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 72,482
Renter-occupied apartments: 20,746 (it was 18,235 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

35%

Land area: 325 sq. mi.

Water area: 12.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 900 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gloucester County: 101.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (30.2%), Educational, health and social services (22.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 79%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 18%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Gloucester County, New Jersey:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (78.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (10.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (6.0%)
  • Asian alone (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
Median resident age:  39.7 years
New Jersey median age:  39.5 years
Males: 141,848  (48.5%)
Females: 150,482  (51.5%)

Gloucester County,NJ real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Gloucester County:

2.0 people
New Jersey:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $79,879 ($54,273 in 1999)

This county:

$79,879
New Jersey:

$76,126

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $998 (lower quartile is $813, upper quartile is $1,223)
This county:

$998
State:

$1125


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $218,600 (it was $118,200 in 2000)
Gloucester:

$218,600
New Jersey:

$328,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $163,200 - $291,600

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $243,868
Here:

$243,868
State:

$401,764

Townhouses or other attached units: $154,576
Here:

$154,576
State:

$266,552

In 2-unit structures: $179,618
Here:

$179,618
State:

$327,480

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $129,840
Here:

$129,840
State:

$297,734

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $139,292
Here:

$139,292
State:

$275,779

Mobile homes: $41,991
Here:

$41,991
State:

$82,857
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,009
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $828

Institutionalized population: 1,594
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Health of residents in Gloucester County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
70.8% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
49.2% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
76.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is about average.
74.1% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 198 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 163 pounds. This is about average.
15.9% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1294 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2001: 1338 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2002: 1689 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 2003: 1560 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 2004: 1638 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2005: 1882 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2006: 1021 buildings, average cost: $166,100
  • 2007: 882 buildings, average cost: $173,200
  • 2008: 739 buildings, average cost: $164,800
  • 2009: 612 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2010: 498 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2011: 463 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2012: 475 buildings, average cost: $143,800
  • 2013: 578 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 2014: 487 buildings, average cost: $133,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $6,909 (3.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $6,080 (3.1%)

Gloucester County household income distribution in 2009 Gloucester County home values distribution Gloucester County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.6%
Gloucester County:

7.6%
New Jersey:

10.4%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.7% for Black residents, 17.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.6% for other race residents, 17.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 39.7 years old
(Males: 38.3 years old, Females: 41.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.6 years old, Black residents: 36.5 years old, American Indian residents: 55.6 years old, Asian residents: 33.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.7 years old, Other race residents: 31.4 years old)

Area name: Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gloucester County is $742 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $886 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1061 a month.

Cities in this county include: Glassboro, Williamstown, Woodbury, Pitman, Clayton, Paulsboro, Beckett, Westville, Turnersville, Gibbstown.

Gloucester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2012 air pollution in Gloucester County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.4 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Butte County, California , Jefferson County, West Virginia , Edgar County, Illinois , Tipton County, Indiana , Union County, Ohio , Ralls County, Missouri , Randolph County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
New Jersey:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 17,149
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 31.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 16,300 (67.2% naturalized citizens)

Gloucester County:

5.6%
Whole state:

22.5%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 2,626
  • 2000 to 2009: 3,908
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,635
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,142
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,575
  • Before 1970: 2,805
Note: State values scaled to Gloucester County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 46.4%

Gloucester County marital status for males Gloucester County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 83,481
  • One, attached: 8,855
  • Two: 2,983
  • 3 or 4: 3,150
  • 5 to 9: 3,664
  • 10 to 19: 4,466
  • 20 to 49: 1,428
  • 50 or more: 3,113
  • Mobile homes: 1,834
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 46

Housing units in Gloucester County with a mortgage: 57,380 (1,551 second mortgage, 8,236 home equity loan, 761 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 25,586

Here:

69.5% with mortgage
State:

67.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Gloucester County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic75,21821
Evangelical Protestant30,71583
Mainline Protestant18,85584
Black Protestant12,09916
Other2,51112
None148,890-
Gloucester County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 53
Gloucester County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 72
This county:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Gloucester County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 131
This county:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Gloucester County:

9.8%
New Jersey:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Gloucester County:

24.9%
State:

23.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.9%
State:

18.0%

Agriculture in Gloucester County:

Average size of farms: 73 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $95,389
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1883.68
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 33.28%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.14%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $80,702
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 64.81%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 34.50%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $55,112
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.16%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.06
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 37.63%
Corn for grain: 2063 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2867 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 8165 harvested acres
Vegetables: 7,248 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 4,809 acres

