Encyclopedia > Springfield, New Jersey

  Article Content

Springfield, New Jersey

Springfield is a town located in Union County, New Jersey. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 14,429.

Geography Springfield is located at 40°42'6" North, 74°19'20" West (40.701801, -74.322168)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 13.3 km² (5.2 mi²). 13.3 km² (5.2 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 14,429 people, 6,001 households, and 4,014 families residing in the town. The population density is 1,081.8/km² (2,801.8/mi²). There are 6,204 housing units at an average density of 465.1/km² (1,204.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 89.72% White, 3.72% African American, 0.02% Native American, 4.69% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.96% from other races, and 0.89% from two or more races. 4.14% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 6,001 households out of which 27.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.9% are married couples living together, 7.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.1% are non-families. 28.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.40 and the average family size is 2.98.

In the town the population is spread out with 20.6% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 20.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 89.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 86.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $73,790, and the median income for a family is $85,725. Males have a median income of $55,907 versus $39,542 for females. The per capita income for the town is $36,754. 3.1% of the population and 1.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 1.0% are under the age of 18 and 5.8% are 65 or older.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article

...     Contents Isère Isère is a French département, number 38, named after the Isère River[?]. Préfecture (capital): ...