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East Greenwich Township, New Jersey

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East Greenwich Township highlighted in Gloucester County. Inset map: Gloucester County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.

East Greenwich Township is a township located in Gloucester County, New Jersey. As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 5,430.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 38.8 km² (15.0 mi²). 38.2 km² (14.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.6 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.47% water.

East Greenwich Township borders Greenwich Township, Paulsboro, West Deptford Township, Mantua Township, Harrison Township, and Woolwich Township.

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 5,430 people, 1,901 households, and 1,515 families residing in the township. The population density is 142.1/km² (368.1/mi²). There are 1,971 housing units at an average density of 51.6/km² (133.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the township is 94.68% White, 3.26% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.64% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.24% from other races, and 1.05% from two or more races. 1.40% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,901 households out of which 35.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.9% are married couples living together, 7.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 20.3% are non-families. 17.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.77 and the average family size is 3.12.

In the township the population is spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 91.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township is $65,701, and the median income for a family is $74,455. Males have a median income of $51,662 versus $31,619 for females. The per capita income for the township is $25,345. 3.9% of the population and 2.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 4.2% of those under the age of 18 and 4.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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