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Encyclopedia > Ocean Township, Ocean County, New Jersey

Ocean Township is a township located in Ocean County, New Jersey. As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 6,450. Ocean County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 82.9 km² (32.0 mi²). 53.9 km² (20.8 mi²) of it is land and 29.1 km² (11.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 35.07% 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. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 6,450 people, 2,446 households, and 1,743 families residing in the township. The population density is 119.7/km² (310.1/mi²). There are 2,981 housing units at an average density of 55.3/km² (143.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the township is 97.33% White, 0.74% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.36% from other races, and 0.96% from two or more races. 3.10% 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). ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} 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. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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 2,446 households out of which 33.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.5% are married couples living together, 9.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.7% are non-families. 23.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.61 and the average family size is 3.08. Marriage is a relationship and bond, most commonly between a man and a woman, that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the township the population is spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 23.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.3 males.


The median income for a household in the township is $46,461, and the median income for a family is $55,379. Males have a median income of $39,149 versus $32,188 for females. The per capita income for the township is $22,830. 7.8% of the population and 5.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.1% of those under the age of 18 and 4.6% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for an area may be defined as the total personal income in an area, divided by the number of people in that area. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


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OCL TOMS RIVER BRANCH COMMUNITY PROFILE (5038 words)
Dover Township is located in Ocean County in central New Jersey, and is bordered to the east by the Barnegat Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, to the north by Brick Township and Lakewood Township, to the west by Manchester Township and to south by the Toms River.
Dover Township's population was 89,706 in the 2000 census.
In the 2000 census, it increased to 15,029.
Ocean Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey: Information from Answers.com (912 words)
Ocean Township is presently bordered by Eatontown and West Long Branch on the north; Long Branch, Deal, Allenhurst and Interlaken on the east, Neptune and Asbury Park on the south; and Tinton Falls on the west.
The 11th legislative district of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Joseph A. Palaia (R, Deal) and in the Assembly by Steve Corodemus (R, Atlantic Highlands) and Sean T. Kean (R, Wall Township).
Ocean Township is part of the Ocean Township School District, a consolidated school district serving students in grades K - 12 in both Loch Arbour and Ocean Township.
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