Earthquake activity:

Gloucester County-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.2 miles away from Gloucester County center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.9 miles away from the county center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 293.4 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 301.1 miles away from the county center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.0 miles away from Gloucester County center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 261.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New Jersey Severe Storm, Incident Period: June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4231: July 22, 2015, FEMA Id: 4231, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • New Jersey Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3354: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3354, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Jersey Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4086: October 30, 2012, FEMA Id: 4086, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Jersey Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 27, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4021: August 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 4021, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Jersey Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3332: August 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3332, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Jersey Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 13, 2011 to August 15, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4033: September 15, 2011, FEMA Id: 4033, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Jersey Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 12, 2010 to April 15, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1897: April 02, 2010, FEMA Id: 1897, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Jersey Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: February 05, 2010 to February 06, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1889: March 23, 2010, FEMA Id: 1889, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • New Jersey Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 19, 2009 to December 20, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1873: February 05, 2010, FEMA Id: 1873, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • New Jersey Severe Storms and Inland and Coastal Flooding, Incident Period: April 14, 2007 to April 20, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1694: April 26, 2007, FEMA Id: 1694, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 12 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Gloucester County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • India (11%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • Mexico (8%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)
  • Italy (4%)
  • Jamaica (4%)
  • Korea (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Gloucester County (%):

  • Italian (22%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • German (8%)
  • American (4%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • English (3%)
  • European (1%)

Gloucester County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 91,631 (82.1%)
  • Carpooled: 8,856 (7.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,604 (1.4%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 63 (0.1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 38 (0.0%)
  • Railroad: 33 (0.0%)
  • Ferryboat: 69 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,925 (1.7%)
  • Bicycle: 107 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 1,477 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 5,754 (5.2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Gloucester County, New Jersey in 2000:

  • 2,329 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,209 people in nursing homes
  • 648 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 257 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 185 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 182 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 128 people in religious group quarters
  • 79 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 51 people in other group homes
  • 40 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 38 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 10 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 10 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 3 people in crews of maritime vessels

People in group quarters in Gloucester County, New Jersey in 2010:

  • 2,001 people in college/university student housing
  • 948 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 417 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 264 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 161 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 111 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 100 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 93 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 60 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 31 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 21 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 10 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $70,095.

4.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,535 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.56%
New Jersey average:

5.08%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($191 average AGI)
Gloucester County:

0.03%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

2.96% relocated from other counties in New Jersey ($29,870 average AGI)
1.57% relocated from other states ($17,475 average AGI)
Gloucester County:

1.57%
New Jersey average:

2.19%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Camden County, NJ  1.69% ($45,238 average AGI)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.35% ($51,208)
from Burlington County, NJ  0.30% ($50,716)
from Cumberland County, NJ  0.24% ($39,522)
from Salem County, NJ  0.22% ($41,746)
from Atlantic County, NJ  0.18% ($45,054)
from Delaware County, PA  0.11% ($53,296)


4.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,076 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
New Jersey average:

5.65%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($235 average AGI)
Gloucester County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

2.71% relocated to other counties in New Jersey ($23,224 average AGI)
2.16% relocated to other states ($23,617 average AGI)
Gloucester County:

2.16%
New Jersey average:

2.75%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Camden County, NJ  1.41% ($38,224 average AGI)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.33% ($42,193)
to Burlington County, NJ  0.29% ($48,500)
to Salem County, NJ  0.24% ($43,705)
to Cumberland County, NJ  0.23% ($40,023)
to Atlantic County, NJ  0.20% ($44,907)
to Delaware County, PA  0.10% ($56,948)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.1

Births per 1000 population in Gloucester County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Gloucester County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 0.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Gloucester County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gloucester County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gloucester County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 38,607 (31,946 aged, 6,661 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 4,891 (7%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Gloucester County, New Jersey in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2,754)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (2,737)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (1,850)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,676)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,520)
  • Unspecified dementia (1,169)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (905)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (800)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (786)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (744)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.37
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,881
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 88
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 19,570

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,070
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 858
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 35
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 79

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 28.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 11.7
  • Other - 16.5

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 85.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 33.6
  • Suffocation - 23.4
  • Poisoning - 21.3
  • Other - 6.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 292,330
  • In family households: 247,479 (37,701 male householders, 34,657 female householders)
    53,905 spouses, 95,849 children (90,323 natural, 1,854 adopted, 3,672 stepchildren), 6,936 grandchildren, 1,389 brothers or sisters, 4,349 parents, 5,344 other relatives, 7,349 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 40,529 (13,415 male householders (11,253 living alone)), 19,663 female householders (17,275 living alone)), 7,451 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,322

Size of family households: 25,794 2-persons, 17,979 3-persons, 17,820 4-persons, 7,667 5-persons, 2,207 6-persons, 891 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 28,528 1-person, 3,597 2-persons, 321 3-persons, 365 4-persons, 267 5-persons.

