Commercial, New Jersey Population 2024

4,607

Commercial is a city located in Cumberland County New Jersey. Commercial has a 2024 population of 4,607. Commercial is currently declining at a rate of -0.28% annually and its population has decreased by -1.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,657 in 2020.

The average household income in Commercial is $75,742 with a poverty rate of 17.27%. The median age in Commercial is 38.4 years: 39.2 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Commercial Demographics

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

  • White: 77.35%
  • Black or African American: 10.74%
  • Two or more races: 8.04%
  • Other race: 3.49%
  • Asian: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
31.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
144.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.07% (-50)
The current population of Commercial, New Jersey is 4,607 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,657.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,63777.35%
Black or African American50510.74%
Two or more races3788.04%
Other race1643.49%
Asian180.38%
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

Commercial Population by Race

Commercial Population Pyramid 2024

Commercial Median Age

38.4

Total

39.2

Male

37.9

Female

Commercial Adults

There are 3,416 adults, (728 of whom are seniors) in Commercial.

Commercial Age Dependency

74.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Commercial Sex Ratio

Female2,39550.94%
Male2,30749.06%

Commercial Population by Age

Commercial Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7622.666931
Married7353.3974.425.6
Non Family5761.2590.19.9
Female3253.2321.578.5
Male1263.3662.737.3

3.25

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Commercial Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1615.15%
Associates Degree39412.61%
Bachelors Degree33610.75%
Graduate Degree170.54%
High School Graduate1,35843.46%
Less Than 9th Grade792.53%
Some College78024.96%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Commercial Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Commercial Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,5412,369334
Black30126512
Hispanic1581267
2+ Races1391390
Other Race83510
Asian18180

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.14%.

Commercial Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$28,869$0$27,013
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$34,286$59,318$17,295
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$34,936$54,611$27,083
Some College$52,569$55,804$28,646

$34,936

Average Earnings

$54,611

Average Male

$27,083

Average Female

Commercial Earnings by Educational Attainment

Commercial Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Commercial Language

93.33% of Commercial residents speak only English, while 6.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.6% of the population.

Commercial Language

Commercial Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,53555115.59%
Hispanic36720656.13%
Other16415996.95%
Black5055510.89%
Multiple3784712.43%

17.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.03%

Male Poverty Rate

16.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Commercial

The race most likely to be in poverty in Commercial is Other, with 96.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Commercial is Black, with 10.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.94%.

Commercial Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.58%
High School15.39%
Some College11.16%
Bachelors or Greater5.38%

Commercial Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed67.44%
Female Unemployed43.86%
Female Employed6.19%
Male Employed5.28%

Commercial Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Commercial Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$62,727$70,458
Households$55,254$75,742
Married Families$82,396$-999,999,999
Non Families$27,368$75,784

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Commercial Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Commercial Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Commercial 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.

Commercial Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Commercial Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

347

Number of Veterans

306

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War126
Korea76
Vietnam74
First Gulf War58
World War II0

Commercial Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 34126
75+88
35 to 5450
65 to 7442
55 to 6441

Commercial Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White31711.03%
Other Race2125.3%
Hispanic2113.29%
Black92.99%

Commercial Veterans by Race

Commercial Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

21.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Commercial Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Commercial Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Commercial Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Commercial 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

78.65%

Born in Commercial

98.7%

Native Born

1.3%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

0.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.7% of Commercial residents were born in the United States, with 78.65% having been born in New Jersey. 0.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Commercial Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,542-13-0.29%
20284,555-13-0.28%
20274,568-13-0.28%
20264,581-13-0.28%
20254,594-13-0.28%
20244,607-13-0.28%
20234,620-13-0.28%
20224,633-13-0.28%
20214,646-11-0.24%
20204,657-248-5.06%
20194,905-48-0.97%
20184,953-21-0.42%
20174,974-39-0.78%
20165,013-44-0.87%
20155,057-34-0.67%
20145,091-26-0.51%
20135,117-33-0.64%
20125,150-12-0.23%
20115,162-7-0.14%
20105,16900%

Commercial Population by Year