NJ

National Population : 333,590,059
New Jersey State Population : 9,202,495

About Penns Grove, NJ

Penns Grove, NJ is located in Salem County in the state of New Jersey.

The total City Population for Penns Grove is about 4,757 with about 2,057 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 13,076.

The Average Home Value is $149,200.00, which is roughly 59% lower than the Average Home Value of $365,627.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 21% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $49,347.00, which is roughly 47% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $93,038.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 14% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Penns Grove is about 18.5%.

New Jersey is ranked #6 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 80.81 out of 100.

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Voting

Salem County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 23.1% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 55.5%
Democratic: 42.68%
Libertarian: 1.2%
Other: 0.34%
Green: 0.27%


Nearby Locations

Pedricktown, NJ (3.14 mi.)
Pennsville, NJ (5.62 mi.)
Woodstown, NJ (7.28 mi.)
Pilesgrv Twp, NJ (7.28 mi.)
Pilesgrove, NJ (7.28 mi.)
Swedesboro, NJ (7.38 mi.)
Woolwich Twp, NJ (7.38 mi.)
Logan Twp, NJ (7.38 mi.)
Bridgeport, NJ (8.86 mi.)
Mannington, NJ (10.95 mi.)
Salem, NJ (10.95 mi.)
Mickleton, NJ (11.77 mi.)
Mullica Hill, NJ (12.01 mi.)
S Harrisn Twp, NJ (12.01 mi.)
Gibbstown, NJ (12.37 mi.)
Clarksboro, NJ (14.03 mi.)
Mount Royal, NJ (14.56 mi.)
Paulsboro, NJ (14.91 mi.)
Mantua, NJ (15.16 mi.)
West Deptford, NJ (15.16 mi.)
Monroeville, NJ (15.73 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 08069
Latitude : 39.706464
Longitude : -75.449672
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 18 ft.
Area Code(s) : 856

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.54
Male Population Estimate : 47.32%
Female Population Estimate : 52.68%
Median Age : 37.6
Male Median Age : 35.0
Female Median Age : 39.6

White Population Estimate : 63.98%
Black Population Estimate : 28.41%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 17.96%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.89%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.02%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.99%
Other Population Estimate : 9.23%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Penns Grove specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Salem County: About 7 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Salem County: About 266 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Salem County is about 43% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 8% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.