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Population (year 2000): 6,914
Males: 3,289 (47.6%), Females: 3,625 (52.4%)

Median resident age: 38.3 years
Median household income: $39,976 (year 2000)
Median house value: $88,200 (year 2000)

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Races in Carneys Point:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.6%)
  • Black (17.6%)
  • Hispanic (4.2%)
  • Other race (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (17.5%), Irish (16.7%), Italian (16.6%), English (11.6%), Polish (5.5%), United States (4.4%).

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Elevation: 19 feet

Land area: 8.7 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Carneys Point

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Carneys Point CDP

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

4.1% Foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 1.4% Europe, 0.8% Asia).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: DE Wilmington, (6.1 miles pop. 72,664).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Philadelphia, (30.1 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Grove, NJ (1.4 miles Penns DE (4.2 miles Edgemoor, DE (4.4 miles Bellefonte, NJ (4.8 miles Pennsville, DE Wilmington, (6.1 miles DE (6.3 miles Claymont, DE (6.8 miles Ardencroft, DE (7.0 miles Ardentown,

Latitude: 39.71 N, Longitude: 75.47 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 856


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (19.4%), Educational,health and social services (19.1%), Retail trade (13.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,461 (-21.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 287 (9.9%)

Average climate in Carneys Point, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Carneys Point-area historical tornado activity is above New Jersey state average. It is 23% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1961, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the Carneys Point city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category 3 tornado 20.1 miles away from the city center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Carneys Point:
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL WILMINGTON (about 6 miles; WILMINGTON, DE)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL INC (about 9 miles; WILMINGTON, DE)
  • DELAWARE PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (about 9 miles; NEW CASTLE, DE)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Carneys Point:
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 10 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; ID: ILG)
  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 20 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: PHL)
  • DOVER AFB (about 41 miles; DOVER, DE; ID: DOV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Carneys Point:
  • SPITFIRE AERODROME (about 7 miles; PEDRICKTOWN, NJ; ID: 7N7)
  • PHILADELPHIA (about 17 miles; ESSINGTON, PA; ID: 9N2)
  • BRANDYWINE (about 20 miles; WEST CHESTER, PA; ID: N99)

Amtrak stations near Carneys Point:
  • 6 miles: WILMINGTON (M. L. KING BLVD, & FRENCH ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: NEWARK (429 S. COLLEGE AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Carneys Point:
  • SALEM COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 693; Location: 460 HOLLYWOOD AVE; Public; Website: www.salemcc.org)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carneys Point:
  • WILMINGTON COLLEGE (about 9 miles; NEW CASTLE, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,087)
  • WIDENER UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 12 miles; CHESTER, PA; FT enrollment: 3,646)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE (about 14 miles; NEWARK, DE; FT enrollment: 17,786)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; MEDIA, PA; FT enrollment: 5,248)
  • DELAWARE TECHNICAL & COMM COLL-STANTON-WILMINGTON (about 18 miles; NEWARK, DE; FT enrollment: 3,817)
  • WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 19 miles; WEST CHESTER, PA; FT enrollment: 10,419)
  • IMMACULATA COLLEGE (about 24 miles; IMMACULATA, PA; FT enrollment: 2,042)
Public high school in Carneys Point:
  • PENNS GROVE HIGH (Students: 614; Location: 334 HARDING HIGHWAY; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Carneys Point:
  • ST JAMES HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 202; Location: 350 GEORGETOWN ROAD; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Carneys Point:
  • FIELD ST (Students: 491; Location: 144 FIELD STREET; Grades: 01 - 03)
  • LAFAYETTE-PERSHING (Students: 346; Location: 237 SHELL ROAD; Grades: PK - 01)
Private primary/middle school in Carneys Point:
  • CLEMENT SCHOOL FO EXCEPTIONAL (Students: 48; Location: 306 MONROE AVE; Grades: PK - KG)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • The Saint James High School you have listed is no longer in operation. It is now the Bishop Guilfoyle Elementary School with grades K-8.

Notable locations in Carneys Point: Interchange 1 (A), Interchange 2 (B), Interchange 4 (C), Sakima Country Club (D).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Henby Creek (A), Game Branch (B), Whooping John Creek (C).


Carneys Point compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Carneys Point:
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMC (1380 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: STATE OF DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF TRAN)
  • WJBR (1290 AM; 3 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WDEL (1150 AM; 5 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFAI (1510 AM; daytime; 3 kW; SALEM, NJ; Owner: QC COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • WILM (1450 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELAWARE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WPWA (1590 AM; 3 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: MOUNT OCEAN MEDIA, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carneys Point:
  • WSTW (93.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJBR-FM (99.5 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMPH (91.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: BRANDYWINE SCHOOL DIST, BRD OF EDUC)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • W278AK (103.5 FM; VILLAGE GREEN, PA; Owner: PRIORITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Carneys Point:
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)

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