Glassboro, NJ

Census Place

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2022 Population
23,014
13.5% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
27.8
5.44% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
19.1%
4.79% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$78,518
9.65% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$256,900
16.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
11,291
18.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Glassboro, NJ had a population of 23k people with a median age of 27.8 and a median household income of $78,518. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Glassboro, NJ grew from 20,284 to 23,014, a 13.5% increase and its median household income grew from $71,608 to $78,518, a 9.65% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Glassboro, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (63.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (16.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.07%), Other (Hispanic) (5.17%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.46%).

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.

96.7% of the residents in Glassboro, NJ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Glassboro, NJ are Rowan University (5,800 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Glassboro, NJ was $256,900, and the homeownership rate was 60.8%.

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.

Population & Diversity

Glassboro, NJ is home to a population of 23k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 8.79% of Glassboro, NJ residents were born outside of the country (2.02k people).

In 2022, there were 3.77 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.7k people) in Glassboro, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.4k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.7%
2022 Citizenship
97.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.7% of Glassboro, NJ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Glassboro, NJ was 97.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Glassboro, NJ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    14.7k ± 846
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.9k ± 576
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    1.4k ± 352
10.3%
Hispanic Population
2.38k people

In 2022, there were 3.77 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.7k people) in Glassboro, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.4k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.3% of the people in Glassboro, NJ are hispanic (2.38k 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

8.79%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.02k people
7.16%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.45k people

As of 2022, 8.79% of Glassboro, NJ residents (2.02k 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 Glassboro, NJ was 7.16%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    396 ± 179
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    134 ± 94
  3. Korea
    74 ± 70

Glassboro, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.96 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Glassboro, NJ employs 11.3k people. The largest industries in Glassboro, NJ are Educational Services (2,104 people), Accommodation & Food Services (1,397 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,295 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($100,156), Information ($78,426), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($74,360).

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

11.3k
2022 Value
± 1,045
18.3%
1 Year growth
± 9.97%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Glassboro, NJ grew at a rate of 18.3%, from 9.54k employees to 11.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Glassboro, NJ, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,539 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,201 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1,090 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

11.3k
2022 Value
± 1,045
18.3%
1 Year growth
± 9.97%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Glassboro, NJ grew at a rate of 18.3%, from 9.54k employees to 11.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Glassboro, NJ, are Educational Services (2,104 people), Accommodation & Food Services (1,397 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,295 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

$42,203
Median earning men ± $11,268
$31,927
Median earning women ± $7,529

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($100,563), Other Services Except Public Administration ($76,797), and Information ($75,000).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($92,232), Public Administration ($66,534), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($60,500).

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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 Glassboro, NJ awarded 5,800 degrees. The student population of Glassboro, NJ in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 9,611 male students and 9,924 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Glassboro, NJ are White (3,842 and 67.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (642 and 11.3%), Black or African American (526 and 9.24%), and Asian (407 and 7.15%).

The largest universities in Glassboro, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Rowan University (5,800 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Glassboro, NJ are General Psychology (432 and 7.45%), General Business Administration & Management (378 and 6.52%), and General Biological Sciences (307 and 5.29%).

The median tuition cost in Glassboro, NJ for a public four year colleges is $10,715 for in-state students and $20,108 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Glassboro, NJ, the percentage of applicants admitted was 76.9%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 19,535 (49.2% men and 50.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 19,535 students enrolled in Glassboro, NJ, 49.2% men and 50.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 11,819 records, of which 49% were women and 51% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 307 degrees awarded
  2. 263 degrees awarded
  3. 432 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Glassboro, NJ was General Biological Sciences with 307 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
5,800 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Rowan University with 5,800 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 2,785 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Glassboro, NJ, which is 0.924 times less than the 3,015 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 3,842 degrees mean that there were 5.98 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 642 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 ($10,715) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($4,237) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,120) 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 Glassboro, NJ was $256,900 in 2022, which is 0.911 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $219,900 to $256,900, a 16.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Glassboro, NJ is 60.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

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 $78,518. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Glassboro, NJ was Census Tract 5014.05 with a value of $122,096, followed by Census Tract 5014.03 and Census Tract 5014.02, with respective values of $91,823 and $61,875.

Property

$256,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$15,135
$4,574
Median Property Taxes
±$545

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.

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Rent vs Own

60.8%
Homeownership
2022
52.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 60.8% of the housing units in Glassboro, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 62.3%.

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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 5014.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Glassboro, NJ was Census Tract 5014.05 with a value of $122,096, followed by Census Tract 5014.03 and Census Tract 5014.02, with respective values of $91,823 and $61,875.

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

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Household Income

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$78,518
Median Household Income
± $7,673
7.52k
Number of Households
± 704

In 2022, the median household income of the 7.52k households in Glassboro, NJ grew to $78,518 from the previous year's value of $71,608.

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.
0.489
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 (72%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.8%)
  3. Walked (6.11%)

In 2022, 72% of workers in Glassboro, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.8%) and those who walked to work (6.11%).

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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 (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.12% 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

19.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Glassboro, NJ (3.71k out of 19.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. 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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Health

95.2% of the population of Glassboro, NJ has health coverage, with 60.3% on employee plans, 13.5% on Medicaid, 11.2% on Medicare, 8.88% on non-group plans, and 1.37% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Gloucester County, NJ see 1757 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.72% decrease from the previous year (1844 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2205 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 735 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,757 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Gloucester County, NJ

Primary care physicians in Gloucester County, NJ see an average of 1,757 patients per year. This represents a 4.72% decrease from the previous year (1,844 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21% under 18 years, 36% between 18 and 34 years, 29.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.6% were men and 49.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.76%
Uninsured
60.3%
Employer Coverage
13.5%
Medicaid
11.2%
Medicare
8.88%
Non-Group
1.37%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Glassboro, NJ grew by 23.9% from 3.84% to 4.76%.

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