Glassboro, New Jersey Population 2021

20,876
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Glassboro is a city located in Gloucester County New Jersey. With a 2020 population of 20,876, it is the 45th largest city in New Jersey and the 1791st largest city in the United States . Glassboro is currently growing at a rate of 1.43% annually and its population has increased by 12.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,579 in 2010. Glassboro reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 9 miles, Glassboro has a population density of 2,240 people per square mile.

The average household income in Glassboro is $85,922 with a poverty rate of 24.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,242 per month, and the median house value is $202,800. The median age in Glassboro is 28.2 years, 26 years for males, and 31.4 years for females.

Glassboro Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Glassborowas:

  • White: 66.64%
  • Black or African American: 17.37%
  • Other race: 6.76%
  • Two or more races: 5.19%
  • Asian: 4.00%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Glassboro, New Jersey is 20,876 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,288.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,579.

Glassboro, New Jersey Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,21366.64%
Black or African American3,44417.37%
Some Other Race1,3406.76%
Two or More Races1,0285.19%
Asian7944.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.04%
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Glassboro Population by Race

Glassboro Population Pyramid $2021

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Glassboro Median Age

28.2


Total

26


Male

31.4


Female

Glassboro Adults

There are 16,414 adults, (2,395 of whom are seniors) in Glassboro.

Glassboro Age Dependency

41.4

Age Dependency Ratio

17.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Glassboro Sex Ratio

Female

9,933

50.10%

Male

9,893

49.90%

Glassboro Population by Age

Glassboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Glassboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family47.8%52.2%
Female56.1%43.9%
Male61.5%38.5%
All64.6%35.4%
Married83.1%16.9%

64.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Glassboro Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0682.8764.6
Married2,5483.2983.1
Non Family2,2322.1347.8
Female1,0493.3356.1
Male2393.1861.5

3.21

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

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Glassboro Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3893.54%
9th to 12th Grade4764.33%
High School Graduate3,18629.00%
Some College2,11819.28%
Associates Degree7777.07%
Bachelors Degree2,64724.09%
Graduate Degree1,39512.70%
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Glassboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Glassboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,3336,8982,937
Black1,9831,790553
Hispanic982755187
Other Race55635096
Asian406406286
2+ Races30829880

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.44%.

Glassboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,435$52,593$34,475
Less Than 9th Grade$17,406$18,722$16,368
High School Graduate$32,103$44,044$27,933
Some College$37,452$47,432$26,924
Bachelors Degree$63,452$67,442$58,314
Graduate Degree$72,833$80,250$64,825

$45,435

Average Earnings

$52,593

Average Male

$34,475

Average Female

Glassboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Glassboro Language by Age

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Glassboro Language

84.92% of Glassboro residents speak only English, while 15.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.36% of the population.

Glassboro Language

Glassboro Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,1942,17119.39%
Black3,09691129.43%
Hispanic1,96055328.21%
Multiple94442344.81%
Other1,10234931.67%
Asian64729545.60%

24.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.40%

Male Poverty Rate

25.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Glassboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Glassboro is Asian, with 45.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Glassboro is White, with 19.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.27%.

Glassboro Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.99%
High School20.21%
Some College10.01%
Bachelors or Greater8.57%

Glassboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed55.65%
Male Unemployed38.17%
Male Employed15.78%
Female Employed15.27%

Glassboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Glassboro Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$74,222$85,922
Families$86,404$99,804
Married Families$109,942-
Non Families$39,191$59,748
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Income by Household Type

Glassboro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.7%

Male Marriage Rate

32.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Glassboro Married by Age and Sex

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Glassboro Marriage

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

Glassboro Marital Status by Race

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Glassboro Marital Status

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565

Number of Veterans

521

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam348
Second Gulf War46
First Gulf War43
Korea28
World War II7

Glassboro Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74283
55 to 6498
75+88
35 to 5468
18 to 3428

Glassboro Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3763.26%
Black1897.08%
Hispanic80.53%

Glassboro Veterans by Race

Glassboro Veterans by Education

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0.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Glassboro Veterans by Education

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61.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Glassboro Employment by Age

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Glassboro Employment by Race

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Glassboro Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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62.25%

Born in Glassboro

92.85%

Native Born

7.15%

Foreign Born

3.25%

Non Citizen

3.90%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.85% of Glassboro residents were born in the United States, with 62.25% having been born in New Jersey. 3.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Glassboro Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202120,8762941.43%
202020,5822941.45%
201920,2882941.47%
201819,994560.28%
201719,9381991.01%
201619,7395803.03%
201519,1591340.70%
201419,0251140.60%
201318,911680.36%
201218,8431810.97%
201118,662830.45%
201018,579-489-0.26%
200019,0683,4542.02%
199015,6141,0400.69%
198014,5741,6361.20%
197012,9382,6852.35%
196010,2534,3865.74%
19505,8679421.77%
19404,9251260.26%
19304,7991,7264.56%
19203,0730.00%

Glassboro Population by Year