Carneys Point, NJ

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2022 Population
8,136
0.556% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
45.2
3.43% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.73%
16.8% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$71,602
10.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$160,000
8.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
4,134
2.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Carneys Point, NJ had a population of 8.14k people with a median age of 45.2 and a median household income of $71,602. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Carneys Point, NJ grew from 8,091 to 8,136, a 0.556% increase and its median household income grew from $64,589 to $71,602, a 10.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Carneys Point, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (16.7%), Other (Hispanic) (8.42%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.16%), and White (Hispanic) (3.28%).

None of the households in Carneys Point, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.9% of the residents in Carneys Point, NJ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Carneys Point, NJ are Salem Community College (241 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Carneys Point, NJ was $160,000, and the homeownership rate was 66.4%.

Most people in Carneys Point, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Carneys Point, NJ was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Carneys Point, NJ is home to a population of 8.14k people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.74% of Carneys Point, NJ residents were born outside of the country (548 people).

In 2022, there were 3.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.89k people) in Carneys Point, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.36k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 685 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.9%
2022 Citizenship
97.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.9% of Carneys Point, NJ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Carneys Point, NJ was 97.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Carneys Point, NJ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.89k ± 462
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.36k ± 256
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    685 ± 267
18.7%
Hispanic Population
1.52k people

In 2022, there were 3.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.89k people) in Carneys Point, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.36k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 685 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

18.7% of the people in Carneys Point, NJ are hispanic (1.52k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    273,669 ± 12,652 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    204,992 ± 10,992 people
  3. Mexico
    104,320 ± 7,885 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Jersey was India, the natal country of 273,669 New Jersey residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 204,992 and Mexico with 104,320.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.74%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
548 people
8.94%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
723 people

As of 2022, 6.74% of Carneys Point, NJ residents (548 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Carneys Point, NJ was 8.94%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    194 ± 88
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    104 ± 86
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    48 ± 39

Carneys Point, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.87 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Carneys Point, NJ employs 4.13k people. The largest industries in Carneys Point, NJ are Manufacturing (733 people), Educational Services (529 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (520 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($77,438), Utilities ($77,273), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($71,616).

Males in New Jersey have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $77,965. The income inequality in New Jersey (measured using the Gini index) is 0.489, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

4.13k
2022 Value
± 469
2.5%
1 Year growth
± 16%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Carneys Point, NJ grew at a rate of 2.5%, from 4.03k employees to 4.13k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Carneys Point, NJ, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (972 people), Production Occupations (472 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (379 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Carneys Point, NJ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.13k
2022 Value
± 469
2.5%
1 Year growth
± 16%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Carneys Point, NJ grew at a rate of 2.5%, from 4.03k employees to 4.13k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Carneys Point, NJ, are Manufacturing (733 people), Educational Services (529 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (520 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Carneys Point, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Carneys Point, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,768
Median earning men ± $5,250
$33,505
Median earning women ± $2,690

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($125,625), Public Administration ($83,083), and Construction ($65,096).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($58,646), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($56,205), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($46,136).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.27%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.24M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a 2.27% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 16.5%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New Jersey.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New Jersey went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 57.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.696%).

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing the state of New Jersey. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New Jersey

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Bob Menendez
Senator from New Jersey1
Assumed office on January 17, 2006
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jon Corzine, who was elected Governor of New Jersey.
Cory Booker
Senator from New Jersey2
Assumed office on October 31, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Jeffrey Chiesa, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of Frank Lautenberg.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing New Jersey.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New Jersey

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New Jersey have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Carneys Point, NJ awarded 241 degrees. The student population of Carneys Point, NJ in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 391 male students and 720 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Carneys Point, NJ are White (134 and 56.1%), followed by Black or African American (38 and 15.9%), Hispanic or Latino (31 and 13%), and Unknown (23 and 9.62%).

The largest universities in Carneys Point, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Salem Community College (241 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Carneys Point, NJ are Other Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, & Treatment Professions (47 and 19.5%), Registered Nursing (40 and 16.6%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (29 and 12%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,111 students enrolled in Carneys Point, NJ, 35.2% men and 64.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 460 records, of which 58% were women and 42% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Carneys Point, NJ was Other Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, & Treatment Professions with 47 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
241 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Salem Community College with 241 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 63 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Carneys Point, NJ, which is 0.354 times less than the 178 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 134 degrees mean that there were 3.53 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 38 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($6,930) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($2,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.15% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.13% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.92M), Bachelors Degree (1.77M), and Some college (1.3M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Carneys Point, NJ was $160,000 in 2022, which is 0.568 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $147,200 to $160,000, a 8.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Carneys Point, NJ is 66.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Carneys Point, NJ have an average commute time of 23.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Carneys Point, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Carneys Point, NJ is $71,602. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Carneys Point, NJ was Census Tract 205 with a value of $77,122, followed by Census Tract 204 and Census Tract 206, with respective values of $70,073 and $69,318.

Property

$160,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,947
$2,234
Median Property Taxes
±$269

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Rent vs Own

66.4%
Homeownership
2022
64.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 66.4% of the housing units in Carneys Point, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 64.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 205
  2. Census Tract 204
  3. Census Tract 206

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Carneys Point, NJ was Census Tract 205 with a value of $77,122, followed by Census Tract 204 and Census Tract 206, with respective values of $70,073 and $69,318.

The following map shows all of the places in Carneys Point, NJ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$71,602
Median Household Income
± $4,660
3.37k
Number of Households
± 404

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.37k households in Carneys Point, NJ grew to $71,602 from the previous year's value of $64,589.

The following chart displays the households in Carneys Point, NJ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Carneys Point, NJ is from New Jersey.
0.489
2022 Wage GINI in New Jersey
0.49
2021 Wage GINI in New Jersey

In 2022, the income inequality in New Jersey was 0.489 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.278% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for New Jersey was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New Jersey in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.4%)
  2. Carpooled (12.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.94%)

In 2022, 77.4% of workers in Carneys Point, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.9%) and those who worked at home (6.94%).

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Commute Time

23.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Carneys Point, NJ have a shorter commute time (23.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.11% of the workforce in Carneys Point, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

8.73% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Carneys Point, NJ (681 out of 7.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 75+ and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Carneys Point, NJ is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.7% of the population of Carneys Point, NJ has health coverage, with 46.9% on employee plans, 17.7% on Medicaid, 15.7% on Medicare, 15.3% on non-group plans, and 0.986% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Salem County, NJ see 2836 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.19% increase from the previous year (2722 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2974 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 855 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,836 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Salem County, NJ

Primary care physicians in Salem County, NJ see an average of 2,836 patients per year. This represents a 4.19% increase from the previous year (2,722 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Salem County, NJ in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 17.3% under 18 years, 19% between 18 and 34 years, 43.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 20% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51% were men and 49% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.34%
Uninsured
46.9%
Employer Coverage
17.7%
Medicaid
15.7%
Medicare
15.3%
Non-Group
0.986%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Carneys Point, NJ grew by 47.2% from 2.27% to 3.34%.

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