Glassboro, NJ

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2020 Population
20,069
1.23% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
28.8
2.13% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
22.5%
7.81% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$72,103
2.85% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$211,900
4.49% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
9,541
0.976% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Glassboro, NJ had a population of 20.1k people with a median age of 28.8 and a median household income of $72,103. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Glassboro, NJ grew from 19,826 to 20,069, a 1.23% increase and its median household income declined from $74,222 to $72,103, a −2.85% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Glassboro, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (18.1%), Other (Hispanic) (4.51%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.02%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.87%).

None of the households in Glassboro, 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.

96.9% of the residents in Glassboro, NJ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Glassboro, NJ are Rowan University (5,221 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Glassboro, NJ was $211,900, and the homeownership rate was 63.7%.

Most people in Glassboro, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Glassboro, NJ was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Glassboro, NJ is home to a population of 20.1k people, from which 96.9% are citizens. As of 2020, 6.51% of Glassboro, NJ residents were born outside of the country (1.31k people).

In 2020, there were 3.53 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.9k people) in Glassboro, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.64k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 905 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.9%
2020 Citizenship
96.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96.9% of Glassboro, NJ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Glassboro, NJ was 96.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Glassboro, NJ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    12.9k ± 706
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.64k ± 590
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    905 ± 353
9.56%
Hispanic Population
1.92k people

In 2020, there were 3.53 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.9k people) in Glassboro, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.64k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 905 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.56% of the people in Glassboro, NJ are hispanic (1.92k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    263,388 ± 12,412 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    182,812 ± 10,389 people
  3. Mexico
    106,394 ± 7,960 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Jersey was India, the natal country of 263,388 New Jersey residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 182,812 and Mexico with 106,394.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.51%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.31k people
7.15%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.42k people

As of 2020, 6.51% of Glassboro, NJ residents (1.31k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Glassboro, NJ was 7.15%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    344 ± 166
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    100 ± 85
  3. Korea
    59 ± 56

Glassboro, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.44 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Glassboro, NJ employs 9.54k people. The largest industries in Glassboro, NJ are Educational Services (1,658 people), Retail Trade (1,412 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,152 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($170,170), Finance & Insurance ($91,850), and Public Administration ($84,024).

Males in New Jersey have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,739. The income inequality in New Jersey (measured using the Gini index) is 0.49, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

9.54k
2020 Value
± 681
−0.976%
1 Year decline
± 10%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Glassboro, NJ declined at a rate of −0.976%, from 9.64k employees to 9.54k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Glassboro, NJ, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,438 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,150 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (921 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Glassboro, NJ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

9.54k
2020 Value
± 681
−0.976%
1 Year decline
± 10%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Glassboro, NJ declined at a rate of −0.976%, from 9.64k employees to 9.54k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Glassboro, NJ, are Educational Services (1,658 people), Retail Trade (1,412 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,152 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Glassboro, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Glassboro, 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

$37,462
Median earning men ± $8,007
$26,263
Median earning women ± $4,756

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($90,900), Public Administration ($83,659), and Manufacturing ($73,125).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($89,375), Wholesale Trade ($81,591), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,596).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $70.5B
  2. $58.9B
  3. $50.4B

In 2020, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Electronics with $70.5B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($58.9B) and Motorized vehicles ($50.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Jersey products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$649B
2020 Value in New Jersey
$1.35T
Projected 2050 Value in New Jersey
108% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Jersey trade was $649B. This is expected to increase 108% to $1.35T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Jersey trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $116B
  2. $61.4B
  3. $24.4B

In 2020, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $116B, followed by Pennsylvania with $61.4B and California and $24.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Jersey shares with each state (excluding itself).

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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.

The following chart shows elected senators in New Jersey over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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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In 2020, universities in Glassboro, NJ awarded 5,221 degrees. The student population of Glassboro, NJ in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 10,007 male students and 9,671 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Glassboro, NJ are White (3,575 and 69.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (514 and 9.98%), Black or African American (471 and 9.15%), and Asian (346 and 6.72%).

