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North Brunswick Township, Middlesex County, New Jersey

North Brunswick Township is a township located in Middlesex County, New Jersey. As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 36,287.

Geography According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 31.8 km² (12.3 mi²). 31.1 km² (12.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.6 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.88% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 36,287 people, 13,635 households, and 9,367 families residing in the township. The population density is 1,165.6/km² (3,018.3/mi²). There are 13,932 housing units at an average density of 447.5 persons/km² (1,158.8 persons/mi²). The racial makeup of the township is 62.73% White, 15.27% African American, 0.17% Native American, 14.20% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 4.70% from other races, and 2.89% from two or more races. 10.40% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 13,635 households out of which 33.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.4% are married couples living together, 11.6% have a woman whose husband does not live with her, and 31.3% are non-families. 24.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.58 and the average family size is 3.12.

In the township the population is spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 36.5% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 98.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township is $61,325, and the median income for a family is $70,812. Males have a median income of $48,961 versus $35,971 for females. The per capita income for the township is $28,431. 4.7% of the population and 2.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 4.0% are under the age of 18 and 8.5% are 65 or older.

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