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Fort Dix, New Jersey

US ArmyFort Dix is a United States Army installation located in parts of New Hanover Township, Pemberton Township, and Springfield Township, in Burlington County, (South) New Jersey. It is also a census-designated place, and as of the United States 2000 Census, the installation population was 7,464.   (Source: Wikipedia)

Fort Dix is named for Major General John Adams Dix, a veteran of the War of 1812 and the Civil War.
During his distinguished public career, he was a United States Senator, Secretary of the Treasury, Minister to France and Governor of New York.
Ft Dix, NJ


Transferring to Fort Dix?  Areas surrounding Ft. Dix, such as Burlington County, offer great places to live, work, play and raise a family. Whether you prefer an urban, suburban or country environment to live, it's all here.  And depending on where you live, you are usually no more than 30 minutes to an hour away from pristine wilderness areas, relaxing beaches or Center City Philadelphia, allowing you access to major sports, entertainment, history and cultural events.  And within another hour or two you can be in New York City.

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Official Base Website

Global Security Provides details of history, area, military units, etc.

Camp Dix Pictorial November, 1917

Maps and aerial photos Coordinates: 40.012869 -74.625104
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Fort Dix, NJ and surroundings
Population (year 2000): 7,4644
Males: 6,201 (83.1%), Females: 1,263 (16.9%)

Elevation: 130 feet

County: Burlington

Land area: 11.2 square miles

Median resident age: 33.5 years
Median household income: $41,397 (year 2000)
Median house value: $95,300 (year 2000)
 

Races in Fort Dix:

  • White Non-Hispanic (40.2%)
  • Black (35.6%)
  • Hispanic (22.8%)
  • Other race (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Filipino (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (5.5%), Irish (5.2%), Italian (3.3%), Polish (2.2%), Dutch (2.2%), English (2.0%).

Fort Lee, regional view, Philadelphia, NY, Baltimore

For population 25 years and over in Fort Dix

  • High school or higher: 71.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Dix CDP

  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 73.8%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 0.7%
  • Divorced: 3.9%

3.3% Foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 1.2% Europe, 0.8% Asia).



Fort Lee, NJ - Arial View

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Trenton, NJ (17.0 miles, pop. 85,403).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (35.7 miles, pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Wrightstown, NJ (1.4 miles), McGuire AFB, NJ (3.5 miles), Browns Mills, NJ (4.3 miles), Pemberton, NJ (5.0 miles), Pemberton Heights, NJ (5.3 miles), Country Lake Estates, NJ (7.2 miles), New Egypt, NJ (7.5 miles), Presidential Lakes Estates, NJ (7.8 miles).

Area code: 609

Industries providing employment: Public administration (27.9%), Educational, health and social services (25.0%), Retail trade (10.7%).

Average weather in Fort Dix, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average temp. (°F) 30.9 33.2 41.5 51.2 61.2 70.0 74.8 73.1 65.9 54.5 44.9 35.6
High temperature (°F) 40.3 43.3 52.1 63.1 73.4 81.9 86.3 84.6 77.7 66.8 55.7 45.0
Low temperature (°F) 21.3 23.0 30.7 39.2 48.9 58.1 63.2 61.6 54.1 42.1 34.1 26.3
Precipitation (in) 3.9 2.9 4.2 3.9 4.4 3.9 4.8 4.9 4.2 3.4 3.7 3.8

 

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Normal climate around Fort Dix, New Jersey

Based on data reported by main weather stations

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Days with precip. 11 9 11 11 11 10 9 9 8 8 9 10
Wind speed (mph) 10.4 10.9 11.4 10.9 9.6 8.8 8.2 7.9 8.3 8.7 9.6 10.0
Morning humidity (%) 75 74 73 73 76 78 79 83 84 84 80 76
Afternoon humidity (%) 60 55 53 51 54 54 55 55 57 55 56 59
Sunshine (%) 49 53 55 55 57 61 61 63 59 60 52 48
Days clear of clouds 7 7 8 7 6 7 7 8 10 11 7 7
Partly cloudy days 8 7 8 9 11 11 12 11 9 9 9 8
Cloudy days 16 14 15 14 14 12 12 11 11 12 14 15
Snowfall (in) 5.9 6.2 3.2 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 3.0

 

Hospitals/medical centers near Fort Dix:
  • BUTTONWOOD HOSPITAL OF BURLINGTON CO (about 4 miles; NEW LISBON, NJ)
  • DEBORAH HEART & LUNG CENTER (about 6 miles; BROWNS MILLS, NJ)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-BURLINGTON COUNTY (about 13 miles; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fort Dix:
  • MC GUIRE AFB (about 4 miles; WRIGHTSTOWN, NJ; ID: WRI)
  • LAKEHURST NAES /MAXFIELD FIELD (about 20 miles; LAKEHURST, NJ; ID: NEL)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 22 miles; TRENTON, NJ; ID: TTN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fort Dix:
  • REDWING (about 5 miles; JOBSTOWN, NJ; ID: 2N6)
  • PEMBERTON (about 6 miles; PEMBERTON, NJ; ID: 3N7)
  • RED LION (about 11 miles; VINCENTOWN, NJ; ID: N73)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Dix:
  • BURLINGTON COUNTY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; PEMBERTON, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 3,751)
  • THOMAS EDISON STATE COLLEGE (about 18 miles; TRENTON, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,277)
  • MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; West Windsor, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,445)
  • RIDER UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,201)
  • THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY (about 23 miles; Ewing, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,176)
  • PRINCETON UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; PRINCETON, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,481)
  • OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; TOMS RIVER, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,651)

Public primary/middle school in Fort Dix:
  • FORT DIX (Students: 331; Location: FORT DIX-JULIUSTOWN ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)

Fort Dix 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Dix:
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WIFI (1460 AM; 5 kW; FLORENCE, NJ; Owner: REAL LIFE BROADCASTING)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHWH (1350 AM; 10 kW; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Dix:
  • WKXW-FM (101.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM CENTRAL NEW JERSEY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WNJT-FM (88.1 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BRD/CST AUTHORITY)
  • WPRB (103.3 FM; PRINCETON, NJ; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WNJS-FM (88.1 FM; BERLIN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WBZC (88.9 FM; PEMBERTON, NJ; Owner: BURLINGTON COUNTY COLLEGE)
  • W220AG (91.9 FM; LAWRENCEVILLE, ETC., NJ; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTHK (94.5 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, 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)
  • WWFM (89.1 FM; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Dix:
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • 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.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • W25AW (Channel 25; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: WZBN TV, INC.)

US Army - Fort Dix - Insignia

History of Fort Dix

Biography of Major General John Adams Dix

 

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