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Folsom, New Jersey

Folsom is a borough located in Atlantic County, New Jersey. As of the 2000 census, the borough had a total population of 1,972.

Geography Folsom is located at 39°35'33" North, 74°50'52" West (39.592363, -74.847887)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 21.9 km² (8.5 mi²). 21.4 km² (8.3 mi²) of it is land and 0.5 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.25% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 1,972 people, 671 households, and 552 families residing in the borough. The population density is 92.1/km² (238.5/mi²). There are 702 housing units at an average density of 32.8/km² (84.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough is 91.73% White, 4.41% African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.86% Asian, 0.15% Pacific Islander, 1.57% from other races, and 1.12% from two or more races. 3.45% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 671 households out of which 37.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.4% are married couples living together, 14.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 17.7% are non-families. 13.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 3.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.93 and the average family size is 3.18.

In the borough the population is spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 26.5% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.6 males.

The median income for a household in the borough is $56,406, and the median income for a family is $59,231. Males have a median income of $39,659 versus $30,000 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $20,617. 5.7% of the population and 4.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 4.3% are under the age of 18 and 4.9% are 65 or older.

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