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Total population: 15,187 (Urban population: 15,136, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 5,559 (5,295 occupied: 3,981 owner occupied, 1,295 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

25%
State:

37%

Housing density: 2,145 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $338,115.

Median contract rent in 2016: $744 (lower quartile is $666, upper quartile is $843)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,581


Median gross rent in Fords, NJ in 2016: $787

Housing units in Fords with a mortgage: 2,621 (74 second mortgage, 399 home equity loan, 27 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,361

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $105,582

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $69,157

Median monthly housing costs: $1,495


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Fords, New Jersey Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $299,829 (it was $155,300 in 2000)
Fords:

$299,829
New Jersey:

$328,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $253,559 - $365,508

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $297,619
Here:

$297,619
State:

$401,764

Townhouses or other attached units: $265,714
Here:

$265,714
State:

$266,552

In 2-unit structures: $284,008
Here:

$284,008
State:

$327,480

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $276,518
Here:

$276,518
State:

$297,734

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $368,041
Here:

$368,041
State:

$275,779
Median year house/condo built: 1955

Median year apartment built: 1961

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,618
  • In family households: 14,207 (2,563 male householders, 1,532 female householders)
    3,254 spouses, 5,238 children (4,784 natural, 151 adopted, 359 stepchildren), 244 grandchildren, 238 brothers or sisters, 511 parents, 309 other relatives, 280 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,405 (628 male householders (503 living alone)), 573 female householders (519 living alone)), 205 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 1,379 2-persons, 1,107 3-persons, 996 4-persons, 396 5-persons, 123 6-persons, 85 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,029 1-person, 164 2-persons, 2 3-persons, 10 4-persons.

2,632 married couples with children.
506 single-parent households (160 men, 346 women).

62.0% of residents of Fords speak English at home.
13.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
14.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
8.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.4% of residents speak other language at home (79% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 4,543 (29.1%)
(59.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.4
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.5
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fords, New Jersey:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 61 bedroom
  • 6652 bedrooms
  • 1,7463 bedrooms
  • 1,1344 bedrooms
  • 4115+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Fords population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fords, New Jersey:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 7001 bedroom
  • 4492 bedrooms
  • 923 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Fords population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Fords in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 71no vehicle
  • 9901 vehicle
  • 1,6462 vehicles
  • 8033 vehicles
  • 3714 vehicles
  • 1015+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Fords population

Cars and other vehicles available in Fords in renter-occupied apartments

  • 131no vehicle
  • 7421 vehicle
  • 2902 vehicles
  • 983 vehicles
  • 244 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Fords population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fords, New Jersey:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 323 rooms
  • 3114 rooms
  • 7315 rooms
  • 1,0136 rooms
  • 9507 rooms
  • 5248 rooms
  • 3739+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fords population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fords, New Jersey:

  • 01 room
  • 2252 rooms
  • 3913 rooms
  • 3684 rooms
  • 2085 rooms
  • 256 rooms
  • 267 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fords population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Fords, NJ household income distribution

  • Fords, NJ household income distribution
  • 181Less than $10,000
  • 131$10,000 to $14,999
  • 241$15,000 to $19,999
  • 112$20,000 to $24,999
  • 161$25,000 to $29,999
  • 163$30,000 to $34,999
  • 87$35,000 to $39,999
  • 123$40,000 to $44,999
  • 246$45,000 to $49,999
  • 388$50,000 to $59,999
  • 496$60,000 to $74,999
  • 925$75,000 to $99,999
  • 712$100,000 to $124,999
  • 465$125,000 to $149,999
  • 474$150,000 to $199,999
  • 380$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Fords, NJ

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Fords, NJ
  • 24Less than $10,000
  • 5$15,000 to $19,999
  • 6$25,000 to $29,999
  • 11$30,000 to $34,999
  • 28$35,000 to $39,999
  • 19$40,000 to $49,999
  • 53$100,000 to $124,999
  • 44$150,000 to $174,999
  • 58$175,000 to $199,999
  • 733$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,054$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,535$300,000 to $399,999
  • 283$400,000 to $499,999
  • 61$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Fords, NJ

