Estell Manor, New Jersey

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Estell Manor, New Jersey
City
City of Estell Manor
Motto: "Small City Charm in the Pines"
Map of Estell Manor in Atlantic County. Inset: Location of Atlantic County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Map of Estell Manor in Atlantic County. Inset: Location of Atlantic County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Census Bureau map of Estell Manor, New Jersey
Census Bureau map of Estell Manor, New Jersey
Coordinates: 39°21′14″N 74°46′30″W / 39.353933°N 74.775135°W / 39.353933; -74.775135Coordinates: 39°21′14″N 74°46′30″W / 39.353933°N 74.775135°W / 39.353933; -74.775135[1][2]
Country  United States of America
State  New Jersey
County Atlantic
Incorporated March 14, 1925
Government[5]
 • Type Faulkner Act (Small Municipality)
 • Mayor Joseph Venezia (term ends December 31, 2013)[3]
 • Clerk Fern A. Brown (acting)[4]
Area[2]
 • Total 55.099 sq mi (142.704 km2)
 • Land 53.321 sq mi (138.100 km2)
 • Water 1.778 sq mi (4.604 km2)  3.23%
Area rank 28th of 566 in state
5th of 23 in county[2]
Elevation[6] 39 ft (12 m)
Population (2010 Census)[7][8][9]
 • Total 1,735
 • Estimate (2013)[10] 1,737
 • Rank 503rd of 566 in state
20th of 23 in county[11]
 • Density 32.5/sq mi (12.5/km2)
 • Density rank 560th of 566 in state
23rd of 23 in county[11]
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code 08319[12][13]
Area code(s) 609[14]
FIPS code 3400121870[15][2][16]
GNIS feature ID 0885212[17][2]
Website www.estellmanor.org

Estell Manor is a city in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city's population was 1,735,[7][8][9] reflecting an increase of 150 (+9.5%) from the 1,585 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 181 (+12.9%) from the 1,404 counted in the 1990 Census.[18]

Estell Manor was incorporated as a city by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 14, 1925, from portions of Weymouth Township.[19]

Geography[edit]

Estell Manor is located at 39°21′14″N 74°46′30″W / 39.353933°N 74.775135°W / 39.353933; -74.775135 (39.353933,-74.775135). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city had a total area of 55.099 square miles (142.704 km2), of which, 53.321 square miles (138.100 km2) of it was land and 1.778 square miles (4.604 km2) of it (3.23%) was water.[1][2]

The city is one of 56 South Jersey municipalities that are included within the New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve, a protected natural area of unique ecology covering 1,100,000 acres (450,000 ha), that has been classified as a United States Biosphere Reserve and established by Congress in 1978 as the nation's first National Reserve.[20] All of the city is included either in the state-designated Pinelands area (which includes portions of Atlantic County, along with areas in Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Ocean counties) or in the Pinelands National Reserve.[21]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 423
1940 406 −4.0%
1950 381 −6.2%
1960 496 30.2%
1970 539 8.7%
1980 848 57.3%
1990 1,404 65.6%
2000 1,585 12.9%
2010 1,735 9.5%
Est. 2013 1,737 [10] 0.1%
Population sources:
1930-2000[22] 1930[23]
1930-1990[24] 2000[25][26] 2010[7][8][9]

2010 Census[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 1,735 people, 619 households, and 487.8 families residing in the city. The population density was 32.5 per square mile (12.5 /km2). There were 673 housing units at an average density of 12.6 per square mile (4.9 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.48% (1,674) White, 0.92% (16) Black or African American, 0.12% (2) Native American, 1.61% (28) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 0.17% (3) from other races, and 0.69% (12) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 1.04% (18) of the population.[7]

There were 619 households, of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.1% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.2% were non-families. 16.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.13.[7]

In the city, 23.9% of the population were under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 21.6% from 25 to 44, 35.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43.4 years. For every 100 females there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.8 males.[7]

2000 Census[edit]

As of the 2000 United States Census[15] there were 1,585 people, 528 households, and 432 families residing in the city. The population density was 29.6 people per square mile (11.4/km2). There were 546 housing units at an average density of 10.2 per square mile (3.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.20% White, 3.60% African American, 0.44% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 0.13% from other races, and 1.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.95% of the population.[25][26]

There were 528 households out of which 41.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.0% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.0% were non-families. 13.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.95 and the average family size was 3.27.[25][26]

In the city the population was spread out with 30.2% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 101.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.6 males.[25][26]

