BRAC 2005 Report to the Base Closure and Realignment Commission: Navy Justification Book Page: 5 of 8
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DRAFT DELIBERATIVE DOCUMENT - FOR DISCUSSION PURPOSES ONLY - NOT
RELEASABLE UNDER FOIA
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FORT DIX, NJ
The following tables provide a short description of the area near the installation/activity.
FORT DIX is 36.9 miles from Philadelphia, PA, the nearest city with a population of
100,000 or more. The nearest metropolitan statistical area (MSA) is
Philadelphia MSA 5,100,931
The following entities comprise the military housing area (MHA):
This attribute captures the number of nationally accredited child-care centers within the
local community: 9
Cost of Living
Cost of Living provides a relative measure of cost of living in the local community.
General Schedule (GS) Locality pay provides a relative scale to compare local salaries
with government salaries and Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is an indicator of the
local rental market. In-state tuition is an indicator of the support provided by the state for
active duty family members to participate in higher-level education opportunities. For
median household income and house value, the basis of the data (either MSA or number
of counties in the MHA or the county of the installation) is indicated.
Median Household Income (US Avg $41,994) $47,536 Basis:
Median House Value (US Avg $119,600) $121,200 MSA
GS Locality Pay ("Rest of US" 10.9%) 19.3%
0-3 with Dependents BAH Rate $1,707
In-state Tuition for Family Member Yes
In-state Tuition Continues if Member PCSs Out of State Yes
Extracted from OSD BRAC database as of April 20, 2005
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