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

Riverside Township is a Township located in Burlington County, New Jersey. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township had a total population of 7,911. Image File history File links 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 Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License... Image File history File links 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 Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License... 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 defined, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 47th 22,608 km² 110 km 240 km 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 4.2 km² (1.6 mi²). 3.9 km² (1.5 mi²) of it is land and 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 6.14% 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 is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Riverside Township borders Delanco Township and Delran Township. Delanco Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Delran Township highlighted in Burlington County. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 7,911 people, 2,978 households, and 1,992 families residing in the township. The population density was 2,009.5/km² (5,197.2/mi²). There were 3,118 housing units at an average density of 792.0/km² (2,048.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the township was 90.22% White, 4.44% African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 2.28% from other races, and 2.50% from two or more races. 4.11% of the population were 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. ... 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 were 2,978 households out of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.4% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.1% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.21. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


In the township the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 33.4% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 99.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.2 males.


The median income for a household in the township was $43,358, and the median income for a family was $52,479. Males had a median income of $36,556 versus $25,510 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,758. 8.2% of the population and 6.7% of families were below the poverty line. 7.4% of those under the age of 18 and 8.0% of those 65 and older were 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 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

Federal, state and county representation

Riverside Township is in the Third Congressional District and is part of New Jersey's 7th Legislative District.


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 Robert Menendez (D, Union City). 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 state of New Jersey. ... Location in the state of New Jersey Formed 1850 Seat Toms River Area  - Total  - Water 2,372 km² (916 mi²) 724 km² (280 mi²) 30. ... 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 Thirteenth Congressional District of New Jersey from 1984 to 1993 and the Third Congressional District from 1993 (map). ... 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 Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Frank Raleigh Lautenberg (born January 23, 1924) is an American politician. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Map highlighting Cliffside Parks location within Bergen County. ... Robert Menendez (born January 1, 1954) is a Democratic politician from New Jersey. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Union City, New Jersey Spectators viewing the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks from across the Hudson River, in the terrace courtyard of the Union City Boxing Club. ...


The 7th legislative district of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Diane B. Allen (R, Burlington) and in the Assembly by Herb Conaway (D, Delran) and Jack Conners (D, Delran). 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. ... See also: Burlington Township, New Jersey The City of Burlington highlighted in Burlington County. ... The New Jersey General Assembly is the lower house of the New Jersey Legislature. ... Assemblyman Herb Conaway Herb Conaway (born January 30, 1963) serves in the New Jersey General Assembly representing the 7th legislative district since 2002. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Delran Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Assemblyman Jack Conners Jack Conners (born July 10, 1943) serves in the New Jersey General Assembly representing the 7th legislative district since 2002. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Delran Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... The Governor of New Jersey is the chief executive of the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... Jon Corzine (born January 1, 1947) is the current Democratic Governor of the state of New Jersey. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... 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. ...

Municipalities of Burlington County, New Jersey
(County Seat: Mount Holly)
Boroughs Fieldsboro | Medford Lakes | Palmyra | Pemberton | Riverton | Wrightstown
Cities Beverly | Bordentown | Burlington
Townships

Bass River | Bordentown | Burlington | Chesterfield | Cinnaminson | Delanco | Delran | Eastampton | Edgewater Park | Evesham | Florence | Hainesport | Lumberton | Mansfield | Maple Shade | Medford | Moorestown | Mount Holly | Mount Laurel | New Hanover | North Hanover | Pemberton | Riverside | Shamong | Southampton | Springfield | Tabernacle | Washington | Westampton | Willingboro | Woodland 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. ... A municipality or general-purpose district (compare with: special-purpose district) is an administrative local area generally composed of a clearly defined territory and commonly referring to a city, town, or village 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 defined, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 47th 22,608 km² 110 km 240 km 14. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Mount Holly Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... A Borough (sometimes spelled Boro on road signage) in the context of New Jersey local government refers to one of five types and one of twelve forms of municipal government. ... Fieldsboro highlighted in Burlington County. ... Medford Lakes highlighted in Burlington County. ... Palmyra highlighted in Burlington County. ... See also: Pemberton Township, New Jersey Pemberton Borough highlighted in Burlington County. ... Riverton highlighted in Burlington County. ... Wrightstown highlighted in Burlington County. ... 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 City in the context of New Jersey local government refers to one of five types and one of eleven forms of municipal government. ... Beverly highlighted in Burlington County. ... See also: Bordentown Township, New Jersey The City of Bordentown highlighted in Burlington County. ... See also: Burlington Township, New Jersey The City of Burlington highlighted in Burlington County. ... 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. ... Bass River Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... See also: Bordentown, New Jersey Bordentown Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... See also: Burlington, New Jersey Burlington Township 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. ... Florence Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... 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 Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... This article is about the Township of Moorestown in New Jersey. ... Mount Holly Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Mount Laurel Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... New Hanover Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... North Hanover Township highlighted in Burlington County. ... Pemberton Township 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. ...

CDPs and other Communities Browns Mills | Country Lake Estates | Florence-Roebling | Fort Dix | Leisuretowne | Marlton CDP | McGuire Air Force Base | Moorestown-Lenola | Pemberton Heights | Presidential Lakes Estates | Ramblewood

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