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Greenwich Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey

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

Greenwich Township is a township located in Cumberland County, New Jersey. As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 847.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 48.9 km² (18.9 mi²). 47.0 km² (18.2 mi²) of it is land and 1.9 km² (0.7 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 3.81% water.

Greenwich Township borders Fairfield Township, Hopewell Township, Stow Creek Township, Salem County, and the Delaware Bay.

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 847 people, 326 households, and 245 families residing in the township. The population density is 18.0/km² (46.6/mi²). There are 361 housing units at an average density of 7.7/km² (19.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the township is 89.96% White, 5.08% African American, 2.60% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.12% from other races, and 2.01% from two or more races. 1.53% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 326 households out of which 27.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.0% are married couples living together, 8.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 24.8% are non-families. 21.8% 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 2.60 and the average family size is 3.05.

In the township the population is spread out with 22.0% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 23.0% from 25 to 44, 33.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 98.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 99.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township is $52,188, and the median income for a family is $56,111. Males have a median income of $43,214 versus $30,208 for females. The per capita income for the township is $22,233. 8.0% of the population and 6.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 8.7% of those under the age of 18 and 17.1% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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