Delran Township, New Jersey

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Delran Township, New Jersey
Township
Township of Delran
Delran highlighted in Burlington County. Inset map: Burlington County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Delran highlighted in Burlington County. Inset map: Burlington County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Census Bureau map of Delran Township, New Jersey
Census Bureau map of Delran Township, New Jersey
Coordinates: 40°00′47″N 74°56′51″W / 40.013024°N 74.947423°W / 40.013024; -74.947423Coordinates: 40°00′47″N 74°56′51″W / 40.013024°N 74.947423°W / 40.013024; -74.947423[1][2]
Country  United States of America
State  New Jersey
County Burlington
Incorporated February 12, 1880
Named for DELaware River and RANcocas Creek
Government[6]
 • Type Mayor-Council
 • Mayor Kenneth Paris (term ends December 31, 2016)[3]
 • Administrator Jeffrey Hatcher[4]
 • Clerk Jamey Eggers[5]
Area[2]
 • Total 7.206 sq mi (18.664 km2)
 • Land 6.591 sq mi (17.071 km2)
 • Water 0.615 sq mi (1.593 km2)  8.54%
Area rank 240th of 566 in state
24th of 40 in county[2]
Elevation [7] 69 ft (21 m)
Population (2010 Census)[8][9][10]
 • Total 16,896
 • Estimate (2013)[11] 16,839
 • Rank 148th of 566 in state
9th of 40 in county[12]
 • Density 2,563.4/sq mi (989.7/km2)
 • Density rank 240th of 566 in state
12th of 40 in county[12]
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code 08075[13][14]
Area code(s) 856 exchanges: 461, 764, 824[15]
FIPS code 3400517440[16][2][17]
GNIS feature ID 0882097[18][2]
Website www.delrantownship.org

Delran Township is a township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 16,896,[8][9][10] reflecting an increase of 1,360 (+8.8%) from the 15,536 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 2,358 (+17.9%) from the 13,178 counted in the 1990 Census.[19]

Delran Township was incorporated as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 12, 1880, from portions of Cinnaminson Township. Portions of the township were taken to create Riverside on February 20, 1895.[20]

The township's name is a portmanteau of the names of the two rivers that have their confluence here: the Delaware River and Rancocas Creek.[21]

Geography[edit]

Delran Township is located at 40°00′47″N 74°56′51″W / 40.013024°N 74.947423°W / 40.013024; -74.947423 (40.013024,-74.947423). According to the United States Census Bureau, the township had a total area of 7.206 square miles (18.664 km2), of which 6.591 square miles (17.071 km2) is land and 0.615 square mile (1.593 km2) (8.54%) was water.[1][2]

The township borders Delanco Township, Riverside Township, Moorestown Township, Willingboro Township, and Cinnaminson Township. Delran also borders the Delaware River.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 1,760
1890 2,267 28.8%
1900 890 * −60.7%
1910 1,031 15.8%
1920 1,475 43.1%
1930 2,015 36.6%
1940 1,926 −4.4%
1950 2,447 27.1%
1960 5,327 117.7%
1970 10,065 88.9%
1980 14,811 47.2%
1990 13,178 −11.0%
2000 15,536 17.9%
2010 16,896 8.8%
Est. 2013 16,839 [11] −0.3%
Population sources: 1880-2000[22]
1880-1920[23] 1880-1890[24]
1890-1910[25] 1910-1930[26]
1930-1990[27] 2000[28][29] 2010[8][9][10]
* = Lost territory in previous decade.[20]

Census 2010[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 16,896 people, 6,148 households, and 4,636 families residing in the township. The population density was 2,563.4 per square mile (989.7 /km2). There were 6,442 housing units at an average density of 977.4 per square mile (377.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the township was 81.01% (13,688) White, 9.56% (1,616) Black or African American, 0.20% (33) Native American, 4.04% (683) Asian, 0.04% (7) Pacific Islander, 2.72% (459) from other races, and 2.43% (410) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 4.61% (779) of the population.[8]

