Glassboro, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 20,011 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.9%
 
Males: 10,260  (51.3%)
Females: 9,751  (48.7%)
Median resident age:

29.2 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 08071.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $71,705 (it was $44,992 in 2000)
Glassboro:

$71,705
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,099 (it was $18,113 in 2000)

Glassboro borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $213,081 (it was $113,400 in 2000)
Glassboro:

$213,081
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $233,741; detached houses: $247,440; townhouses or other attached units: $169,687; in 2-unit structures: $190,823; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $135,919; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $109,188; mobile homes: $39,096

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,069.

March 2019 cost of living index in Glassboro: 100.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.9%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.6% for Black residents, 27.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.1% for other race residents, 14.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Glassboro, NJ (2017)
    • 12,92066.6%White alone
    • 3,22916.6%Black alone
    • 2,27911.8%Hispanic
    • 5612.9%Asian alone
    • 3741.9%Two or more races
    • 480.2%Other race alone
    • 150.08%American Indian alone

Races in Glassboro detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Glassboro, New Jersey as of February 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Glassboro is 3,853 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Glassboro by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(20.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
12
(62.4)
14
(72.5)
6
(31.1)
3
(15.3)
4
(20.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(26.8)
6
(32.1)
2
(10.5)
1
(5.2)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(15.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
30
(156.1)
26
(134.7)
37
(192.0)
28
(143.1)
24
(121.0)
21
(104.8)
11
(59.0)
18
(96.2)
14
(73.5)
18
(94.3)
10
(52.4)
22
(114.3)
12
(59.6)
10
(50.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
25
(130.1)
37
(191.7)
38
(197.2)
37
(189.0)
39
(196.7)
22
(109.7)
22
(118.0)
14
(74.8)
14
(73.5)
8
(41.9)
12
(62.9)
12
(62.4)
4
(19.9)
25
(125.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
152
(790.9)
133
(688.9)
148
(767.9)
123
(628.4)
133
(670.7)
112
(558.7)
118
(633.0)
138
(737.3)
90
(472.7)
79
(414.0)
117
(613.0)
96
(498.8)
80
(397.3)
69
(346.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
540
(2,810)
579
(2,999)
475
(2,464)
331
(1,691)
283
(1,427)
281
(1,402)
285
(1,529)
329
(1,758)
325
(1,707)
267
(1,399)
319
(1,671)
272
(1,413)
307
(1,525)
250
(1,254)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
30
(156.1)
26
(134.7)
45
(233.5)
23
(117.5)
20
(100.9)
12
(59.9)
11
(59.0)
16
(85.5)
12
(63.0)
7
(36.7)
9
(47.2)
17
(88.3)
8
(39.7)
8
(40.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(20.8)
6
(31.1)
10
(51.9)
7
(35.8)
5
(25.2)
8
(39.9)
3
(16.1)
1
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.0)
3
(15.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)303.0315.7334.4214.0203.9153.3173.0208.9151.6128.8146.0145.3123.8129.8

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City-data.com crime index in Glassboro, NJ

Crime rate in Glassboro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 51 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (18.1%), Irish (9.8%), German (7.0%), American (3.4%), Polish (2.6%), Jamaican (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1920

Elevation: 144 feet

Land area: 9.21 square miles.

Population density: 2,174 people per square mile   (low).

Glassboro, New Jersey map

1,299 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 2.1% Asia, 1.2% Europe, 0.8% Africa).

This borough:

6.7%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,949 (3.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,886 (3.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Camden, NJ (16.0 miles , pop. 79,904).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (20.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Pitman borough, NJ (1.4 miles ),
Richwood, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Clayton borough, NJ (1.9 miles ),
Turnersville, NJ (2.3 miles ),
Mullica Hill, NJ (2.5 miles ),
Wenonah borough, NJ (2.5 miles ),
Williamstown, NJ (2.6 miles ),
Blackwood, NJ (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 39.71 N, Longitude: 75.12 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -997 (-5.2%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 2,089 (22.8%)

Area code: 856

Distribution of median household income in Glassboro, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Glassboro, NJ in 2017
Glassboro satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Historical population in Glassboro, NJ
Historical housing units in Glassboro, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +3,395 (+21.7%).
Most common industries in Glassboro, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Health care (3.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.9%)
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Glassboro, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)

Average climate in Glassboro, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Glassboro, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 96.0. This is worse than average.

