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Encyclopedia > Burlington County, New Jersey
Burlington County, New Jersey
Seal of Burlington County, New Jersey
Seal (Detail)
Map of New Jersey highlighting Burlington County
Location in the state of New Jersey
Formed 1694
Seat Mount Holly
Area
 - Total
 - Water

2,122 km² (819 mi²)
38 km² (15 mi²) 1.81% 
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

423,394
203/km² 
www.www.co.burlington.nj.us

Burlington County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. The county seat is Mount Holly. It had been in Burlington, but as population moved away from the Delaware River a more central location was needed. As of 2000, the population is 423,394. Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Seal on envelope A seal is an impression printed on, embossed upon, or affixed to a document (or any other object) in order to authenticate it, in lieu of or in addition to a signature. ... The Seal of the county The Seal of Burlington County, New Jersey consists of a wagon proceeding over a cement causeway with seagulls in attendance. ... Image File history File links Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... Events February 6 - The colony Quilombo dos Palmares is destroyed. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Mount Holly Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile (symbol sq. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... State nickname: The Garden State Other U.S. States Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Governor Richard Codey (D)Acting Official languages None defined Area 22,608 km² (47th)  - Land 19,231 km²  - Water 3,378 km² (14. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Mount Holly Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... The Delaware River at New Hope, Pennsylvania The Delaware River is a river on the Atlantic coast of the United States. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


This county is part of the Delaware Valley area. Delaware Valley is the name of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-Atlantic City, New Jersey-Wilmington, Delaware Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,122 km² (819 mi²). 2,084 km² (805 mi²) of it is land and 38 km² (15 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.81% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile (symbol sq. ...


Most of the land in the county is coastal and alluvial plain with little relief. There are a few anomalous hills, however, and one of them, Arneys Mount, is the highest of not only the entire county but all of South Jersey at approximately 260 feet (79 m) above sea level. The low point is sea level along the Delaware. South Jersey includes the New Jersey portion of the Delaware Valley in the United States. ...


Burlington County is the largest of New Jersey's 21 counties.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 423,394 people, 154,371 households, and 111,610 families residing in the county. The population density is 203/km² (526/mi²). There are 161,311 housing units at an average density of 77/km² (200/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 78.39% White, 15.13% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 2.69% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.48% from other races, and 2.07% from two or more races. 4.16% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 154,371 households out of which 34.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.70% are married couples living together, 10.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.70% are non-families. 22.90% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.65 and the average family size is 3.14. Marriage may be a relationship and bond between individuals (termed spouses -- a male spouse is a husband and a female spouse, a wife) that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 25.20% under the age of 18, 7.50% from 18 to 24, 31.50% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, and 12.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 97.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.60 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $58,608, and the median income for a family is $67,481. Males have a median income of $46,381 versus $32,228 for females. The per capita income for the county is $26,339. 4.70% of the population and 3.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 5.50% of those under the age of 18 and 4.90% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Bass River Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Beverly highlighted in Burlington County. ... See also: Bordentown, New Jersey Bordentown Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... See also: Bordentown Township, New Jersey The City of Bordentown highlighted in Burlington County. ... See also: Burlington, New Jersey Burlington Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... See also: Burlington Township, New Jersey The City of Burlington highlighted in Burlington County. ... Chesterfield Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Cinnaminson Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Delanco Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Delran Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Eastampton Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Edgewater Park Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Evesham Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Marlton is a town within Evesham Township in Burlington County, New Jersey. ... Fieldsboro highlighted in Burlington County. ... Florence Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Florence-Roebling is a census-designated place located in Burlington County, New Jersey. ... Hainesport Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Lumberton Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Mansfield Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Maple Shade highlighted in Burlington County. ... Medford Lakes highlighted in Burlington County. ... Medford Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Moorestown Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Moorestown-Lenola is a census-designated place located in Burlington County, New Jersey. ... Mount Holly Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Mount Laurel Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... New Hanover Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Fort Dix is a census-designated place located in Burlington County, New Jersey. ... North Hanover Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... McGuire AFB is a United States Air Force Base located in Burlington County, New Jersey. ... Palmyra highlighted in Burlington County. ... Pemberton Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Browns Mills is a census-designated place located in Burlington County, New Jersey. ... Pemberton Heights is a census-designated place located in Burlington County, New Jersey. ... See also: Pemberton Township, New Jersey Pemberton Borough highlighted in Burlington County. ... Riverside Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Riverton highlighted in Burlington County. ... Shamong Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Southampton Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Springfield Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Tabernacle Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Washington Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Westampton Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Willingboro Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Woodland Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Wrightstown highlighted in Burlington County. ...

Placenames

Country Lake Estates is a census-designated place located in Burlington County, New Jersey. ... Leisuretowne is a census-designated place located in Burlington County, New Jersey. ... Presidential Lakes Estates is a census-designated place located in Burlington County, New Jersey. ... Ramblewood is a census-designated place located in Burlington County, New Jersey. ...