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Fords, NJ
  • 6$200 to $249
  • 10$300 to $349
  • 14$350 to $399
  • 8$450 to $499
  • 9$550 to $599
  • 28$650 to $699
  • 13$700 to $749
  • 22$750 to $799
  • 12$800 to $899
  • 71$900 to $999
  • 549$1,000 to $1,249
  • 309$1,250 to $1,499
  • 84$1,500 to $1,999
  • 23$2,500 to $2,999
  • 18No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,3892010 or later
  • 7622000 to 2009
  • 1,0521990 to 1999
  • 9841980 to 1989
  • 4051970 to 1979
  • 533Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Fords population
Fords commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 101
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 919
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,039
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,102
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 858
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 403
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 905
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 258
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 410
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 687
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 627
  • 90 or more minutes: 385
Fords, NJ Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 51.4%
Number of people working at home: 76 (1.0% of all workers)

Fords mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,850 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 273 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 73 (2%)
  • Subway or elevated: 32 (1%)
  • Railroad: 31 (1%)
  • Taxi: 39 (1%)
  • Walked: 93 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 76 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Italian: 876
 Polish: 517
 Irish: 366
 African: 307
 Portuguese: 306
 Haitian: 272
 Hungarian: 218
 German: 168
 American: 161
 Ghanaian: 138
 English: 95
 Macedonian: 89
 Slovak: 66
 European: 65
 Norwegian: 64
 Greek: 48
 Arab: 43
 Russian: 38
 Ukrainian: 37
 Belizean: 34
 Danish: 31
 West Indian: 26
 Egyptian: 25
 Romanian: 24
 Czech: 20
 Scottish: 19
 Austrian: 18
 Canadian: 16
 Jamaican: 16
 French Canadian: 16
 Dutch: 13
 Lebanese: 12
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 11
 Scotch-Irish: 9
 Yugoslavian: 9
 Brazilian: 8
 Slavic: 3
 Serbian: 3
 Senegalese: 2
 Pennsylvania German: 2

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

  • 31%India
  • 10%Philippines
  • 9%Peru
  • 4%Portugal
  • 4%Dominican Republic
  • 3%Pakistan
  • 3%Trinidad and Tobago

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

  • This state: 8,415
  • Other state: 2,269
  • Northeast: 1,735
  • Midwest: 146
  • South: 323
  • West: 63

91% of Fords residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in New Jersey.

Fords:

91.1%
State average:

89.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 17
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 34
  • 5th and 6th grade: 94
  • 7th and 8th grade: 75
  • 9th grade: 8
  • 10th grade: 101
  • 11th grade: 28
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 90
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,951
  • Less than 1 year of college: 241
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 595
  • Associate degree: 321
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,255
  • Master's degree: 506
  • Professional school degree: 50
  • Doctorate degree: 23

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 81
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 46
  • 5th and 6th grade: 43
  • 7th and 8th grade: 66
  • 9th grade: 25
  • 10th grade: 96
  • 11th grade: 63
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 66
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,883
  • Less than 1 year of college: 246
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 730
  • Associate degree: 551
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,270
  • Master's degree: 556
  • Professional school degree: 23
  • Doctorate degree: 19

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.7%Males
  • 9.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 22.5%Males
  • 3.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 19.2%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.3%Males
  • 2.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 0.7%Males
  • 11.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 1.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 1.9%Males
  • 2.3%Females
Fords marital status for males
Fords marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,911
  • One, attached: 302
  • Two: 354
  • 3 or 4: 84
  • 10 to 19: 254
  • 20 to 49: 393
  • 50 or more: 219
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 19 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Fords:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fords
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (77.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13.6%)
  • Electricity (3.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)
  • Solar energy (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (78.4%)
  • Electricity (14.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 185
Here:

14.7%
New Jersey:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 40
Here:

5.5%
New Jersey:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 157
Here:

24.5%
New Jersey:

25.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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)