Gloucester County, New Jersey

Gloucester County: County in New Jersey, United States


Gloucester County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. As of the 2010 census, the population was 288,288 and a population density of 330 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 293,245 inhabitants. Its county seat is Woodbury. The county was created 338 years ago in 1685.

Gloucester County locator map
Location of Gloucester County on New Jersey map.

Quick Facts about Gloucester County

Population : 293,245 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
Different from : Gloucester County
Area : 873 km2
Water as percent of area : 4.5%
Land as percent of area : 95.5%
Named for : Gloucester
Altitude : 121 feet / 37 meters
Capital : Woodbury
Establishment : January 01, 1686
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 11:00:33 (3rd March 2024)
Density : 336 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.69% (2010-2020)
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Gloucester County is located at 39°43'2"N 75°8'30"W (39.7173100, -75.1416700). It has 6 neighbors: New Castle County, Atlantic County, Cumberland County, Salem County, Delaware and Philadelphia County.

Gloucester County map

The largest city of Gloucester County is Glassboro with a population of 20,386. Other cities include, Red Bank population 11,979, Woodbury population 9,813, Clayton population 8,759 and Pitman population 8,753. See all Gloucester County cities & populated places.

Gloucester County Populated Places (more)

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Gloucester County.

City Name Population Title
Jefferson 20,611 Township in Morris County, New Jersey
Glassboro 20,386 Borough in New Jersey, United States
Williamstown 15,567 Town in Massachusetts
Mantua 14,877 Township in Gloucester County, New Jersey
Red Bank 11,979 Borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States
Woodbury 9,813 City in New Jersey
Clayton 8,759 Borough in Gloucester County, New Jersey
Pitman 8,753 Borough in Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States
Paulsboro 5,866 Borough in Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States
Beckett 4,847 Unincorporated community and census-designated place in Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States
Westville 4,154 Borough of New Jersey
Mullica Hill 3,982 Census designated place
Harding 3,752 Township of New Jersey
Turnersville 3,742 Census designated place
Gibbstown 3,739 Census designated place
Oak Valley 3,483 Census designated place

Gloucester County has 6 neighbours.

  • Woodbury


The population of Gloucester County increased by 1.69% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 288,288 - census
2011 289,687 0.48% estimation process
2012 289,804 0.04% estimation process
2013 289,883 0.03% estimation process
2014 290,680 0.27% estimation process
2015 290,943 0.09% estimation process
2016 290,761 -0.06% estimation process
2017 290,961 0.07% estimation process
2018 291,525 0.19% estimation process
2019 291,636 0.04% estimation process
2020 293,245 0.55% estimation process

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People born in Gloucester County (12)

People born in Gloucester County, including politician Richard M. Cooper, Confederate Army general Samuel Gibbs French, Playboy Playmate Heather Spytek, .


  • Frederick Ellsworth Sickels (American engineer & inventor) he was born in 20/09/1819
  • William Clark Eastlake/Eastlack he was born in 25/03/1834
  • Joel Barlow Sutherland (American politician) he was born in 26/02/1792
  • Leandro Maloberti (Argentinian military personnel) he was born in 16/02/1912
  • Evan Edinger (American YouTuber based in London) he was born in 29/07/1990
  • Charles Williams Barber (American army officer) he was born in 21/09/1872
  • Michael Guest (American attorney and politician) he was born in 04/02/1970
  • Edward J. Rosinski (chemical engineer) he was born in 12/08/1921
  • Sandro Maniaci (American actor) he was born in 22/11/1986

Other places with the same name (2)

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