The largest universities in Glassboro, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Rowan University (5,221 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Glassboro, NJ are General Business Administration & Management (405 and 7.76%), General Psychology (400 and 7.66%), and General Biological Sciences (272 and 5.21%).

The median tuition cost in Glassboro, NJ for a public four year colleges is $9,573 for in-state students and $18,605 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2020 in Glassboro, NJ, the percentage of applicants admitted was 78%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19.4%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 19,678 (50.9% men and 49.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 19,678 students enrolled in Glassboro, NJ, 50.9% men and 49.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 12,556 records, of which 47.1% were women and 52.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 272 degree-majors awarded
  2. 400 degree-majors awarded
  3. 327 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Glassboro, NJ was General Biological Sciences with 272 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Glassboro, NJ according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
5,221 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Rowan University with 5,221 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 2,639 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Glassboro, NJ, which is 1.02 times more than the 2,582 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 3,575 degrees mean that there were 6.96 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 514 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($9,573) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($3,366) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,850) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.943% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.978% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.89M), Bachelors Degree (1.64M), and Some college (1.28M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Glassboro, NJ was $211,900 in 2020, which is 0.922 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $202,800 to $211,900, a 4.49% increase. The homeownership rate in Glassboro, NJ is 63.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Glassboro, NJ have an average commute time of 28.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Glassboro, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Glassboro, NJ is $72,103. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Glassboro, NJ was Census Tract 5014.05 with a value of $106,875, followed by Census Tract 5014.03 and Census Tract 5014.06, with respective values of $86,500 and $61,425.

Property

$211,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$10,971
$4,008
Median Property Taxes
±$472

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Glassboro, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Glassboro, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

63.7%
Homeownership
2020
55.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 63.7% of the housing units in Glassboro, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 64.6%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Glassboro, NJ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 5014.05
  2. Census Tract 5014.03
  3. Census Tract 5014.06

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Glassboro, NJ was Census Tract 5014.05 with a value of $106,875, followed by Census Tract 5014.03 and Census Tract 5014.06, with respective values of $86,500 and $61,425.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$72,103
Median Household Income
± $9,498
6.3k
Number of Households
± 575

In 2020, the median household income of the 6.3k households in Glassboro, NJ declined from $72,103 from the previous year's value of $74,222.

The following chart displays the households in Glassboro, 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 Glassboro, NJ is from New Jersey.
0.49
2020 Wage GINI in New Jersey
0.493
2019 Wage GINI in New Jersey

In 2020, the income inequality in New Jersey was 0.49 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.5% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (77.8%)
  2. Walked (5.84%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.82%)

In 2020, 77.8% of workers in Glassboro, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (5.84%) and those who worked at home (5.82%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

28.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Glassboro, NJ have a longer commute time (28.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.7% of the workforce in Glassboro, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Glassboro, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Glassboro, NJ have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

22.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Glassboro, NJ (3.99k out of 17.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

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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95.2% of the population of Glassboro, NJ has health coverage, with 57.7% on employee plans, 16.1% on Medicaid, 11.6% on Medicare, 8.87% on non-group plans, and 1.02% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in New Jersey was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in Gloucester County, NJ see 1844 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.27% decrease from the previous year (1849 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2160 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 797 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in New Jersey, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,844 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Gloucester County, NJ

Primary care physicians in Gloucester County, NJ see an average of 1,844 patients per year. This represents a 0.27% decrease from the previous year (1,849 patients).

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of New Jersey across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.9% under 18 years, 36% between 18 and 34 years, 30% between 35 and 64 years, and 13% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.78%
Uninsured
57.7%
Employer Coverage
16.1%
Medicaid
11.6%
Medicare
8.87%
Non-Group
1.02%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Glassboro, NJ declined by 2.88% from 4.93% to 4.78%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Glassboro, NJ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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