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Oak Valley is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Deptford Township, in Gloucester County, New Jersey, in the United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 3,483.
Oak Valley and neighboring Pine Acres are located east of Route 45, isolated from the rest of Deptford Township, requiring residents to drive through the neighboring communities of Woodbury Heights or Wenonah to reach other destinations in the township. The neighborhood was built between the mid-1950s and 1963 on a combination of farmland, fruit orchards and the former grounds of the Forest View Country Club, later known as Oak Valley Country Club, which was a golf course that closed down during the Great Depression.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 0.711 square miles (1.841 km2), including 0.707 square miles (1.831 km2) of land and 0.004 square miles (0.009 km2) of water (0.51%). It is located approximately 10 miles south of Philadelphia.
The 2010 United States Census counted 3,483 people, 1,233 households, and 976.536 families in the CDP. The population density was 4,926.1 per square mile (1,902.0/km2). There were 1,315 housing units at an average density of 1,859.8 per square mile (718.1/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.48% (3,256) White, 3.10% (108) Black or African American, 0.34% (12) Native American, 0.83% (29) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 0.57% (20) from other races, and 1.67% (58) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.07% (107) of the population.
The 1,233 households accounted 29.7% with children under the age of 18 living with them; 59.7% were married couples living together; 14.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.8% were non-families. Of all households, 17.3% were made up of individuals, and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.18.
In the CDP, the population age was spread out with 21.6% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 27.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older.