44,379 married couples with children.
12,913 single-parent households (4,733 men, 8,180 women).

90.1% of residents of Gloucester speak English at home.
3.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (67% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,154,764,000 ($4,248 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $32,067,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $562,667,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $290,085,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,411,000
Federal grants: $156,717,000
Federal procurement contracts: $42,372,000 ($12,792,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $101,512,000 ($3,044,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $52,370,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $208,602,000
Federal Government insurance: $156,365,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 16,483
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 12,147
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +815
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+33 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +16,586
Here +60 per 1000 residents
State -22 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Gloucester County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 21.00 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 733
  • 2010 to 2013: 2,154
  • 2000 to 2009: 16,414
  • 1990 to 1999: 17,305
  • 1980 to 1989: 15,174
  • 1970 to 1979: 17,810
  • 1960 to 1969: 12,131
  • 1950 to 1959: 14,700
  • 1940 to 1949: 5,849
  • 1939 or earlier: 10,750
Note: State values scaled to Gloucester population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Gloucester County, New Jersey
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Gloucester County population
  • 1 room: 291
  • 2 rooms: 127
  • 3 rooms: 860
  • 4 rooms: 3,535
  • 5 rooms: 12,230
  • 6 rooms: 14,113
  • 7 rooms: 16,218
  • 8 rooms: 13,033
  • 9+ rooms: 22,559
  • 1 room: 915
  • 2 rooms: 802
  • 3 rooms: 4,914
  • 4 rooms: 6,951
  • 5 rooms: 4,253
  • 6 rooms: 2,461
  • 7 rooms: 1,051
  • 8 rooms: 696
  • 9+ rooms: 427
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gloucester County, New Jersey
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Gloucester County population
  • no bedroom: 339
  • 1 bedroom: 1,186
  • 2 bedrooms: 12,947
  • 3 bedrooms: 36,013
  • 4 bedrooms: 28,173
  • 5+ bedrooms: 4,308
  • no bedroom: 1,011
  • 1 bedroom: 6,835
  • 2 bedrooms: 9,251
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,024
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,223
  • 5+ bedrooms: 126
Cars and other vehicles available in Gloucester County, New Jersey in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Gloucester County population
  • no vehicle: 2,083
  • 1 vehicle: 22,684
  • 2 vehicles: 34,068
  • 3 vehicles: 15,117
  • 4 vehicles: 7,481
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,533
  • no vehicle: 3,967
  • 1 vehicle: 10,714
  • 2 vehicles: 6,330
  • 3 vehicles: 873
  • 4 vehicles: 484
  • 5+ vehicles: 102

90% of Gloucester County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in New Jersey.

Gloucester County:

90.5%
State average:

89.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 168,623
  • Other state: 104,645
  • Northeast: 84,494
  • Midwest: 4,645
  • South: 12,248
  • West: 3,258

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gloucester County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (79.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10.9%)
  • Electricity (5.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (58.3%)
  • Electricity (33.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,741
Here:

9.5%
New Jersey:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,536
Here:

10.1%
New Jersey:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,856
Here:

11.6%
New Jersey:

25.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Gloucester County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $5,569,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $3,671,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $13,632,000
    General - Other: $11,111,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $8,164,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,529,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,744,000
    Housing and Community Development: $645,000
    Other Higher Education: $205,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $56,708,000
    General - Other: $43,675,000
    Other Higher Education: $31,276,000
    Housing and Community Development: $17,291,000
    Correctional Institutions: $11,048,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,891,000
    Police Protection: $6,750,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,609,000
    Health - Other: $5,796,000
    Regular Highways: $4,575,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,522,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,248,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,337,000
    Financial Administration: $2,686,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $416,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $347,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $194,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $60,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $8,879,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $1,250,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $0
    Other Higher Education: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $5,851,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,324,000
    Financial Administration: $1,130,000
    Correctional Institutions: $45,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $93,272,000

