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

Pemberton Township is a township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township population was 28,691. Download high resolution version (549x684, 13 KB)taken from State of New Jersey website - adapted by H. Cheney - licensed under GFDL and cc-by-sa File links The following pages link to this file: Pemberton Township, New Jersey Image:Map of Burlington County highlighting Pemberton Township. ... Download high resolution version (549x684, 13 KB)taken from State of New Jersey website - adapted by H. Cheney - licensed under GFDL and cc-by-sa File links The following pages link to this file: Pemberton Township, New Jersey Image:Map of Burlington County highlighting Pemberton Township. ... 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. ...

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 161.8 km² (62.5 mi²). 159.8 km² (61.7 mi²) of it is land and 2.1 km² (0.8 mi²) of it (1.31%) 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. ...


Pemberton Township borders New Hanover Township, Wrightstown, Springfield Township, Eastampton Township, Southampton Township, Woodland Township, and Ocean County New Hanover Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Wrightstown highlighted in Burlington County. ... Springfield Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Eastampton Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Southampton Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Woodland Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Ocean County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ...


Browns Mills, Country Lake Estates Pemberton Heights and Presidential Lakes Estates are census-designated places and unincorporated areas located within Pemberton Township. Fort Dix is a CDP located in parts of Pemberton Township, New Hanover Township, Springfield Township. Within the borders tof the township lies the independent municipality of Pemberton. Browns Mills is a census-designated place located in Burlington County, New Jersey. ... Country Lake Estates is a census-designated place located in Burlington County, New Jersey. ... Pemberton Heights 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. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... Unincorporated areas in the state of New Jersey are communities that are part of one or more incorporated municipalities. ... Fort Dix is a census-designated place located in Burlington County, New Jersey. ... New Hanover Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Springfield Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... A municipality is an administrative entity composed of a clearly defined territory and its population and commonly referring to a city, town, or village, or a small grouping of them. ... See also: Pemberton Township, New Jersey Pemberton Borough highlighted in Burlington County. ...


Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 28,691 people, 10,050 households, and 7,487 families residing in the township. The population density was 179.6/km² (465.2/mi²). There were 10,778 housing units at an average density of 67.5/km² (174.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the township was 66.03% White, 23.12% African American, 0.46% Native American, 3.18% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 2.89% from other races, and 4.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.63% of the population. 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 10,050 households out of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 15.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.5% were non-families. 20.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.22. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the township the population was spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 31.5% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 97.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.7 males.


The median income for a household in the township was $47,394, and the median income for a family was $52,860. Males had a median income of $36,572 versus $26,689 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,238. About 6.2% of families and 9.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.5% of those under age 18 and 7.8% 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

Pemberton Township is governed under the Faulkner Act (Mayor-Council) system of municipal government. 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 The Faulkner Act, or Optional Municipal Charter Law, provides for New Jersey municipalities to adopt a Mayor-Council government. ...


The Mayor of Pemberton Township is David Patriarca.[1] Members of the Pemberton Township Council are Ken Cartier, Thomas Inge, Richard Prickett, Sherry Scull and Diane Stinney.[2] A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ...


Federal, state and county representation

Pemberton Township is in the Third Congressional District and is part of New Jersey's 8th Legislative District.[3]


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 The Senate is one of the two chambers of the bicameral United States Congress, the other being the House of Representatives. ... 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

Pemberton Township School District operates Pemberton Township's public schools. PTSD is an Abbott District. Pemberton Township School District is a comprehensive community public school district headquartered in Pemberton Township, New Jersey, United States, serving students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. ... Abbott Districts are school districts covered by a New Jersey Supreme Court ruling that found that the education provided to urban school children was inadequate and unconstitutional. ...


Pemberton Township is the location of the home campus of Burlington County College, the county's community college. The Universitätscampus Wien, Austria ( details) Campus (plural: campuses) is derived from the (identical) Latin word for field or open space. English gets the words camp and campus from this origin. ... Burlington County College is an accredited, co-educational, two-year, public, community college located in Burlington County, New Jersey. ... In Canada and the United States, a community college, sometimes called a technical college, county college, junior college or a city college, is an educational institution providing higher education and lower-level tertiary education, granting certificates, diplomas, and Associates degrees to people like laertes. ...


References

  1. ^ David Patriarca, Mayor, accessed February 14, 2007
  2. ^ Pemberton Township Government: Mayor and Council, accessed February 14, 2007
  3. ^ League of Women Voters: 2006 New Jersey Citizen's Guide to Government, p. 62, accessed August 30, 2006

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