There were 6,148 households, of which 36.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.5% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.6% were non-families. 19.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.18.[8]

In the township, 25.0% of the population were under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38.1 years. For every 100 females there were 95.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.3 males.[8]

The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American Community Survey showed that (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) median household income was $77,220 (with a margin of error of +/- $3,880) and the median family income was $90,487 (+/- $5,875). Males had a median income of $65,365 (+/- $3,756) versus $46,941 (+/- $4,681) for females. The per capita income for the borough was $34,191 (+/- $1,760). About 3.3% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.3% of those under age 18 and 4.1% of those age 65 or over.[30]

Census 2000[edit]

As of the 2000 United States Census[16] there were 15,536 people, 5,816 households, and 4,327 families residing in the township. The population density was 2,339.6 people per square mile (903.4/km²). There were 5,936 housing units at an average density of 893.9 per square mile (345.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 82.87% Caucasian, 9.42% African American, 0.17% Native American, 2.80% Asian, 0.16% Pacific Islander, 1.63% from other races, and 2.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.25% of the population.[28][29]

There were 5,816 households out of which 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.4% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.6% were non-families. 21.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.11.[28][29]

In the township the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 25.1% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.1 males.[28][29]

The median income for a household in the township was $58,526, and the median income for a family was $67,895. Males had a median income of $46,496 versus $31,024 for females. The per capita income for the township was $25,312. About 3.2% of families and 4.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.8% of those under age 18 and 5.6% of those age 65 or over.[28][29]

Government[edit]

Local government[edit]

Delran Township is governed the Faulkner Act (formally known as the Optional Municipal Charter Law) under the Mayor-Council system of municipal government (Plan D), implemented based on the recommendations of a Charter Study Commission as of July 1, 1972.[31] The governing body consists of a mayor and a five-member council, all of whom are elected to four-year terms on a partisan basis as part of the November general election. The City Council includes three members elected to represent wards and two elected at-large. Terms for the mayor and council are staggered for election in even years, with the three ward seats up for vote together and the two at-large and mayoral seats expiring two years later.[6] Beginning in 2010, elections for Mayor and Council were shifted from non-partisan to partisan.[32][33]

Fire department[edit]

The Delran Fire Department has two stations in the city. Station No. 1 (founded in April 1916) and No. 2 (formed in 1928). The members are volunteers. The rescue operations are coordinated by supervisors, and carried out with equipped vehicles in the stations. The two stations originated in the early twentieth century, during the development of the city of Delran[34] The station has about 35 active members and an emergency response that responds to fire with more than 600 calls a year.

Politics[edit]

As of 2013, the Mayor of Delran Township is Democrat Ken Paris, whose term of office ends December 31, 2016. Members of the Delran Township Council are Council President Gary Catrambone (D, 2016; At-large), Patty Kolodi (D, 2014; Ward 3), Tom Morrow (D, 2014; Ward 2), Lona Pangia (D, 2016; At-Large) and Mike Schwartz (D, 2014; Ward 1).[35][36][37][38][39]

In the municipal election held on November 6, 2012, Mayor Ken Paris and Council President Gary Catrambone were re-elected, and Lona Pangia was elected for the first time.[37]

Federal, state and county representation[edit]

A Delran police car.
A Delran police SUV.

Delran Township is located in the 3rd Congressional District[40] and is part of New Jersey's 7th state legislative district.[9][41][42]

New Jersey's 3rd Congressional District is represented by Jon Runyan (R, Mount Laurel Township).[43] New Jersey is represented in the United States Senate by Cory Booker (D, Newark; took office on October 31, 2013, after winning a special election to fill the seat of Frank Lautenberg)[44][45] and Bob Menendez (D, North Bergen).[46][47]

The 7th district of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Diane Allen (R, Edgewater Park Township) and in the General Assembly by Herb Conaway (D, Delanco Township) and Troy Singleton (D, Palmyra).[48] The Governor of New Jersey is Chris Christie (R, Mendham Township).[49] The Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey is Kim Guadagno (R, Monmouth Beach).[50]

