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Longport, New Jersey

Longport is a borough located in Atlantic County, New Jersey. As of the 2000 census, the borough had a total population of 1,054.

Geography Longport is located at 39°18'55" North, 74°31'30" West (39.315166, -74.524907)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 4.2 km² (1.6 mi²). 1.0 km² (0.4 mi²) of it is land and 3.2 km² (1.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 76.07% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 1,054 people, 544 households, and 317 families residing in the borough. The population density is 1,070.9/km² (2,765.2/mi²). There are 1,574 housing units at an average density of 1,599.3/km² (4,129.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough is 98.58% White, 0.09% African American, 0.00% Native American, 1.14% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.19% from two or more races. 0.47% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 544 households out of which 10.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.3% are married couples living together, 5.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 41.7% are non-families. 37.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 19.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 1.94 and the average family size is 2.53.

In the borough the population is spread out with 11.4% under the age of 18, 2.6% from 18 to 24, 18.9% from 25 to 44, 32.6% from 45 to 64, and 34.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 57 years. For every 100 females there are 86.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 85.0 males.

The median income for a household in the borough is $51,324, and the median income for a family is $68,194. Males have a median income of $53,250 versus $36,146 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $50,884. 3.7% of the population and 2.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 2.5% are under the age of 18 and 5.5% are 65 or older.

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