Cranbury, New Jersey Population 2024

2,647

Cranbury is a city located in Mercer County and Middlesex County New Jersey. Cranbury has a 2024 population of 2,647. Cranbury is currently growing at a rate of 4.29% annually and its population has increased by 19.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,213 in 2020.

The average household income in Cranbury is $243,111 with a poverty rate of 4.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cranbury is 47.5 years, 45.6 years for males, and 48 years for females.

Cranbury Demographics

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

  • White: 76.09%
  • Asian: 9.67%
  • Black or African American: 7.45%
  • Two or more races: 5.64%
  • Other race: 1.15%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,163.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
19.61% (434)
The current population of Cranbury, New Jersey is 2,647 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,213.

Cranbury, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,84976.09%
Asian2359.67%
Black or African American1817.45%
Two or more races1375.64%
Other race281.15%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cranbury Population by Race

Cranbury Population Pyramid 2024

Cranbury Median Age

47.5

Total

45.6

Male

48

Female

Cranbury Adults

There are 1,964 adults, (411 of whom are seniors) in Cranbury.

Cranbury Age Dependency

56.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Cranbury Sex Ratio

Female1,21349.92%
Male1,21750.08%

Cranbury Population by Age

Cranbury Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8352.8186.713.3
Married5833.1789.910.1
Non Family1811.28416
Female454.3648.951.1
Male263.081000

3.14

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

86.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cranbury Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade150.84%
9th to 12th Grade120.68%
High School Graduate1759.85%
Some College19911.2%
Associates Degree1307.32%
Bachelors Degree61134.4%
Graduate Degree63435.7%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cranbury Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cranbury Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,3881,3881,034
Black15314243
Asian134122117
2+ Races635941
Hispanic322810
Other Race28280

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 87.31%.

Cranbury Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$90,922$113,672$70,938
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$55,197
Some College$33,893$118,250$0
Bachelors Degree$73,438$67,000$74,063
Graduate Degree$148,333$190,625$92,250

$90,922

Average Earnings

$113,672

Average Male

$70,938

Average Female

Cranbury Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cranbury Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cranbury Language

86.04% of Cranbury residents speak only English, while 13.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.75% of the population.

Cranbury Language

Cranbury Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,772603.39%
Other2828100%
Asian23062.61%
Multiple13353.76%

4.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.64%

Male Poverty Rate

2.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cranbury

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cranbury is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cranbury is Asian, with 2.61% 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 11.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.18%.

Cranbury Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College10.69%
Bachelors or Greater2.37%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%

Cranbury Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed25%
Male Employed3.81%
Female Employed3.37%
Female Unemployed0%

Cranbury Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cranbury Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$202,250$243,111
Families$223,917$278,055
Married Families$224,896$-999,999,999
Non Families$67,125$85,160

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cranbury Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Cranbury Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cranbury Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Cranbury Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cranbury Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

137

Number of Veterans

119

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam20
Second Gulf War18
Korea7
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Cranbury Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7463
55 to 6443
35 to 5418
75+13
18 to 340

Cranbury Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1378.64%

Cranbury Veterans by Race

Cranbury Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.8%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cranbury Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.5%

Labor Force Participation

70.5%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Cranbury Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cranbury Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cranbury 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

51.44%

Born in Cranbury

87.45%

Native Born

12.55%

Foreign Born

3.87%

Non Citizen

8.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.45% of Cranbury residents were born in the United States, with 51.44% having been born in New Jersey. 3.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Cranbury Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,6471094.29%
20232,5381084.44%
20222,4302139.61%
20212,21740.18%
20202,21329415.32%
20191,919-225-10.49%
20182,144-136-5.96%
20172,280241.06%
20162,256-27-1.18%
20152,283-64-2.73%
20142,3471034.59%
20132,244693.17%
20122,175-17-0.78%
20112,192110.5%
20102,18100%

Cranbury Population by Year