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McGuire Air Force Base

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McGuire AFB is a United States Air Force Base located in Burlington County, New Jersey.

It is also a census designated place, and what follows below is the census information for the base. As of the 2000 census, the base had a total population of 6,478.

Geography

McGuire AFB is located at 40°2'45" North, 74°35'9" West (40.045969, -74.585733)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the base has a total area of 5.4 km² (2.1 mi²). 5.4 km² (2.1 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 6,478 people, 1,498 households, and 1,466 families residing in the base. The population density is 1,208.3/km² (3,131.0/mi²). There are 1,652 housing units at an average density of 308.1/km² (798.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the base is 69.30% White, 18.91% African American, 0.71% Native American, 2.76% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 3.18% from other races, and 5.02% from two or more races. 8.71% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,498 households out of which 79.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 89.0% are married couples living together, 4.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 2.1% are non-families. 1.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 0.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.51 and the average family size is 3.53.

In the base the population is spread out with 35.6% under the age of 18, 22.8% from 18 to 24, 39.9% from 25 to 44, 1.6% from 45 to 64, and 0.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 22 years. For every 100 females there are 130.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 153.3 males.

The median income for a household in the base is $36,347, and the median income for a family is $36,136. Males have a median income of $22,000 versus $21,659 for females. The per capita income for the base is $12,364. 6.0% of the population and 5.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 6.7% of those under the age of 18 and 0.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

External links and references

  • Global Security (http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/facility/mcguire.htm) Provides details of history, area, military units, etc.

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