Finderne, New Jersey

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Finderne, New Jersey
Census-designated place
Finderne, New Jersey is located in Somerset County, New Jersey
Finderne, New Jersey
Finderne, New Jersey
Location of Finderne within Somerset County. Inset: Location of Somerset County in New Jersey.
Coordinates: 40°33′41″N 74°34′27″W / 40.561278°N 74.574237°W / 40.561278; -74.574237Coordinates: 40°33′41″N 74°34′27″W / 40.561278°N 74.574237°W / 40.561278; -74.574237[1][2]
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Somerset
Township Bridgewater
Area[1]
 • Total 4.336 sq mi (11.232 km2)
 • Land 4.095 sq mi (10.607 km2)
 • Water 0.241 sq mi (0.625 km2)  5.56%
Elevation[3] 82 ft (25 m)
Population (2010 Census)[4]
 • Total 5,600
 • Density 1,367.4/sq mi (528.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code 08876 - Somerville[5]
Area code(s) 908
FIPS code 3423310[1][6]
GNIS feature ID 02583988[1][7]

Finderne is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community located within Bridgewater Township, in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States.[8][9][10] As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 5,600.[4] Located in southeastern Bridgewater between Bound Brook and Somerville. This is a diverse area with older neighborhoods bordering Foothill Road, newer developments, multi-unit housing near the Raritan River/Manville border, as well as commercial and industrial areas. The Middlebrook Crossing industrial park, the Promenade shopping center and TD Bank Ballpark, home to the Somerset Patriots, are located here. Finderne is also known for its sizable Costa Rican American population.

Geography[edit]

Finderne is located at 40°33′41″N 74°34′27″W / 40.561278°N 74.574237°W / 40.561278; -74.574237 (40.561278,-74.574237). According to the United States Census Bureau, Finderne had a total area of 4.336 square miles (11.232 km2), of which, 4.095 square miles (10.607 km2) of it is land and 0.241 square miles (0.625 km2) of it (5.56%) is water.[1][2]

Demographics[edit]

Census 2010[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 5,600 people, 2,147 households, and 1,327 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,367.4 per square mile (528.0/km2). There were 2,324 housing units at an average density of 567.5 per square mile (219.1/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 70.86% (3,968) White, 5.61% (314) Black or African American, 0.29% (16) Native American, 14.77% (827) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 5.93% (332) from other races, and 2.55% (143) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 21.04% (1,178) of the population.[4]

There were 2,147 households, of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.8% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.2% were non-families. 30.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.19.[4]

In the CDP, 20.7% of the population were under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 25.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39.4 years. For every 100 females there were 88.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.2 males.[4]

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