Blawenburg, New Jersey

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Blawenburg, New Jersey
Census-designated place
Dutch Reformed Church
Dutch Reformed Church
Blawenburg, New Jersey is located in Somerset County, New Jersey
Blawenburg, New Jersey
Blawenburg, New Jersey
Location of Blawenburg within Somerset County, New Jersey. (Inset: Location of Somerset County in New Jersey).
Coordinates: 40°24′10″N 74°41′55″W / 40.402646°N 74.698566°W / 40.402646; -74.698566Coordinates: 40°24′10″N 74°41′55″W / 40.402646°N 74.698566°W / 40.402646; -74.698566[1][2]
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Somerset
Township Montgomery
Area[1]
 • Total 0.612 sq mi (1.586 km2)
 • Land 0.608 sq mi (1.575 km2)
 • Water 0.004 sq mi (0.011 km2)  0.69%
Elevation[3] 118 ft (36 m)
Population (2010 Census)[4]
 • Total 280
 • Density 460.4/sq mi (177.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code 08504[5][6]
Area code(s) 609 and 732/848
FIPS code 3406190[1][7][8]
GNIS feature ID 02583970[1][9]

Blawenburg is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated area located within Montgomery Township, in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States.[10][11][12] As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 280.[4] It is located at the juncture of two large roads, CR 518 and CR 601. It contains the Blawenburg Cemetery and the Blawenburg Reformed Church.

Geography[edit]

Blawenburg CDP is located at 40°24′10″N 74°41′55″W / 40.402646°N 74.698566°W / 40.402646; -74.698566 (40.402646,-74.698566). According to the United States Census Bureau, Blawenburg had a total area of 0.612 square miles (1.586 km2), of which, 0.608 square miles (1.575 km2) of it is land and 0.004 square miles (0.011 km2) of it (0.69%) is water.[1][2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 216
Population sources: 2010[4]

Census 2010[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 280 people, 107 households, and 72.97 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 460.4 per square mile (177.8 /km2). There were 115 housing units at an average density of 189.1 per square mile (73.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 75.36% (211) White, 0.00% (0) Black or African American, 0.00% (0) Native American, 19.29% (54) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 0.00% (0) from other races, and 5.36% (15) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 1.43% (4) of the population.[4]

There were 107 households, of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.7% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.8% were non-families. 27.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.23.[4]

In the CDP, 24.3% of the population were under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 20.4% from 25 to 44, 31.4% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45.0 years. For every 100 females there were 87.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.6 males.[4]

National Register of Historic Places[edit]

Blawenburg Historic District
BLAWENBURG HISTORIC DISTRICT, SOMERSET COUNTY.jpg
Location Georgetown--Franklin Turnpike/CR 588, Great Road/CR 601, and Mountain View Road, Blawenburg, New Jersey
Area 336 acres (136 ha)
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Mid 19th Century Revival, Late Victorian
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 88000632[13]
Added to NRHP December 7, 1990

The Blawenburg Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1990, it is District #88000632. The Dutch Reformed Church of Blawenburg was added in 1985, it is building #85002004.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Gazetteer of New Jersey Places, United States Census Bureau. Accessed June 13, 2013.
  2. ^ a b US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Blawenburg Census Designated Place, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed August 23, 2012.
  4. ^ a b c d e f DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data for Blawenburg CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed February 13, 2013.
  5. ^ Look Up a ZIP Code for Blawenburg, NJ, United States Postal Service. Accessed August 23, 2012.
  6. ^ Zip Codes, State of New Jersey. Accessed August 27, 2013.
  7. ^ American FactFinder, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  8. ^ A Cure for the Common Codes: New Jersey, Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed February 13, 2013.
  9. ^ US Board on Geographic Names, United States Geological Survey. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  10. ^ GCT-PH1 - Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place from the 2010 Census Summary File 1 for Somerset County, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed February 13, 2013.
  11. ^ 2006-2010 American Community Survey Geography for New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed February 13, 2013.
  12. ^ New Jersey: 2010 - Population and Housing Unit Counts - 2010 Census of Population and Housing (CPH-2-32), United States Census Bureau, August 2012. Accessed February 13, 2013.
  13. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  14. ^ NEW JERSEY - Somerset County - Historic Districts, National Register of Historic Places. Accessed September 20, 2007.

External links[edit]