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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    C+
Gloucester County is located in New Jersey with a population of 291,372. In Gloucester County, most residents own their homes. In Gloucester County there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Gloucester County and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Gloucester County are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$213,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,134
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    20%
  • Own
    80%
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Gloucester County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    60.5
    282.7
  • Murder
    2
    6.1
  • Rape
    9.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    51
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    358.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,444.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    71.1
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Gloucester County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$81,489
National
$55,322

Gloucester County Reviews

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I like the calm atmosphere and generally friendly people in the area. I would like our roads improved in some areas and more local businesses!
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I love it! Very family oriented and easy to access anything. Schools are good they really care about our kids.
Gloucester County is a great place to live. It is a very safe community too. It is close to Camden which is where I go to college and work.