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Wrightstown highlighted in Burlington County. Inset map: Burlington County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.

Wrightstown is a borough located in Burlington County, New Jersey. As of the 2000 census, the borough had a total population of 748.


Geography

Wrightstown is located at 40°1'56" North, 74°37'21" West (40.032260, -74.622574)1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 4.6 km˛ (1.8 mi˛). 4.6 km˛ (1.8 mi˛) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


Wrightstown borders North Hanover Township, New Hanover Township, Pemberton Township, and Springfield Township.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 748 people, 312 households, and 181 families residing in the borough. The population density is 164.1/km˛ (425.1/mi˛). There are 339 housing units at an average density of 74.4/km˛ (192.7/mi˛). The racial makeup of the borough is 49.87% White, 30.21% African American, 0.53% Native American, 7.22% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 7.22% from other races, and 4.95% from two or more races. 11.23% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 312 households out of which 33.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 28.2% are married couples living together, 25.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 41.7% are non-families. 34.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.37 and the average family size is 3.09.


In the borough the population is spread out with 29.7% under the age of 18, 10.2% from 18 to 24, 33.2% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 8.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 94.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.5 males.


The median income for a household in the borough is $27,500, and the median income for a family is $29,375. Males have a median income of $28,889 versus $25,417 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $14,489. 24.0% of the population and 22.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 31.8% of those under the age of 18 and 22.4% 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=40.03226&longitude=-74.622574&zoom=6) or Google (http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=40.03226,-74.622574)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=40.03226&lon=-74.622574&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-74.622574&lat=40.03226&w=750&h=500)

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Wrightstown, New Jersey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (415 words)
Inset map: Burlington County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Wrightstown is a borough located in Burlington County, New Jersey.
Wrightstown borders North Hanover Township, New Hanover Township, Pemberton Township, and Springfield Township.
New Jersey State Highway 68 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (115 words)
New Jersey State Highway 68 is a state highway in New Jersey, United States.
It connects the Trenton, New Jersey area with Fort Dix, running from an intersection with United States Highway 206 in Mansfield, New Jersey through Springfield, New Jersey, Wrightstown, New Jersey ending at an intersection with Pemberton-Wrightstown Road.
This road is part of the current system, begun in the 1927 renumbering and heavily modified by the 1953 renumbering.
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