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Whittingham, New Jersey

Whittingham, New Jersey
Census designated place
Map of Whittingham highlighted within Middlesex County. Inset: Location of Middlesex County in New Jersey.
Map of Whittingham highlighted within Middlesex County. Inset: Location of Middlesex County in New Jersey.
Coordinates:
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Middlesex
Township Monroe
Area[1]
 • Total 1.003 sq mi (2.598 km2)
 • Land 0.997 sq mi (2.582 km2)
 • Water 0.006 sq mi (0.016 km2)  0.60%
Elevation[2] 161 ft (49 m)
Population (2010 Census)[3]
 • Total 2,476
 • Density 2,483.2/sq mi (958.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 609
FIPS code 3481042[1][4]
GNIS feature ID 02390511[1][5]

Whittingham, also known as Greenbriar at Whittingham, is an unincorporated community and census designated place (CDP) located within Monroe Township, in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.[6][7] As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 2,476.[3] The area is focused around the age-restricted gated community of Whittingham.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
    • Census 2010 2.1
    • Census 2000 2.2
  • References 3

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 1.003 square miles (2.598 km2), of which, 0.997 square miles (2.582 km2) of it was land and 0.006 square miles (0.016 km2) of it (0.60%) was water.[1][8]

Demographics

Census 2010

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 2,476 people, 1,416 households, and 862.3 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,483.2 per square mile (958.8/km2). There were 1,564 housing units at an average density of 1,568.6 per square mile (605.6/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.48% (2,364) White, 2.22% (55) Black or African American, 0.00% (0) Native American, 2.02% (50) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 0.16% (4) from other races, and 0.12% (3) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 1.62% (40) of the population.[3]

There were 1,416 households, of which 3.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.9% were married couples living together, 1.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.1% were non-families. 35.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 33.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.75 and the average family size was 2.16.[3]

In the CDP, 3.3% of the population were under the age of 18, 1.3% from 18 to 24, 3.0% from 25 to 44, 11.3% from 45 to 64, and 81.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 75.3 years. For every 100 females there were 76.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.1 males.[3]

Census 2000

As of the 2000 United States Census[4] there were 2,483 people, 1,339 households, and 1,033 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 949.2/km² (2,462.4/mi²). There were 1,414 housing units at an average density of 540.5/km² (1,402.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.59% White, 0.56% African American, 0.04% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.24% from other races, and 0.08% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.64% of the population.[9]

There were 1,339 households out of which 0.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.7% were married couples living together, 1.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.8% were non-families. 20.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.85 and the average family size was 2.07.[9]

In the CDP the population was spread out with 0.8% under the age of 18, 0.3% from 18 to 24, 1.9% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 71.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 69 years. For every 100 females there were 84.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.0 males.[9]

The median income for a household in the CDP was $57,273, and the median income for a family was $66,346. Males had a median income of $70,556 versus $35,833 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $40,447. About 1.3% of families and 2.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 1.6% of those age 65 or over.[9]

References

  1. ^ a b c d Gazetteer of New Jersey Places, United States Census Bureau. Accessed June 13, 2013.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Whittingham Park Census Designated Place, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed November 28, 2012.
  3. ^ a b c d e f DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data for Whittingham CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed November 28, 2012.
  4. ^ a b American FactFinder, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  5. ^ US Board on Geographic Names, United States Geological Survey. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  6. ^ New Jersey: 2010 - Population and Housing Unit Counts - 2010 Census of Population and Housing (CPH-2-32), United States Census Bureau, August 2012. Accessed November 28, 2012.
  7. ^ GCT-PH1 - Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place from the 2010 Census Summary File 1 for Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed November 28, 2012.
  8. ^ US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  9. ^ a b c d e DP-1 - Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2000 from the Census 2000 Summary File 1 (SF 1) 100-Percent Data for Whittingham CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed November 28, 2012.
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