According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 82.3 km² (31.8 mi²). 80.3 km² (31.0 mi²) of it is land and 1.9 km² (0.8 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.36% water.
There are 2,040 households out of which 35.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.6% are married couples living together, 7.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 19.7% are non-families. 15.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.81 and the average family size is 3.14.
In the township the population is spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 29.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 99.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.2 males.
The median income for a household in the township is $64,809, and the median income for a family is $71,214. Males have a median income of $51,931 versus $33,646 for females. The per capita income for the township is $27,775. 4.5% of the population and 3.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 2.4% of those under the age of 18 and 3.4% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
Categories: Warren County, New Jersey | Townships in New Jersey
Blairstown Township is in the Fifth Congressional District and is part of NewJersey's 23rd Legislative District.
NewJersey's Fifth Congressional District, covering the northern portions of Bergen County, Passaic County and Sussex County and all of Warren County, is represented by Scott Garrett (R, Wantage Township).
The 23rd legislative district of the NewJersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Leonard Lance (R, Flemington) and in the Assembly by Michael J. Doherty (R, Oxford) and Marcia A. Karrow (R, Raritan Township).
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