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Encyclopedia > Clark, New Jersey

Clark is a census-designated place located in Union County, New Jersey. As of the 2000 census, the CDP had a total population of 14,597. Clark Township is governed under the Faulkner Act (Mayor-Council) system of municipal government.


Clark is located at 40°37'13" North, 74°18'34" West (40.620336, -74.309340)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 11.6 km˛ (4.5 mi˛). 11.2 km˛ (4.3 mi˛) of it is land and 0.4 km˛ (0.1 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 3.12% water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 14,597 people, 5,637 households, and 4,126 families residing in the CDP. The population density is 1,298.6/km˛ (3,359.6/mi˛). There are 5,709 housing units at an average density of 507.9/km˛ (1,314.0/mi˛). The racial makeup of the CDP is 95.61% White, 0.30% African American, 0.01% Native American, 2.75% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.63% from other races, and 0.69% from two or more races. 3.67% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 5,637 households out of which 28.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.4% are married couples living together, 9.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.8% are non-families. 24.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.56 and the average family size is 3.07.

In the CDP the population is spread out with 20.8% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 21.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 90.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 86.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP is $65,019, and the median income for a family is $77,291. Males have a median income of $54,543 versus $36,361 for females. The per capita income for the CDP is $29,883. 1.7% of the population and 1.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 2.0% of those under the age of 18 and 2.7% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

External links

  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=40.620336&longitude=_74.30934&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=40.620336&lon=_74.30934&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=_74.30934&lat=40.620336&w=750&h=500)

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Clark, New Jersey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (934 words)
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New Jersey is represented in the Senate by Frank Lautenberg (D, Cliffside Park) and Robert Menendez (D, Hoboken).
The 22nd legislative district of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Nicholas Scutari (D, Linden) and in the Assembly by Jerry Green (D, Plainfield) and Linda Stender (D, Scotch Plains).
Clark, New Jersey (443 words)
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Clark is a town located in Union County, New Jersey.
Clark is located at 40°37'13" North, 74°18'34" West (40.620336, -74.309340)
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