Fort Dix, NJ


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Fort Dix is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 7,608 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Fort Dix is the 252nd largest community in New Jersey. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Fort Dix, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Fort Dix, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Fort Dix’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Fort Dix does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $57,371.00.

The armed forces are a huge part of the life in Fort Dix, employing 17.85% of the workforce. While it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy, where the Public Service and Retail industries employ 30.59% and 8.43% of the civilian workforce, respectively.

The overall crime rate in Fort Dix is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

One of the benefits of Fort Dix is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.55 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

Fort Dix is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The citizens of Fort Dix are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.59% of adults in Fort Dix have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Fort Dix in 2010 was $13,091, which is low income relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $52,364 for a family of four. However, Fort Dix contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Fort Dix is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Fort Dix home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort Dix residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Fort Dix also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.91% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fort Dix include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Fort Dix is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.