Brookdale, New Jersey

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Brookdale, New Jersey
Census-designated place
Brookdale, New Jersey is located in Essex County, New Jersey
Brookdale, New Jersey
Brookdale, New Jersey
Brookdale's location in Essex County. Inset: Location of Essex County in New Jersey.
Coordinates: 40°50′06″N 74°10′47″W / 40.834945°N 74.179777°W / 40.834945; -74.179777Coordinates: 40°50′06″N 74°10′47″W / 40.834945°N 74.179777°W / 40.834945; -74.179777
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Essex
Township Bloomfield
Area[1]
 • Total 1.607 sq mi (4.163 km2)
 • Land 1.603 sq mi (4.152 km2)
 • Water 0.004 sq mi (0.011 km2)  0.26%
Elevation [2] 177 ft (54 m)
Population (2010 Census)[3]
 • Total 9,239
 • Density 5,763.0/sq mi (2,225.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 07003 - Bloomfield[4]
FIPS code 3408110[5]
GNIS feature ID 02583975[6]

Brookdale is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Bloomfield, Essex County, New Jersey, United States.[7] As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's total population was 9,239.[3]

Geography[edit]

Brookdale is located at 40°50′06″N 74°10′47″W / 40.834945°N 74.179777°W / 40.834945; -74.179777 (40.834945,-74.179777). According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 1.607 square miles (4.163 km2), of which, 1.603 square miles (4.152 km2) of it is land and 0.004 square miles (0.011 km2) of it (0.26%) is water.[8][1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 9,239
Population sources: 2010[3]

Census 2010[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 9,239 people, 3,445 households, and 2,580 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 5,763.0 per square mile (2,225.1 /km2). There were 3,583 housing units at an average density of 2,234.9 per square mile (862.9 /km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 76.46% (7,064) White, 4.96% (458) Black or African American, 0.11% (10) Native American, 12.25% (1,132) Asian, 0.02% (2) Pacific Islander, 3.00% (277) from other races, and 3.20% (296) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 11.74% (1,085) of the population.[3]

There were 3,445 households, of which 32.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.1% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.1% were non-families. 20.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.13.[3]

In the CDP, 21.9% of the population were under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 29.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.6 years. For every 100 females there were 89.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.0 males.[3]

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