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Wharton is 16th in New Jersey out of 185 other cities in Retail sales per capita

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Wharton Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 6,577 163rd 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 2.1 182nd 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,039.1 160th 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Wharton Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 5.9% 125th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.9% 99th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.7% 178th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Wharton Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 84.9% 191st 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 22.7% 189th 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Wharton Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 75.9% 145th 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 4.6% 124th 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 143rd 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 5.7% 121st 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 52nd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.0% 32nd 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 40.3% 22nd 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 48.4% 200th 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Wharton Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 50.8% 196th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 31.8% 46th 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Wharton Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 2,426 228th 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 33.2% 105th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 2,103 237th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 64.0% 164th 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $327,500 160th $349,100 $186,200
People per household 3.1 25th 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Wharton Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $27,828 193rd $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $77,663 117th $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 6.7% 112th 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Wharton Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 466 175th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $206,697 72nd $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $33,924 16th $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $8,014 140th $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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