City:

96.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.254. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.254
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.95. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.95
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.557. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.557
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.89. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.89
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00361. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00361
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Glassboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 14% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.3 miles away from the Glassboro borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 tornado 30.3 miles away from the borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Glassboro-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 65.1 miles away from the city 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 63.8 miles away from Glassboro 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 296.5 miles away from the city 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 303.4 miles away from the city 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 62.3 miles away from the city 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 259.7 miles away from Glassboro center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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).
Glassboro topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Glassboro:

  • PITMAN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PITMAN, NJ)
  • KENNEDY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SEWELL, NJ)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SEWELL, NJ)
  • GLOUCESTER MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SEWELL, NJ)
  • FMC WINSLOW (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; SICKLERVILLE, NJ)
  • MATER DEI NH (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; NEWFIELD, NJ)
  • MATER DEI NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; NEWFIELD, NJ)

Airports located in Glassboro:

Amtrak station near Glassboro:

  • 18 miles: PHILADELPHIA (30TH & MARKET STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in Glassboro:

  • Rowan University (Full-time enrollment: 10,632; Location: 201 Mullica Hill Road; Public; Website: www.rowan.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Glassboro:

  • Gloucester County College (about 6 miles; Sewell, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,490)
  • Camden County College (about 7 miles; Blackwood, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,901)
  • Widener University-Main Campus (about 17 miles; Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Rutgers University-Camden (about 17 miles; Camden, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,949)
  • The University of the Arts (about 17 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,198)
  • Thomas Jefferson University (about 17 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,139)
  • The Art Institute of Philadelphia (about 18 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,432)

Public high school in Glassboro:

Public elementary/middle schools in Glassboro:

Private elementary/middle schools in Glassboro:

  • AMBASSADOR CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 101, Location: 535 MULLICA HILL RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • HEALING WINGS CHRISTIAN DAYCARE CENTER (Students: 10, Location: 520 STRANGER AVE, Grades: UG-3)
See full list of schools located in Glassboro

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Glassboro: Gloucester County Emergency Medical Services Station 82 - 8 (A), Rowan University Emergency Medical Services (B), Glassboro Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: College Town Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Glassboro include: Olivet Pilgrim Church (A), Saint Cyprian Church (B), Saint Johns Church (C), Mount Moriah Church (D), Ebenezer Church (E), Mount Zion Church (F), Emanuel Church (G), New World Temple (H), Faith Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Manahath Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Lake Oberst (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Glassboro: Glassboro Fish and Wildlife Management Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Glassboro Heritage Glass Museum (25 High Street West) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotel: College Inn (133 Delsea Drive South) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Louis H. Carpenter - Civil War, Betty Castor - Politician, Gary Brackett - 2005 NFL player (Indianapolis Colts, born: May 23, 1980), Jarvis Lynch - Soilder, Mark Lambert Bristol - Navy admiral, Cathe Friedrich - Exercise instructor, Thomas M. Ferrell - Politician.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Glassboro and their reported violations in the past:

GLASSBORO WATER DEPARTME (Population served: 24,238, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2005), St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-02-2009)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 25 regular monitoring violations
VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-19-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This borough:

2.7 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

64.5%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Glassboro in 2010:

  • 2,001 people in college/university student housing
  • 62 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 41 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 32 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 16 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 15 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 13 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Glassboro in 2000:

  • 2,329 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 155 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Banks with branches in Glassboro (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Glassboro North Main at 733 North Main Street, branch established on 1972/12/15. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • The First National Bank of Elmer: Elk Branch at 100 Clayton Aura Road, branch established on 1988/12/17. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $214.2 mil, Deposits: $191.8 mil, headquarters in Elmer, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Elmer Bancorp, Inc.
  • Susquehanna Bank: Glassboro Branch at 600 N Delsea Dr, branch established on 1999/02/08. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Glassboro Branch at Heston Road And Delsea Drive, branch established on 1987/11/01. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • GCF Bank: Collegetown Shopping Center Branch at 680 Delsea Drive, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $338.9 mil, Deposits: $299.7 mil, headquarters in Sewell, NJ, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Glassboro:

