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Gloucester County, New Jersey Facts

Facts
State New Jersey
Land area 322.0 square miles
Population Density 895.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 290,265
Population change 0.7%
Under 5 years of age 5.7%
Under 18 23.3%
65 and over 13.7%
Females 51.5%
White 84.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.4
Asian 2.9%
Two or more races 2%
Black or African American 10.6%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 91%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 28.4%
Veterans 19,351
Households and Housing
Households 104,145
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 91.1%
Median household income $74,524
The per capita income $32,600
Live below the poverty line. 8.1%
housing units 111,439
Multi-unit structures 17%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $224,700
Residents owning their homes. 80.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 20,252
Women-owned firms 27.5%
Asian-owned firms 3.1%
Hispanic-owned firms 2.2%
Black-owned firms 7.6%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $4,352,549
Retail sales per capita $15,216
Manufacturers shipments $15,679,384
Merchant wholesaler sales $8,962,489