Cookstown, New Jersey Population 2024

597

Cookstown is a city located in Burlington County New Jersey. Cookstown has a 2024 population of 597. Cookstown is currently declining at a rate of -1% annually and its population has decreased by -42.6% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,040 in 2020.

The average household income in Cookstown is $120,190 with a poverty rate of 5.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cookstown is 44.5 years, 43.8 years for males, and 46.1 years for females.

Cookstown Demographics

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

  • White: 78.98%
  • Other race: 10.34%
  • Two or more races: 5.09%
  • Black or African American: 3.12%
  • Asian: 2.46%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
239.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-42.6% (-443)
The current population of Cookstown, New Jersey is 597 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,040.

Cookstown, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White48178.98%
Other race6310.34%
Two or more races315.09%
Black or African American193.12%
Asian152.46%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cookstown Population by Race

Cookstown Population Pyramid 2024

Cookstown Median Age

44.5

Total

43.8

Male

46.1

Female

Cookstown Adults

There are 487 adults, (89 of whom are seniors) in Cookstown.

Cookstown Age Dependency

53

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Cookstown Sex Ratio

Female26643.68%
Male34356.32%

Cookstown Population by Age

Cookstown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2392.55955
Married1642.9198.21.8
Non Family521.0684.615.4
Male123.1791.78.3
Female113.451000

2.85

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

95.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cookstown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade275.95%
9th to 12th Grade194.19%
High School Graduate15734.58%
Some College9220.26%
Associates Degree286.17%
Bachelors Degree8819.38%
Graduate Degree439.47%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cookstown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cookstown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White365350118
Hispanic543413
2+ Races262613
Other Race2330
Black18140
Asian700

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50%.

Cookstown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$58,857$63,611$39,808
Less Than 9th Grade$58,804$58,500$0
High School Graduate$46,875$71,944$36,111
Some College$38,462$43,977$36,250
Bachelors Degree$86,094$86,563$84,063
Graduate Degree$80,568$0$80,313

$58,857

Average Earnings

$63,611

Average Male

$39,808

Average Female

Cookstown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cookstown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cookstown Language

84.18% of Cookstown residents speak only English, while 15.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.82% of the population.

Cookstown Language

Cookstown Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White458245.24%
Multiple31825.81%
Hispanic10787.48%
Black19421.05%

5.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.92%

Male Poverty Rate

9.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cookstown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cookstown is Multiple, with 25.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cookstown is White, with 5.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.81%.

Cookstown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.04%
Bachelors or Greater8.4%
Some College4.17%
High School1.91%

Cookstown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed2.9%

Cookstown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cookstown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$107,083$120,190
Families$122,019$131,542
Married Families$129,286$-999,999,999
Non Families$76,563$74,288

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cookstown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

67.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.1%

Male Marriage Rate

75.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Cookstown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cookstown 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.

Cookstown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cookstown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

42

Number of Veterans

42

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War18
Vietnam16
Second Gulf War10
Korea4
World War II0

Cookstown Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6418
65 to 7410
75+9
35 to 545
18 to 340

Cookstown Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White276.73%
Black1161.11%
2+ Races413.79%
Hispanic46.35%

Cookstown Veterans by Race

Cookstown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cookstown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

77.5%

Labor Force Participation

73.6%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Cookstown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cookstown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cookstown 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

69.46%

Born in Cookstown

91.63%

Native Born

8.37%

Foreign Born

4.43%

Non Citizen

3.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.63% of Cookstown residents were born in the United States, with 69.46% having been born in New Jersey. 4.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cookstown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024597-6-1%
2023603-6-0.99%
2022609-6-0.98%
2021615-425-40.87%
20201,04000%

Cookstown Population by Year