Burlington County is governed by a Board of chosen freeholders, whose five members are elected at-large in partisan elections to three-year terms of office on a staggered basis, with either one or two seats coming up for election each year.[51] The board chooses a director and deputy director from among its members at an annual reorganization meeting held in January.[51] As of 2014, Burlington County's Freeholders are Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio (R, 2014; Florence Township),[52] Deputy Director Joseph Howarth (R, 2014; Evesham Township)[53] Aimee Belgard (D, 2015; Edgewater Park Township),[54] Joseph B. Donnelly (R, 2016; Cinnaminson Township)[55] and Joanne Schwartz (D, 2015; Southampton Township).[56][51][57] Gargiano was named in March 2014 to serve the unexpired term of Leah Arter and was chosen to fill her position as Freeholder Director.[58]

Education[edit]

Public schools[edit]

The Delran Township School District serves public school students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. Schools in the district (with 2010-11 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[59]) are Millbridge Elementary School[60] (grades PreK-2, 735 students), Delran Intermediate School[61] (grades 3-5, 661 students), Delran Middle School[62] (grades 6-8, 662 students) and Delran High School[63] (grades 9-12, 899 students).[64][65]

Students from Delran Township, and from all of Burlington County, are eligible to attend the Burlington County Institute of Technology, a countywide public school district that serves the vocational and technical education needs of students at the high school and post-secondary level at its campuses in Medford and Westampton Township.[66]

Private schools[edit]

Holy Cross High School is a regional Roman Catholic high school founded in 1957 that operates under the auspices of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Trenton, and is the only such school in Burlington County.[67][68]

Montessori Academy of New Jersey is private school located in Delran Township, and is one of only three AMI-certified Montessori method schools in New Jersey. MANJ was founded in 1965 and educates students ages 18 months through 14 years old.[69]

Transportation[edit]

Roads and highways[edit]

The township had a total of 61.20 miles (98.49 km) of roadways, of which 52.35 miles (84.25 km) are maintained by the municipality, 6.50 miles (10.46 km) by Burlington County and 2.35 miles (3.78 km) by the New Jersey Department of Transportation.[70]

Public transportation[edit]

New Jersey Transit provides bus service on the 409 and 417 route between Trenton and Philadelphia, and on the 419 route between Camden and Burlington.[71][72]

BurLink bus service is offered on the B8 route (between the Riverside station and Hartford crossing / Delran) and the B10 route (between Cinnaminson station and Route 130 / Union Landing Road).[73]

Although there is no station in the township, the New Jersey Transit River Line passenger rail runs through Delran along St. Mihiel Drive. Nearby stations in Riverside[74] (accessible via the BurLink B8 route) and Cinnaminson[75] (accessible via the BurLink B10 route) offer southbound service to Camden and the Walter Rand Transportation Center (with transfers available to the PATCO Speedline) and northbound service to the Trenton Rail Station with connections to New Jersey Transit trains to New York City, SEPTA trains to Philadelphia, and Amtrak trains on the Northeast Corridor.[76]

Media[edit]

Print[edit]

Delran is served by a handful of daily newspapers including the Burlington County Times, The Courier-Post, The Trenton Times, The Trentonian, The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News. Weeklies include The Delran Sun and the Newsweekly. South Jersey and Philadelphia Magazine are monthly, covering the entire metropolitan area.

Television[edit]

Delran is served by the Philadelphia market of stations of six major television networks, ABC (WPVI-TV, Ch. 6), CBS (KYW-TV, Ch. 3), NBC (WCAU, Ch. 10), PBS (WHYY-TV, Ch. 12), The CW (WPSG, Ch. 57), MyNetworkTV (WPHL-TV, Ch. 17) and Fox (WTXF-TV, Ch. 29), as well as several PBS and independent stations.

Notable people[edit]

People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Delran Township include:

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Preceded by
Riverside Township
Bordering communities
of Philadelphia
Succeeded by
Cinnaminson Township