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Encyclopedia > Lumberton Township, New Jersey
Lumberton Township highlighted in Burlington County. Inset map: Burlington County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Lumberton Township highlighted in Burlington County. Inset map: Burlington County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.

Lumberton Township is a Township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township population was 10,461. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 481 × 599 pixel Image in higher resolution (549 × 684 pixel, file size: 13 KB, MIME type: image/png)taken from State of New Jersey website - adapted by H. Cheney - licensed under GFDL and cc-by-sa Permission is granted to copy... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 481 × 599 pixel Image in higher resolution (549 × 684 pixel, file size: 13 KB, MIME type: image/png)taken from State of New Jersey website - adapted by H. Cheney - licensed under GFDL and cc-by-sa Permission is granted to copy... Modern forms of municipal government Walsh Act/Commission 1923 Municipal Manager Faulkner Act forms of municipal government Mayor-Council Council-Manager Small Municipality Mayor-Council-Administrator A township, in the context of New Jersey local government, refers to one of five types and one of eleven forms of municipal government. ... 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. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  Ranked 47th  - Total 8,729 sq mi (22,608 km²)  - Width 70 miles (110 km)  - Length 150 miles (240 km)  - % water 14. ... The United States Census of year 2000, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ...


Lumberton was incorporated as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 14, 1860, from portions of Medford Township, Southampton Township and Westampton Township. Portions of the township were taken on March 12, 1924, to form Hainesport.[1] The Legislature of New Jersey is the U.S. state of New Jerseys legislative branch, seated in the New Jersey State House at the states capital, Trenton. ... For the Lebanese political coalition, see March 14 Alliance. ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... Medford, New Jersey may refer to the Township of Medford in Burlington County in the southern part of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Southampton Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Westampton Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... March 12 is the 71st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (72nd in leap years). ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Hainesport Township highlighted in Burlington County. ...


In March 2007, Lumberton was selected as having the most active community of EBay buyers and sellers on a per-capita basis in the United States.[2][3] eBay headquarters in San Jose eBay North First Street satellite office campus (home to PayPal) eBay Inc. ...

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 33.8 km² (13.0 mi²). 33.3 km² (12.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.4 km² (0.2 mi²) of it (1.30%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Lumberton Township borders Eastampton Township, Southampton Township, Medford Township, Mount Laurel Township, Hainesport Township, and Mount Holly Township. Eastampton Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Southampton Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Medford Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Mount Laurel Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Hainesport Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Mount Holly Township highlighted in Burlington County. ...


Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1930 905
1940 1,007 11.3%
1950 1,325 31.6%
1960 2,833 113.8%
1970 3,945 39.3%
1980 5,236 32.7%
1990 6,705 28.1%
2000 10,461 56.0%
Est. 2005 12,424 [4] 18.8%
Population 1930 - 1990[5]

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 10,461 people, 3,930 households, and 2,731 families residing in the township. The population density was 313.8/km² (813.0/mi²). There were 4,080 housing units at an average density of 122.4/km² (317.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the township was 78.31% White, 13.75% African American, 0.23% Native American, 3.38% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.90% from other races, and 2.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.15% of the population. The Fifteenth United States Census was taken in 1930. ... The Sixteenth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 132,164,569, an increase of 7. ... The Seventeenth United States Census was taken in 1950. ... The Eighteenth United States Census was taken in 1960. ... The Nineteenth United States Census was taken in 1970. ... The Twetieth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 226,542,199, an increase of 11. ... The Twenty-first United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 248,709,873, an increase of 9. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... 1870 US Census for New York City 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 encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... 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. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... 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 were 3,930 households out of which 39.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.9% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% were non-families. 25.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.17. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not include all significant viewpoints. ...


In the township the population was spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 35.6% from 25 to 44, 19.0% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 91.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.6 males.


The median income for a household in the township was $60,571, and the median income for a family was $70,329. Males had a median income of $46,045 versus $32,431 for females. The per capita income for the township was $25,789. About 2.6% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.2% of those under age 18 and 5.9% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Government

Local government

The Lumberton Township Committee is comprised of Mayor Patrick Delany, Deputy Mayor Michael Mansdoerfer, James Conway, Jr., Beverly Marinelli and James "Buddy" Miller, Jr.[6] A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... The Deputy Mayor of a community is the number two official to the mayor. ...


Federal, state and county representation

Lumberton Township is in the Third Congressional District and is part of New Jersey's 8th Legislative District.[7]


New Jersey's Third Congressional District, covering portions of Burlington County, Camden County and Ocean County, is represented by Jim Saxton (R, Mount Holly). New Jersey is represented in the Senate by Frank Lautenberg (D, Cliffside Park) and Bob Menendez (D, Hoboken). New Jerseys Third Congressional District is currently represented by Republican Jim Saxton. ... 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. ... Camden County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Ocean County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Jim Saxton Hugh James Jim Saxton (born January 22, 1943), American politician, has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 1984, representing the Third Congressional District of New Jersey since 1993 (map), after the district replaced the Thirteenth District due to reapportionment. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Mount Holly Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Seal of the U.S. Senate Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      Senate composition following 2006 elections The United States Senate is... Frank Raleigh Lautenberg (born January 23, 1924) is a businessman and Democratic Party politician. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Map highlighting Cliffside Parks location within Bergen County. ... U.S. Representative and Senator-appointee Bob Menendez Robert Menendez (born January 1, 1954) is a Democratic politician from New Jersey. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Map of New Jersey highlighting Hoboken Image of Hoboken taken by NASA (red line shows where Hoboken is). ...