Gloucester County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $18,126,000
    Higher Education - Other: $13,712,000
    All Other: $10,444,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,239,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $1,440,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,163,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $793,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $630,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $14,995,000
    Education: $1,190,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $26,254,000
    All Other: $128,000
    Highways: $85,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $6,234,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,374,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $878,000
    Rents: $145,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $22,785,000
    All Other: $17,058,000
    Public Welfare: $10,320,000
    Highways: $3,185,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,900,000
    Housing and Community Development: $169,000
  • Tax - Property: $115,094,000

Gloucester County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $107,584,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $98,461,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $69,310,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $63,370,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,123,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,940,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $23,200,000
    Beginning: $11,500,000

Gloucester County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,582,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $41,559,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $63,370,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 3,655
  • Number of aged recipients: 384
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 3,271
  • Number of recipients under 18: 556
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,402
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 697
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,318
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,752
Gloucester County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Gloucester County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 59 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,458$199,0621,122$198,3157,303$194,873698$63,1559$1,671,556198$136,99030$70,233
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED67$201,507102$218,637620$190,38585$41,1760$018$118,6674$46,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED223$209,184228$193,1582,913$206,499567$42,7053$9,409,000116$114,27628$60,179
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN201$208,055202$212,8761,813$207,853123$95,1870$053$112,1136$107,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS66$195,36436$182,556507$205,90344$91,7950$07$144,7141$68,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 57 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED183$244,268177$253,0281$376,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED93$271,65686$242,1401$297,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED46$223,76159$238,6270$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$220,85725$261,1600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$213,1436$239,8330$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Gloucester County, NJ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,84372.8 years
William1,55473.5 years
Mary1,52879.6 years
Joseph1,19573.0 years
James98971.6 years
Charles94573.9 years
Anna87780.6 years
Robert83668.6 years
George82074.8 years
Margaret70178.1 years
Most common last names in Gloucester County, NJ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith40075.8 years
Miller26676.2 years
Brown26375.5 years
Jones24875.3 years
Johnson24774.3 years
Williams23273.8 years
Davis18076.7 years
Moore15876.0 years
Wilson15574.5 years
Robinson13774.9 years
Businesses in Gloucester County, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Lane Bryant1
ALDI1Lane Furniture3
ALDO1LensCrafters1
AT&T3Lowe's2
Abercrombie & Fitch1Macy's1
Advance Auto Parts3Marriott1
Aeropostale2Marshalls1
American Eagle Outfitters1MasterBrand Cabinets18
Ann Taylor1McDonald's9
Applebee's2Men's Wearhouse1
Arby's3Motel 61
AutoZone3Motherhood Maternity4
Bally Total Fitness1New Balance1
Barnes & Noble1New York & Co1
Bath & Body Works1Nike4
Bed Bath & Beyond2Nissan1
Best Western1OfficeMax1
Blockbuster3Old Country Buffet1
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Old Navy2
Budget Car Rental1Olive Garden1
Burger King6Outback1
CVS10Outback Steakhouse1
Casual Male XL1Pac Sun1
Catherines1Papa John's Pizza2
Charlotte Russe1Payless3
Chevrolet1Penske1
Chick-Fil-A2PetSmart3
Cinnabon 1Pier 1 Imports1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut3
Cricket Wireless6Plato's Closet1
DHL2RadioShack3
Deb1Raymour & Flanigan1
Decora Cabinetry4Red Lobster1
Domino's Pizza4Rite Aid12
DressBarn1Ruby Tuesday1
Dressbarn1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dunkin Donuts15Sam's Club2
Express1Sears4
Famous Footwear1Sephora1
Fashion Bug4Spencer Gifts1
FedEx24Sprint Nextel4
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Staples3
Foot Locker1Starbucks3
Ford1Subway14
Forever 211T-Mobile1
GNC11T.J.Maxx1
GameStop5Taco Bell4
Gap1Target2
Goodwill2The Athlete's Foot1
Gymboree1The Limited1
H&R Block7The Room Place2
Haworth1Torrid1
Hilton1Toys"R"Us2
Holiday Inn1True Value3
Hollister Co.1U-Haul14
Home Depot1UPS38
Hot Topic1Verizon Wireless3
JCPenney1Victoria's Secret1
Journeys1Volkswagen1
Justice2Walgreens5
KFC2Walmart2
Kmart2Wendy's4
Kroger1Wet Seal1
LA Fitness2YMCA1
La-Z-Boy2

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