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Lawnside, New Jersey

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Lawnside highlighted in Camden County

Lawnside is a borough located in Camden County, New Jersey. As of the 2000 census, the borough had a total population of 2,692.

The land that became Lawndale was purchased by Abolitionists for freed and escaled slaves, as well as other African-Americans, in 1840.

Lawnside is home to a massive United Parcel Service depot. Like UPS, Sherron Rolax also made his home on Oak Avenue in Lawnside before going to prison.

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Geography

Lawnside is located at 39°51'59" North, 75°1'55" West (39.866513, -75.031977)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 3.6 km² (1.4 mi²). 3.6 km² (1.4 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.

Lawnside borders Barrington, Cherry Hill, Magnolia, Somerdale, and Tavistock.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 2,692 people, 1,026 households, and 700 families residing in the borough. The population density is 742.4/km² (1,919.7/mi²). There are 1,110 housing units at an average density of 306.1/km² (791.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough is 1.75% White, 93.61% African American, 1.00% Native American, 0.52% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.48% from other races, and 2.56% from two or more races. 2.38% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,026 households out of which 23.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.1% are married couples living together, 22.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.7% are non-families. 28.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.62 and the average family size is 3.23.

In the borough the population is spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 22.7% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 18.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 83.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 77.4 males.

The median income for a household in the borough is $45,192, and the median income for a family is $55,197. Males have a median income of $34,881 versus $31,331 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $18,831. 10.7% of the population and 10.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 16.0% of those under the age of 18 and 12.1% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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