The 8th legislative district of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Martha W. Bark (R, Mount Laurel) and in the Assembly by Francis L. Bodine (R, Mount Laurel) and Larry Chatzidakis (R, Mount Laurel). The Governor of New Jersey is Jon Corzine (D, Hoboken). The Legislature of New Jersey is the U.S. state of New Jerseys legislative branch, seated in the New Jersey State House at the states capital, Trenton. ... The Legislature of New Jersey is the U.S. state of New Jerseys legislative branch, seated in the New Jersey State House at the states capital, Trenton. ... The New Jersey Senate is the upper house of the New Jersey Legislature. ... Sen. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Mount Laurel Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... The New Jersey General Assembly is the lower house of the New Jersey Legislature. ... Assemblyman Francis L. Bodine Francis L. Bodine (born January 10, 1936) serves in the New Jersey General Assembly representing the 8th legislative district since 1994. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Mount Laurel Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Assemblyman Larry Chatzidakis Larry Chatzidakis (born June 24, 1949) serves in the New Jersey General Assembly representing the 8th legislative district since 1997. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Mount Laurel Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... The Governor of New Jersey is the chief executive of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Jon Stevens Corzine (born January 1, 1947) is the current Governor of New Jersey. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Map of New Jersey highlighting Hoboken Image of Hoboken taken by NASA (red line shows where Hoboken is). ...


Burlington County is governed by a five-member Board of Chosen Freeholders. Burlington County's Freeholders are Freeholder Director James K. Wujcik, Deputy Freeholder Director William S. Haines, Jr., Dawn Marie Addiego, Vincent R. Farias and Aubrey A. Fenton. 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. ... The Board of Chosen Freeholders is the legislative body in each of the 21 counties in New Jersey. ...


Education

For Pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade, students attend the Lumberton Township School District. With an average addition of 80-100 students per year, Lumberton has been one of the most rapidly growing school districts in South Jersey for the past ten years. Enrollment for the 2005-2006 school year was approximately 1,800 students. The district's youngest students learn in the Florence L. Walther School with 388 students in pre-Kindergarten to first grade. Students in grades 2-3 receive instruction in the Ashbrook Elementary School (389 students). Students in grades 4-5 are educated at the Bobby's Run School (385 students). 583 students in grades 6-8 receive instruction at the Lumberton Middle School, a New Jersey Star School. The Lumberton Township School District is a community public school district that serves students in Pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Star Schools Program is a United States government program created to honor schools. ...


For grades 9 - 12, students attend the Rancocas Valley Regional High School, a comprehensive regional public high school serving students in grades 9 through 12 from five communities encompassing approximately 40 square miles and comprised of the communities of Eastampton Township, Hainesport Township, Lumberton Township, Mount Holly Township and Westampton Township. The current population of the school is approximately 2,250 students. The school is located in Mount Holly Township and is part of the Rancocas Valley Regional High School District. Rancocas Valley Regional High School is a regional public high school and school district serving students in grades 9 through 12 from five communities in Burlington County, New Jersey. ... Main article: Secondary education High school is a name used in some parts of the world, and particularly in North America, to describe the last segment of compulsory education. ... Eastampton Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Hainesport Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Mount Holly Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Westampton Township highlighted in Burlington County. ...


References

  1. ^ "The Story of New Jersey's Civil Boundaries: 1606-1968", John P. Snyder, Bureau of Geology and Topography; Trenton, New Jersey; 1969. p. 96.
  2. ^ The New York Times. "A South Jersey Town Emerges as a Hub of E-Commerce", 20-03-2007. Retrieved on 03-20-2007.
  3. ^ Community Counts Winner Announced, accessed March 20, 2007
  4. ^ Census data for Lumberton township, United States Census Bureau, accessed March 1, 2007
  5. ^ Jersey Resident Population by Municipality: 1930 - 1990, accessed March 1, 2007
  6. ^ TOWNSHIP OFFICIALS: Township Committee, accessed March 4, 2007
  7. ^ League of Women Voters: 2006 New Jersey Citizen's Guide to Government, p. 60, accessed August 30, 2006

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External links

  • Lumberton Township website
  • Lumberton Township School District
  • Lumberton Township School District's 2005-06 School Report Card from the New Jersey Department of Education
  • National Center for Education Statistics data for the Lumberton Township School District
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Lumberton Township, New Jersey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (404 words)
Lumberton Township is a township located in Burlington County, New Jersey.
Lumberton Township borders Eastampton Township, Southampton Township, Medford Township, Mount Laurel Township, Hainesport Township, and Mount Holly Township.
In the township the population is spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 35.6% from 25 to 44, 19.0% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who are 65 years of age or older.
Eastampton Township, New Jersey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (403 words)
As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 6,202.
In the township the population is spread out with 29.5% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 35.3% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 7.2% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the township is $66,406, and the median income for a family is $71,765.
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