Collings Lakes, New Jersey

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Collings Lakes, New Jersey
Census-designated place
Map of Collings Lakes CDP in Atlantic County. Inset: Location of Atlantic County in New Jersey.
Map of Collings Lakes CDP in Atlantic County. Inset: Location of Atlantic County in New Jersey.
Coordinates: 39°35′41″N 74°53′19″W / 39.594668°N 74.888626°W / 39.594668; -74.888626Coordinates: 39°35′41″N 74°53′19″W / 39.594668°N 74.888626°W / 39.594668; -74.888626[1][2]
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Atlantic
Township Buena Vista
Area[2]
 • Total 0.701 sq mi (1.816 km2)
 • Land 0.639 sq mi (1.655 km2)
 • Water 0.062 sq mi (0.161 km2)  8.88%
Elevation[3] 79 ft (24 m)
Population (2010 Census)[4]
 • Total 1,706
 • Density 2,669.9/sq mi (1,030.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 08094[5]
Area code(s) 908
FIPS code 3414230[6][2][7]
GNIS feature ID 02389344[8][2]

Collings Lakes is a census-designated place and unincorporated community located within Buena Vista Township in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States .[9][10][11] As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 1,706.[4]

Collings Lakes is not an incorporated municipality, though homes in the neighborhood are subject to certain deed restrictions and to the Collings Lakes Civic Association. Homeowners are not required to become members of the Civic Association, nor are they required to comply with CLCA bylaws. Homeowners are required to pay an annual fee of $48.00 for "maintenance of lakes and beaches". Membership in the CLCA is voluntary per New Jersey Superior Court ruling on September 15, 2006.[12]

Geography[edit]

Collings Lakes is located at 39°35′41″N 74°53′19″W / 39.594668°N 74.888626°W / 39.594668; -74.888626 (39.594668,-74.888626). According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 0.701 square miles (1.816 km2), of which, 0.639 square miles (1.655 km2) of it is land and 0.062 square miles (0.161 km2) of it (8.88%) is water.[1][2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 2,046
2000 1,726 −15.6%
2010 1,706 −1.2%
Population sources:
1990-2010[11] 2000[13] 2010[4]

Census 2010[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 1,706 people, 575 households, and 442.2 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,669.9 per square mile (1,030.9 /km2). There were 605 housing units at an average density of 946.8 per square mile (365.6 /km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 86.23% (1,471) White, 5.98% (102) Black or African American, 0.53% (9) Native American, 0.59% (10) Asian, 0.12% (2) Pacific Islander, 3.11% (53) from other races, and 3.46% (59) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 11.31% (193) of the population.[4]

There were 575 households, of which 33.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.4% were married couples living together, 14.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 17.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.38.[4]

In the CDP, 25.3% of the population were under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 29.2% from 45 to 64, and 10.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38.3 years. For every 100 females there were 97.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.0 males.[4]

Census 2000[edit]

As of the 2000 United States Census[6] there were 1,726 people, 564 households, and 463 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 994.6/km2 (2,574.5/mi2). There were 596 housing units at an average density of 343.5/km2 (889.0/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 88.76% White, 4.11% African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 4.58% from other races, and 1.97% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.52% of the population.[13]

There were 564 households out of which 39.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.7% were married couples living together, 13.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.9% were non-families. 13.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.06 and the average family size was 3.29.[13]

In the CDP the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 6.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 100.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.9 males.[13]

The median income for a household in the CDP was $51,042, and the median income for a family was $51,083. Males had a median income of $36,346 versus $25,924 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,903. About 6.3% of families and 8.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.0% of those under age 18 and 8.5% of those age 65 or over.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Gazetteer of New Jersey Places, United States Census Bureau. Accessed June 16, 2013.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Collings Lakes Census Designated Place, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed June 16, 2013.
  4. ^ a b c d e f DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data for Collings Lakes CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed June 16, 2013.
  5. ^ Look Up a ZIP Code for Collings Lakes, NJ, United States Postal Service. Accessed June 16, 2013.
  6. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ A Cure for the Common Codes: New Jersey, Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed June 16, 2013.
  8. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  9. ^ GCT-PH1 - Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place from the 2010 Census Summary File 1 for Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed June 16, 2013.
  10. ^ 2006-2010 American Community Survey Geography for New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed June 16, 2013.
  11. ^ a b New Jersey: 2010 - Population and Housing Unit Counts - 2010 Census of Population and Housing (CPH-2-32), United States Census Bureau, p. III-5, August 2012. Accessed June 16, 2013.
  12. ^ CITIZENS VOICES ASSOCIATION v. COLLINGS LAKES CIVIC ASSOCIATION, FindLaw. Accessed May 12, 2013.
  13. ^ a b c d e DP-1 - Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2000 from the Census 2000 Summary File 1 (SF 1) 100-Percent Data for Collings Lakes CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed June 16, 2013.

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