Carneys Point, New Jersey Population 2024

8,226

Carneys Point is a city located in Salem County New Jersey. Carneys Point has a 2024 population of 8,226. Carneys Point is currently growing at a rate of 0.55% annually and its population has increased by 12.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,302 in 2020.

The average household income in Carneys Point is $78,003 with a poverty rate of 8.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Carneys Point is 45.2 years, 41.8 years for males, and 48.9 years for females.

Carneys Point Demographics

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

  • White: 63.42%
  • Black or African American: 18.03%
  • Other race: 8.42%
  • Two or more races: 7.76%
  • Asian: 1.88%
  • Native American: 0.49%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
8.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
981.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
12.65% (924)
The current population of Carneys Point, New Jersey is 8,226 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,302.

Carneys Point, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,16063.42%
Black or African American1,46718.03%
Other race6858.42%
Two or more races6317.76%
Asian1531.88%
Native American400.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Carneys Point Population by Race

Carneys Point Population Pyramid 2024

Carneys Point Median Age

45.2

Total

41.8

Male

48.9

Female

Carneys Point Adults

There are 6,871 adults, (1,842 of whom are seniors) in Carneys Point.

Carneys Point Age Dependency

61.8

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Carneys Point Sex Ratio

Female3,90548%
Male4,23152%

Carneys Point Population by Age

Carneys Point Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,3652.3266.433.6
Married1,4223.0388.311.7
Non Family1,3211.134753
Female4203.5545.754.3
Male2022.5381.718.3

2.96

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Carneys Point Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade4907.89%
Associates Degree3856.2%
Bachelors Degree75012.07%
Graduate Degree2764.44%
High School Graduate2,74844.22%
Less Than 9th Grade2423.89%
Some College1,32321.29%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Carneys Point Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carneys Point Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,9083,620635
Black1,1171,012183
Hispanic936620152
Other Race42621615
2+ Races34922971
Asian15315366
Native American404040

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Carneys Point Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$62,823$71,829$38,056
Graduate Degree$83,065$0$83,992
High School Graduate$37,736$48,173$33,547
Less Than 9th Grade$31,993$32,412$31,449
Overall$40,036$46,317$33,685
Some College$34,036$44,551$28,359

$40,036

Average Earnings

$46,317

Average Male

$33,685

Average Female

Carneys Point Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carneys Point Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Carneys Point Language

86.42% of Carneys Point residents speak only English, while 13.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.38% of the population.

Carneys Point Language

Carneys Point Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,6312986.43%
Hispanic1,50717811.81%
Black1,40916911.99%
Multiple62714122.49%
Other672345.06%

8.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.99%

Male Poverty Rate

11.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carneys Point

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carneys Point is Multiple, with 22.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carneys Point is Other, with 5.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.59%.

Carneys Point Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School9.96%
Less Than 9th Grade7.56%
Some College3.59%
Bachelors or Greater2.73%

Carneys Point Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed28.33%
Female Employed5.16%
Male Unemployed3.95%
Male Employed0.68%

Carneys Point Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carneys Point Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$76,270$86,054
Households$71,602$78,003
Married Families$87,727$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,746$59,392

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Carneys Point Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Carneys Point Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Carneys Point Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Carneys Point Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Carneys Point Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

528

Number of Veterans

478

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam194
First Gulf War111
Second Gulf War48
Korea47
World War II16

Carneys Point Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54181
75+146
65 to 74132
55 to 6469
18 to 340

Carneys Point Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3838.7%
Black1068.38%
Hispanic645.24%
Other Race397.43%

Carneys Point Veterans by Race

Carneys Point Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carneys Point Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Carneys Point Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Carneys Point Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Carneys Point 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

51.79%

Born in Carneys Point

93.26%

Native Born

6.74%

Foreign Born

2.08%

Non Citizen

4.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.26% of Carneys Point residents were born in the United States, with 51.79% having been born in New Jersey. 2.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Carneys Point Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20248,226450.55%
20238,181450.55%
20228,136450.56%
20218,09178910.81%
20207,3022263.19%
20197,076-75-1.05%
20187,151510.72%
20177,10040.06%
20167,096-66-0.92%
20157,162-106-1.46%
20147,268-10-0.14%
20137,278-151-2.03%
20127,4291752.41%
20117,254-128-1.73%
20107,38200%

Carneys Point Population by Year