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Delanco Township, New Jersey

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Delanco Township highlighted in Burlington County. Inset map: Burlington County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
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Delanco Township highlighted in Burlington County. Inset map: Burlington County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.

Delanco Township is a township located in Burlington County, New Jersey, USA. As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 3,237.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 8.8 km² (3.4 mi²). 6.4 km² (2.5 mi²) of it is land and 2.3 km² (0.9 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 26.55% water.

Delanco Township borders Beverly, Edgewater Park Township, Willingboro Township, Delran Township, and Riverside Township. Delanco also borders the Delaware River.

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 3,237 people, 1,227 households, and 892 families residing in the township. The population density is 501.9/km² (1,301.1/mi²). There are 1,285 housing units at an average density of 199.3/km² (516.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the township is 95.89% White, 1.92% African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.40% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. 1.95% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,227 households out of which 33.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.4% are married couples living together, 13.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.3% are non-families. 22.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.64 and the average family size is 3.09.

In the township the population is spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 93.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township is $50,106, and the median income for a family is $56,985. Males have a median income of $40,727 versus $28,144 for females. The per capita income for the township is $21,096. 9.5% of the population and 6.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 13.6% of those under the age of 18 and 10.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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