Gloucester County is located in northeastern New Jersey. The County Seat is Woodbury and the largest city is Washington Township. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.gloucestercountynj.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 290,951 and the 2010 census population was 288,288. The land area is 322.01 square miles and there are 895.3 persons per square mile.
84.3% of the population is White, 10.6% is Black or African American, 5.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 2.9% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2% is two or more races. 90.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 28.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $224,700, there are 104,145 households, an average of 2.73 persons per household. The per capita income is $32,600, the median household income is $74,524, and 8.1% of the persons in Gloucester County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 20,252. Retail sales (in $1000) were $4,352,549, and sales per capita were $15,216. The percentage of black-owned firms is 7.6%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27.5%.
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