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Heathcote, New Jersey

 

Heathcote, New Jersey

Heathcote, New Jersey
Census designated place
Map of Heathcote CDP in Middlesex County. Inset: Location of Middlesex County in New Jersey.
Map of Heathcote CDP in Middlesex County. Inset: Location of Middlesex County in New Jersey.
Coordinates:
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Middlesex
Township South Brunswick
Area[1]
 • Total 2.592 sq mi (6.712 km2)
 • Land 2.585 sq mi (6.694 km2)
 • Water 0.007 sq mi (0.018 km2)  0.27%
Elevation[2] 184 ft (56 m)
Population (2010 Census)[3]
 • Total 5,821
 • Density 2,252.2/sq mi (869.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
FIPS code 3430738[1][4]
GNIS feature ID 02389913[1][5]

Heathcote is an unincorporated community and census designated place (CDP) located within South Brunswick Township, in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.[6][7] As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 5,821.[3]

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 2.592 square miles (6.712 km2), of which, 2.585 square miles (6.694 km2) of it was land and 0.007 square miles (0.018 km2) of it (0.27%) was water.[1][8]

Demographics

Census 2010

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 5,821 people, 2,326 households, and 1,558 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,252.2 per square mile (869.6/km2). There were 2,427 housing units at an average density of 939.0 per square mile (362.5/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 48.82% (2,842) White, 9.65% (562) Black or African American, 0.12% (7) Native American, 37.21% (2,166) Asian, 0.09% (5) Pacific Islander, 1.22% (71) from other races, and 2.89% (168) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 5.79% (337) of the population.[3]

There were 2,326 households, of which 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.0% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.12.[3]

In the CDP, 24.7% of the population were under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 28.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39.9 years. For every 100 females there were 88.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.1 males.[3]

Census 2000

As of the 2000 United States Census[4] there were 4,755 people, 2,035 households, and 1,271 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 698.1/km2 (1,810.2/mi2). There were 2,059 housing units at an average density of 302.3/km2 (783.9/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 69.36% White, 10.96% African American, 0.06% Native American, 16.42% Asian, 1.07% from other races, and 2.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.35% of the population.[9]

There were 2,035 households out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.7% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.5% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.94.[9]

In the CDP the population was spread out with 23.2% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 40.1% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 6.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 87.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.2 males.[9]

The median income for a household in the CDP was $80,303, and the median income for a family was $92,020. Males had a median income of $71,014 versus $43,649 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $40,641. About 1.4% of families and 2.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.1% of those under age 18 and 1.2% 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: Heathcote Census Designated Place, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed November 29, 2012.
  3. ^ a b c d e f DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data for Heathcote CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed November 29, 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. ^ a b 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 29, 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 29, 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 Heathcote CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed November 29, 2012.
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