Marital status in Glassboro, NJ
  • Never married: 53.4%
  • Now married: 34.5%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

For population 25 years and over in Glassboro:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.1%
  • Unemployed: 19.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
New Jersey average:

12.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Glassboro
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Glassboro, NJ (based on Gloucester County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic75,21821
Evangelical Protestant30,71583
Mainline Protestant18,85584
Black Protestant12,09916
Other2,51112
None148,890-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 53
Gloucester County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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.
State:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
This 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:
This county:

9.8%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Gloucester County:

24.9%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.9%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.3%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Glassboro:

46.4%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Glassboro:

28.6
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Glassboro:

21.1%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Glassboro:

12.6%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Glassboro:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Glassboro:

30.9%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

56.5%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.7%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Glassboro, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 44$404,626$110,3535$3,567
Solid Waste Management 35$153,388$52,5900$0
Water Supply 18$112,651$75,1011$1,233
Financial Administration 8$33,168$49,7520$0
Other Government Administration 7$36,106$61,8968$9,852
Housing and Community Development (Local) 6$21,332$42,6640$0
Streets and Highways 6$39,863$79,7260$0
Firefighters 5$34,116$81,8783$1,705
Parks and Recreation 5$17,860$42,8646$6,263
Police - Other 4$14,404$43,2128$9,549
Judicial and Legal 4$17,026$51,0786$9,336
Health 3$11,823$47,2920$0
Other and Unallocable 3$16,373$65,4924$4,532
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 148$912,736$74,00641$46,037

Glassboro government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,412,000 ($120.53)
    Sewerage: $475,000 ($23.74)
    Water Utilities: $475,000 ($23.74)
    Regular Highways: $409,000 ($20.44)
    Housing and Community Development: $62,000 ($3.10)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($0.15)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,479,000 ($323.77)
    Police Protection: $5,406,000 ($270.15)
    Sewerage: $2,564,000 ($128.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,383,000 ($119.08)
    Water Utilities: $2,367,000 ($118.28)
    Regular Highways: $1,800,000 ($89.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $767,000 ($38.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $550,000 ($27.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $540,000 ($26.99)
    Central Staff Services: $525,000 ($26.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $468,000 ($23.39)
    Financial Administration: $378,000 ($18.89)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $172,000 ($8.60)
    General Public Buildings: $144,000 ($7.20)
    Natural Resources - Other: $108,000 ($5.40)
    Health - Other: $61,000 ($3.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,163,000 ($58.12)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $2,878,000 ($143.82)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $46,000 ($2.30)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,311,000 ($565.24)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $504,000 ($25.19)

Glassboro government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,681,000 ($333.87)
    Housing and Community Development: $412,000 ($20.59)
    Other: $183,000 ($9.14)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,329,000 ($116.39)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $651,000 ($32.53)
    Housing and Community Development: $53,000 ($2.65)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,199,000 ($159.86)
    Fines and Forfeits: $614,000 ($30.68)
    Rents: $70,000 ($3.50)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($0.90)
    Sale of Property: $13,000 ($0.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,167,000 ($258.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,537,000 ($126.78)
    Other: $502,000 ($25.09)
    Highways: $409,000 ($20.44)
    Health and Hospitals: $28,000 ($1.40)
  • Tax - Property: $13,661,000 ($682.67)
    Other License: $299,000 ($14.94)
    Public Utilities Sales: $215,000 ($10.74)
    Other Selective Sales: $103,000 ($5.15)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $25,000 ($1.25)

Glassboro government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,155,000 ($2056.62)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,155,000 ($1906.70)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,915,000 ($295.59)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,915,000 ($145.67)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $17,200,000 ($859.53)
    End of Fiscal Year: $16,813,000 ($840.19)

Glassboro government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,451,000 ($72.51)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,271,000 ($763.13)

5.15% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,715 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.15%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($407 average AGI)
Gloucester County:

0.02%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Camden County, NJ  1.95% ($53,921 average AGI)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.42% ($62,836)
from Burlington County, NJ  0.36% ($62,098)


5.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($59,797 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($223 average AGI)
Gloucester County:

