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Blackwood, New Jersey

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Blackwood is a census-designated place and section of Gloucester Township, New Jersey located in Camden County, New Jersey. As of the 2000 census, the section had a total population of 4,692.

Geography

Blackwood is located at 39°47'46" North, 75°3'44" West (39.795981, -75.062304)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the section has a total area of 3.2 km² (1.2 mi²). 3.2 km² (1.2 mi²) of it is land and 0.80% is water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 4,692 people, 1,721 households, and 1,261 families residing in the section. The population density is 1,461.0/km² (3,782.1/mi²). There are 1,840 housing units at an average density of 572.9/km² (1,483.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the section is 91.30% White, 3.94% African American, 0.11% Native American, 2.11% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 1.19% from other races, and 1.28% from two or more races. 3.15% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,721 households out of which 32.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% are married couples living together, 12.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% are non-families. 22.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.68 and the average family size is 3.16.

In the section the population is spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 98.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.7 males.

The median income for a household in the section is $49,707, and the median income for a family is $60,136. Males have a median income of $41,274 versus $30,677 for females. The per capita income for the section is $21,815. 4.0% of the population and 0.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 0.6% of those under the age of 18 and 6.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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