Blackwood, New Jersey Population 2024

4,516

Blackwood is a city located in Camden County and Gloucester County New Jersey. Blackwood has a 2024 population of 4,516. Blackwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -3.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,660 in 2020.

The average household income in Blackwood is $99,063 with a poverty rate of 12.57%. The median age in Blackwood is 37.5 years: 36.7 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

Blackwood Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Blackwood was:

  • White: 81.45%
  • Black or African American: 7.17%
  • Two or more races: 6.5%
  • Other race: 2.81%
  • Asian: 2.07%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,703.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.09% (-144)
The current population of Blackwood, New Jersey is 4,516 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,660.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,73781.45%
Black or African American3297.17%
Two or more races2986.5%
Other race1292.81%
Asian952.07%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Blackwood Population by Race

Blackwood Population Pyramid 2024

Blackwood Median Age

37.5

Total

36.7

Male

40.4

Female

Blackwood Adults

There are 3,580 adults, (694 of whom are seniors) in Blackwood.

Blackwood Age Dependency

59

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Blackwood Sex Ratio

Female2,35851.39%
Male2,23048.61%

Blackwood Population by Age

Blackwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,6182.8367.732.3
Married8243.5888.511.5
Non Family4381.2857.542.5
Female2563.2934.865.2
Male1002.322575

3.19

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Blackwood Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1304.12%
Associates Degree42013.3%
Bachelors Degree50816.09%
Graduate Degree1073.39%
High School Graduate1,19137.73%
Less Than 9th Grade1294.09%
Some College67221.29%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Blackwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blackwood Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,5482,335545
Hispanic23621634
Black2131877
2+ Races13512617
Asian878729
Other Race505017

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 34%.

Blackwood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$79,267$110,313$58,466
Graduate Degree$109,271$117,250$107,344
High School Graduate$37,246$45,375$24,219
Less Than 9th Grade$48,854$55,000$0
Overall$44,125$60,563$31,938
Some College$32,775$55,500$27,869

$44,125

Average Earnings

$60,563

Average Male

$31,938

Average Female

Blackwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blackwood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Blackwood Language

90.21% of Blackwood residents speak only English, while 9.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.98% of the population.

Blackwood Language

Blackwood Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,5042797.96%
Hispanic48017135.63%
Other12912294.57%
Black3298224.92%
Multiple2983913.09%

12.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.27%

Male Poverty Rate

12.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blackwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blackwood is Other, with 94.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blackwood is White, with 7.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.89%.

Blackwood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School10.75%
Some College8.79%
Less Than 9th Grade4.63%
Bachelors or Greater2.76%

Blackwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed18.48%
Female Employed8.38%
Male Employed3.61%
Male Unemployed0%

Blackwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blackwood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$83,716$97,924
Households$82,741$99,063
Married Families$93,810$-999,999,999
Non Families$61,855$67,837

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Blackwood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Blackwood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Blackwood Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Blackwood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Blackwood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

174

Number of Veterans

161

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam52
First Gulf War47
Second Gulf War32
World War II11
Korea0

Blackwood Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6468
75+31
35 to 5430
65 to 7430
18 to 3415

Blackwood Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1364.56%
Black3814.34%

Blackwood Veterans by Race

Blackwood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.6%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blackwood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Blackwood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Blackwood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Blackwood Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

66.59%

Born in Blackwood

95.36%

Native Born

4.64%

Foreign Born

1.85%

Non Citizen

2.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.36% of Blackwood residents were born in the United States, with 66.59% having been born in New Jersey. 1.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Blackwood Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,516-36-0.79%
20234,552-36-0.78%
20224,5881112.48%
20214,477-183-3.93%
20204,660-269-5.46%
20194,9292274.83%
20184,702-88-1.84%
20174,7901884.09%
20164,602-60-1.29%
20154,662170.37%
20144,645-62-1.32%
20134,70750.11%
20124,702-405-7.93%
20115,10756212.37%
20104,54500%

Blackwood Population by Year