0.03%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Camden County, NJ  1.70% ($46,596 average AGI)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.36% ($64,589)
to Burlington County, NJ  0.32% ($67,523)
Businesses in Glassboro, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Kmart1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Arby's1Papa John's Pizza1
AutoZone1Payless1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS2Rite Aid1
Cricket Wireless1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
Fashion Bug1T-Mobile1
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1U-Haul3
GNC1UPS4
GameStop1Walgreens1
Goodwill1Wendy's1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Glassboro:

  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIP (610 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMR (800 AM; 5 kW; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: WTMR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNJC (1360 AM; 5 kW; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: FORSYTHE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Glassboro:

  • WGLS-FM (89.7 FM; GLASSBORO, NJ; Owner: ROWAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WNJS-FM (88.1 FM; BERLIN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WKDN (106.9 FM; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WSNJ-FM (107.7 FM; BRIDGETON, NJ; Owner: COHANZICK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Glassboro:

  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WWSI (Channel 62; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTERS OF PHILADELPHIA, L.L.C.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • W33BT (Channel 33; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Glassboro: Louis H. Carpenter.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Glassboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 11.7mTotal length
  • 121,452Total average daily traffic
  • 7,009Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Glassboro)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Glassboro, NJ)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, Near A Private Airport Ledden Farms (Lat: 39.699556 Lon: -75.122667), Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WNTC464,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, Grant Date: 04/01/2010, Expiration Date: 04/23/2020, Registrant: Conectiv, / Ms 79nc37 New Castle Regional Office, I-95 And Route 273, Newark, DE 19714-9239, Phone: (302) 454-4594, Fax: (302) 454-4912, Email:
  • STL RELAY SITE, 201 Mullica Hill Road (Lat: 39.707222 Lon: -75.123056), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 55.2 m, Call Sign: WPQS428,
    Assigned Frequencies: 944.500 MHz, Grant Date: 09/14/2000, Expiration Date: 06/01/2022, Certifier: Frank J Hogan, Registrant: Rowan University, 201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, NJ 08028, Phone: (856) 256-4321, Email:
  • PA-PHL310A, 114 South Delsea Drive (Lat: 39.696806 Lon: -75.098389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46.3 m, Overall height: 47.2 m, Call Sign: WQKT965,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19525.0 MHz, 19625.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/11/2009, Expiration Date: 09/11/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • WGLS STUDIO, Bozorth Hall, 201 Mullica Hill Road (Lat: 39.707500 Lon: -75.121389), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 5.2 m, Overall height: 8.2 m, Call Sign: WLD297,
    Assigned Frequencies: 949.375 MHz, 949.625 MHz, Grant Date: 03/28/1990, Expiration Date: 06/01/2022, Registrant: Broadcast Sciences LLC, 1465 Horseshoe Trail, Malvern, PA 19355, Phone: (610) 917-3000

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • North Delsea Drive Route 47 (Lat: 39.694917 Lon: -75.101972), Type: Pole, Structure height: 62.8 m, Overall height: 63.7 m, Call Sign: KNKJ470,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.987 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 04/30/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • North Delsea Drive Route 47 (Lat: 39.694917 Lon: -75.101972), Type: Pole, Structure height: 62.8 m, Overall height: 63.7 m, Call Sign: KNKM819, Licensee ID: L01422065,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.862 MHz, Grant Date: 08/12/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2014, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley, Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

53 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Glassboro)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Glassboro)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 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 ORIGINATED75$180,89345$155,378311$161,97133$51,6671$242,00018$128,6110$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$192,1674$163,75030$164,1005$20,0000$02$95,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$200,25013$142,769137$166,68639$48,9741$200,0007$108,2862$58,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$187,5009$161,88962$172,3555$82,8000$03$122,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$199,0005$130,00018$193,9441$312,0000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5014.01 , 5014.02, 5014.03, 5014.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$203,5006$207,167
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$240,5006$194,167
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$192,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5014.01 , 5014.02, 5014.03, 5014.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Glassboro, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Glassboro, NJ - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 31
  • Hazardous Condition: 61
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 2
Fire incident types in Glassboro, NJ

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Glassboro, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Glassboro, NJ
  • 89.6%Utility gas
  • 5.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.6%Electricity
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Glassboro, NJ
  • 74.2%Utility gas
  • 16.8%Electricity
  • 5.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel


Glassboro compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Glassboro on our top lists:

  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 200 householders)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
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