Franklin Center, New Jersey

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Franklin Center, New Jersey
Census-designated place
Franklin Center, New Jersey is located in Somerset County, New Jersey
Franklin Center, New Jersey
Franklin Center, New Jersey
Location of Franklin Center CDP within Somerset County. Inset: Location of Somerset County in New Jersey.
Coordinates: 40°31′54″N 74°32′29″W / 40.531534°N 74.54141°W / 40.531534; -74.54141Coordinates: 40°31′54″N 74°32′29″W / 40.531534°N 74.54141°W / 40.531534; -74.54141[1][2]
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Somerset
Township Franklin
Area[1]
 • Total 6.682 sq mi (17.305 km2)
 • Land 6.579 sq mi (17.040 km2)
 • Water 0.103 sq mi (0.266 km2)  1.53%
Elevation[3] 82 ft (25 m)
Population (Census 2010)[4]
 • Total 4,460
 • Density 677.9/sq mi (261.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 609 and 732/848
FIPS code 3424965[1]
GNIS feature ID 02583990[1]

Franklin Center is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community located in Franklin Township, in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States.[5][6][7] As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 4,460.[4]

Geography[edit]

Franklin Center is located at 40°31′54″N 74°32′29″W / 40.531534°N 74.54141°W / 40.531534; -74.54141 (40.531534,-74.54141). According to the United States Census Bureau, Franklin Center had a total area of 6.682 square miles (17.305 km2), of which, 6.579 square miles (17.040 km2) of it is land and 0.103 square miles (0.266 km2) of it (1.53%) is water.[1][2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 4,460
Population sources: 2010[4]

Census 2010[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 4,460 people, 1,907 households, and 1,310 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 677.9 per square mile (261.7/km2). There were 2,141 housing units at an average density of 325.4 per square mile (125.6/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 74.60% (3,327) White, 9.19% (410) Black or African American, 0.04% (2) Native American, 13.07% (583) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 1.55% (69) from other races, and 1.55% (69) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 5.94% (265) of the population.[4]

There were 1,907 households, of which 13.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.7% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.3% were non-families. 27.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.57.[4]

In the CDP, 11.0% of the population were under the age of 18, 12.0% from 18 to 24, 15.5% from 25 to 44, 29.6% from 45 to 64, and 32.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 55.6 years. For every 100 females there were 92.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.[4]

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