Folsom, Atlantic County, New Jersey

Folsom: Borough of New Jersey, United States

About

Folsom is a city located in the county of Atlantic in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,885 and a population density of 86 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,776 inhabitants.

The city was created 116 years ago in 1906.

Quick Facts about Folsom

Population : 1,776 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Atlantic County
Postal code : 08037
Area : 22.04 km2
Altitude : 184 feet / 56 meters
Establishment : May 05, 1906 (116 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 08:57:45 (6th July 2022)
Density : 81 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.14% (2010-2020)
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Location of Folsom on New Jersey map.
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Geography

Folsom is located at 39°36'7"N 74°50'34"W (39.6020600, -74.8426700).

Folsom map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Folsom decreased by 6.14% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,885 - census
2011 1,882 -0.16% estimation process
2012 1,866 -0.86% estimation process
2013 1,854 -0.65% estimation process
2014 1,841 -0.71% estimation process
2015 1,825 -0.88% estimation process
2016 1,803 -1.22% estimation process
2017 1,789 -0.78% estimation process
2018 1,781 -0.45% estimation process
2019 1,775 -0.34% estimation process
2020 1,776 0.06% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 6,169
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 5,581
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 10.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 5,640
April 1, 2010 Population : 5,625
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.8%
People over 65 (%) : 16.1%
Female persons, % : 53.6%
White only, percent : 60.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 27.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 0.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 15.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 59.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 319
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 6.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 54.1%

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 54.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $128,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $940
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $338
2015-2019 median gross rent : $714
2015-2019 Households : 1,906
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.05
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 92.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 75.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 59.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 74.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 27.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 39.8%
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 377,715
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 180,416
2012 total retail sales per capita : $31,176
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $49,063
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,845
Percentage of people living in poverty : 15.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 707
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 358
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 185
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 67
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 594
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 57
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 595
2010 population per square mile : 503.1
2010 land area in square miles : 11.18

Schools in Folsom

College & universities near Folsom, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
183655 Atlantic Cape Community College Mays Landing (NJ) 08330-2699

Stations (25)

Amtrak & bus stations near Folsom, NJ

Code Name Address Type
HTN Hammonton, New Jersey Egg Harbor Rd & Line St. OTHER
EGH Egg Harbor City, New Jersey South Philadelphia Ave & Atlantic Ave OTHER
ATO Atco, New Jersey Cooper Rd and Raritan Ave OTHER
LDW Lindenwold Station Ave & White Horse Rd West OTHER
ABN Absecon Shore Road and Ohio Ave OTHER

Post offices near Folsom

Post Office Name City ZIP
Newtonvill Post Office Newtonville (NJ) 08346

Other places with the same name (4)

Other cities in Atlantic County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Atlantic County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Atlantic City 37,743 City in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States
Pleasantville 20,060 City in Atlantic County, New Jersey
Hammonton 13,902 Town in Atlantic County, New Jersey
Somers Point 10,153 City in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States
Ventnor City 9,895 City in New Jersey
Absecon 8,789 City in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States
Brigantine 8,577 City in Atlantic County, New Jersey
Northfield 8,047 City in New Jersey
Linwood 6,635 City in New Jersey
Margate City 5,865 City in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States
Buena 4,267 Borough in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States
Egg Harbor City 4,052 City in New Jersey
Weymouth 2,871 Township of New Jersey
Mays Landing 2,135 Town
Estell Manor 1,738 City in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States
Collings Lakes 1,706 Town

Distance to Other Cities

Folsom distances to largest New Jersey cities