External link

  • Official County Government website


Regions of New Jersey Flag of New Jersey
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Largest cities

Atlantic City | Bayonne | Camden | Clifton | East Orange | Elizabeth | Hackensack | Hoboken | Jersey City | Linden | Long Branch | New Brunswick | Newark | Passaic | Paterson | Perth Amboy | Plainfield | Trenton | Union City | Vineland State nickname: The Garden State Other U.S. States Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Governor Richard Codey (D)Acting Official languages None defined Area 22,608 km² (47th)  - Land 19,231 km²  - Water 3,378 km² (14. ... File links The following pages link to this file: New Jersey Warren County, New Jersey Union County, New Jersey Sussex County, New Jersey Somerset County, New Jersey Salem County, New Jersey Passaic County, New Jersey Ocean County, New Jersey Morris County, New Jersey Monmouth County, New Jersey Middlesex County, New... The Jersey Shore is a colloquial term used in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States to refer to the ocean-facing coast of New Jersey, together with the adjacent resort and residential communities. ... The Meadowlands Pavilion New Jersey Meadowlands is a general name for the large ecosystem of wetlands in northeast New Jersey in the United States. ... North Jersey includes the New Jersey portion of the Hudson Valley in the United States. ... Map of the Pine Barrens The Pine Barrens, also knows as the Pinelands, are a heavily forested area which cover 1. ... South Jersey includes the New Jersey portion of the Delaware Valley in the United States. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Delaware Valley is the name of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-Atlantic City, New Jersey-Wilmington, Delaware Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area. ... Atlantic City is a city located in Atlantic County, New Jersey, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 40,517. ... Bayonne is a city located in Hudson County, New Jersey. ... Tweeter Center The City of Camden is the county seat of Camden County, New Jersey in the United States. ... Clifton is a city located in Passaic County, New Jersey. ... East Orange is a city located in Essex County, New Jersey. ... Elizabeth, as seen from Bayonne, New Jersey across Newark Bay. ... Map highlighting Hackensacks location within Bergen County. ... Image of Hoboken taken by NASA (red line shows where Hoboken is). ... Jersey Citys skyline from Hoboken, New Jersey. ... Linden is a city located in Union County, New Jersey. ... Long Branch is a city located in Monmouth County, New Jersey. ... New Brunswick is a city located in Middlesex County, New Jersey. ... Newark, nicknamed The Brick City, is the largest city in New Jersey and the county seat of urban Essex County. ... Passaic is a city located in Passaic County, New Jersey. ... The skyline of Paterson, New Jersey, showing the canyon of the Passaic River in the foreground. ... Perth Amboy is a city located in Middlesex County, New Jersey. ... Plainfield is a city located in Union County, which is in the northeastern part of New Jersey. ... Location in New Jersey Founded  -Incorporated c. ... Union City is a city located in Hudson County, New Jersey. ... Vineland highlighted in Cumberland County. ...

Counties of New Jersey

Atlantic | Bergen | Burlington | Camden | Cape May | Cumberland | Essex | Gloucester | Hudson | Hunterdon | Mercer | Middlesex | Monmouth | Morris | Ocean | Passaic | Salem | Somerset | Sussex | Union | Warren List of New Jersey counties: New Jersey counties Atlantic County: formed in 1837 from part of Gloucester County. ... Location in the state of New Jersey Formed 1837 Seat Mays Landing Area  - Total  - Water 1,739 km² (671 mi²) 286 km² (110 mi²) 16. ... Location in the state of New Jersey Formed 1683 Seat Hackensack Area  - Total  - Water 606 km² (234 mi²) 33 km² (13 mi²) 5. ... Camden County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ... Cape May County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ... Location in the state of New Jersey Formed 1682 Seat Newark Area  - Total  - Water 336 km² (130 mi²) 9 km² (3 mi²) 2. ... Gloucester County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ... Location in the state of New Jersey Formed 1840 Seat Jersey City Area  - Total  - Water 162 km² (62 mi²) 41 km² (16 mi²) 25. ... Location in the state of New Jersey Formed 1714 Seat Flemington Area  - Total  - Water 1,134 km² (438 mi²) 20 km² (8 mi²) 1. ... Location in the state of New Jersey Formed 1838 Seat Trenton Area  - Total  - Water 585 km² (226 mi²) 8 km² (3 mi²) 1. ... Middlesex County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ... Location in the state of New Jersey Formed 1675 Seat Freehold Borough Area  - Total  - Water 1,723 km² (665 mi²) 500 km² (193 mi²) 29. ... Location in the state of New Jersey Formed March 15, 1738 Seat Morristown Area  - Total  - Water 1,247 km² (481 mi²) 32 km² (12 mi²) (2. ... Ocean County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ... Passaic County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ... Salem County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ... Somerset County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ... Sussex County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ... Union County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ... Warren County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ...


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Burlington County, New Jersey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (463 words)
Burlington County is a county located in the state of New Jersey.
In the county the population is spread out with 25.20% under the age of 18, 7.50% from 18 to 24, 31.50% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, and 12.60% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $58,608, and the median income for a family is $67,481.
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