The median income for a household in the city was $54,653, and the median income for a family was $56,548. Males had a median income of $42,305 versus $29,219 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,469. About 4.9% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.9% of those under age 18 and 7.1% of those age 65 or over.[25][26]

Government[edit]

Local government[edit]

Estell Manor operates within the Faulkner Act (formally known as the Optional Municipal Charter Law) under the Faulkner Act (Small Municipality) form of New Jersey municipal government (Plan D), implemented by direct petition as of January 1, 1977.[27] The city is governed by a mayor and a four-member City Council. The mayor is directly elected to a four-year term of office and the city council members are elected at-large in partisan elections to serve three-year terms in office on a staggered basis, with either one or two seats coming for election each year as part of the November general election.[5]

As of 2013, the members of the Estell Manor City Council are Mayor Joe Venezia (D, term of office ends December 31, 2013), Albert Barbetto, Jr. (R, 2015), John P. Cunningham (R, 2014), Kris Haeser (R, 2013) and Stephanie Wiker (R, 2013).[28][29][30][31][32]

Federal, state and county representation[edit]

Estell Manor is located in the 2nd Congressional District[33] and is part of New Jersey's 1st state legislative district.[8][34][35] Prior to the 2011 reapportionment following the 2010 Census, Estell Manor had been in the 2nd state legislative district.[36]

New Jersey's Second Congressional District is represented by Frank LoBiondo (R, Ventnor City).[37] 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)[38][39] and Bob Menendez (D, North Bergen).[40][41]

The 1st Legislative District of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Jeff Van Drew (D, Dennis Township) and in the General Assembly by Bob Andrzejczak (D, Middle Township) and Sam Fiocchi (R, Vineland).[42] The Governor of New Jersey is Chris Christie (R, Mendham Township).[43] The Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey is Kim Guadagno (R, Monmouth Beach).[44]

Atlantic County is governed by a County Executive directly chosen by voters, with the county's legislature, the Board of Chosen Freeholders, consisting of nine members elected to three-year terms on a staggered basis, with three seats coming up for election each year; four of its members are elected at-large and there are five election districts, each of which elect a single member.[45][46] The County Executive is Dennis Levinson (Linwood, term ends December 31, 2015.[47] As of 2013, Atlantic County's Freeholders are the four at-large members; Colin G. Bell (Northfield, 2015)[48], Alexander C. Marino (Linwood, 2014)[49], Vice Chairman Joseph J. McDevitt (Ventnor City, 2013)[50] and John W. Risley (Northfield, 2014)[51]; and five district members elected from District 1 (Atlantic City (part), Egg Harbor Township (part) and Pleasantville) Charles T. Garrett (Atlantic City, 2013)[52], District 2 - (Atlantic City (part), Egg Harbor Township (part), Longport, Margate City, Somers Point and Ventnor City), Chairman Frank D. Formica (Atlantic City, 2015)[53], District 3 (Egg Harbor Township (part), Hamilton Township (part), Linwood and Northfield) - Frank Sutton (Egg Harbor Township, 2014)[54], District 4 (Absecon, Brigantine, Galloway Township and Port Republic - Richard Dase (Galloway Township, 2013)[55] and District 5 (Buena Borough, Buena Vista Township, Corbin City, Egg Harbor City, Estell Manor, Folsom, Hamilton Township (part), Hammonton, Mullica Township and Weymouth Township) - James A. Bertino (Hammonton, 2015).[56][45]

Education[edit]

Public school students in Kindergarten through eighth grade attend the Estell Manor City School District. Estell Manor Elementary School had an enrollment of 192 students as of the 2010-11 school year.[57]

For ninth through twelfth grades, public school students attend Buena Regional High School, which serves students from Buena Borough and Buena Vista Township, together with students from Estell Manor City Newfield and Weymouth Township who attend the school as part of sending/receiving relationships with the Buena Regional School District.[58][59]

City public school students are also eligible to attend the Atlantic County Institute of Technology[60] or the Charter-Tech High School for the Performing Arts, located in Somers Point.[61]

Transportation[edit]

Roads and highways[edit]

The city had a total of 56.55 miles (91.01 km) of roadways, of which 26.07 miles (41.96 km) are maintained by the municipality, 19.97 miles (32.14 km) by Atlantic County and 10.51 miles (16.91 km) by the New Jersey Department of Transportation.[62]

Route 49 and Route 50 both pass through Estell Manor, as do County Route 557, County Route 649 and County Route 666.

Public transportation[edit]

New Jersey Transit provides bus service on the 315 route that runs between Cape May and Philadelphia.[63][64]

References[edit]

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