Fort Dix, New Jersey Population 2024

7,535

Fort Dix is a city located in Burlington County New Jersey. Fort Dix has a 2024 population of 7,535. Fort Dix is currently declining at a rate of -1.61% annually and its population has decreased by -9.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,350 in 2020.

The average household income in Fort Dix is $96,664 with a poverty rate of 5.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Dix is 34.7 years, 36.4 years for males, and 23.9 years for females.

Fort Dix Demographics

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

  • White: 56.83%
  • Black or African American: 33.2%
  • Two or more races: 5.38%
  • Other race: 2.71%
  • Asian: 1.35%
  • Native American: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
Land Area (mi²)
10.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
737.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-9.76% (-815)
The current population of Fort Dix, New Jersey is 7,535 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,350.

Fort Dix, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,42256.83%
Black or African American2,58333.2%
Two or more races4195.38%
Other race2112.71%
Asian1051.35%
Native American300.39%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander110.14%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fort Dix Population by Race

Fort Dix Population Pyramid 2024

Fort Dix Median Age

34.7

Total

36.4

Male

23.9

Female

Fort Dix Adults

There are 6,599 adults, (191 of whom are seniors) in Fort Dix.

Fort Dix Age Dependency

21.4

Age Dependency Ratio

3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Dix Sex Ratio

Female1,27516.39%
Male6,50683.61%

Fort Dix Population by Age

Fort Dix Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8913.160.299.8
Married6563.660100
Non Family2001.51199
Female293.520100
Male620100

3.64

Average Family Size

3.16

Average Household Size

0.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fort Dix Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3416.02%
9th to 12th Grade74313.12%
High School Graduate2,55545.12%
Some College81014.3%
Associates Degree3686.5%
Bachelors Degree66411.73%
Graduate Degree1823.21%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fort Dix Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Dix Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black2,2361,886101
White1,9541,691410
Hispanic1,397927275
2+ Races22421746
Other Race17013710
Asian756725
Native American17170
Islander11110

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 asian people with a rate of 33.33%.

Fort Dix Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$23,841$21,232$35,926
Less Than 9th Grade$12,101$11,941$0
High School Graduate$12,393$12,308$19,844
Some College$36,094$39,375$29,500
Bachelors Degree$63,622$71,272$36,164
Graduate Degree$76,250$75,089$93,125

$23,841

Average Earnings

$21,232

Average Male

$35,926

Average Female

Fort Dix Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Dix Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fort Dix Language

75.09% of Fort Dix residents speak only English, while 24.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.05% of the population.

Fort Dix Language

Fort Dix Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3484914.08%
White1,341453.36%
Hispanic967313.21%
Multiple322247.45%

5.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.98%

Male Poverty Rate

4.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Dix

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Dix is Black, with 14.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Dix is Hispanic, with 3.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.79%.

Fort Dix Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School13.29%
Some College5.1%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Fort Dix Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Fort Dix Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Dix Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$91,250$96,664
Families$97,639$99,015
Married Families$98,981$-999,999,999
Non Families$79,722$88,538

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fort Dix Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

30.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

23.5%

Male Marriage Rate

76.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Dix Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fort Dix 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 35-44.

Fort Dix Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fort Dix Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

363

Number of Veterans

321

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War258
First Gulf War111
Vietnam46
Korea0
World War II0

Fort Dix Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54151
18 to 34147
65 to 7446
55 to 6419
75+0

Fort Dix Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2248.43%
Black914.09%
Hispanic302.51%
2+ Races2619.85%
Other Race2215.38%

Fort Dix Veterans by Race

Fort Dix Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Dix Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

27.7%

Labor Force Participation

7%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Dix Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Dix Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Dix 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

23.6%

Born in Fort Dix

89.74%

Native Born

10.26%

Foreign Born

7.31%

Non Citizen

2.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.74% of Fort Dix residents were born in the United States, with 23.6% having been born in New Jersey. 7.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fort Dix Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20247,535-123-1.61%
20237,658-123-1.58%
20227,781-123-1.56%
20217,904-446-5.34%
20208,3506828.89%
20197,668-85-1.1%
20187,753-279-3.47%
20178,032-214-2.6%
20168,246-59-0.71%
20158,3053574.49%
20147,9485787.84%
20137,37082612.62%
20126,5442063.25%
20116,338-1,378-17.86%
20107,71600%

Fort Dix Population by Year