Hainesport Township, New Jersey

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Hainesport Township, New Jersey
Township
Township of Hainesport
Hainesport Township highlighted in Burlington County. Inset map: Burlington County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Hainesport Township highlighted in Burlington County. Inset map: Burlington County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Census Bureau map of Hainesport Township, New Jersey
Census Bureau map of Hainesport Township, New Jersey
Coordinates: 39°58′41″N 74°50′11″W / 39.977956°N 74.836334°W / 39.977956; -74.836334Coordinates: 39°58′41″N 74°50′11″W / 39.977956°N 74.836334°W / 39.977956; -74.836334[1][2]
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Burlington
Incorporated March 12, 1924
Government[5]
 • Type Township
 • Mayor Michael Fitzpatrick (term ends December 31, 2013)[3]
 • Administrator / Clerk Paul Tuliano, Jr.[4]
Area[1]
 • Total 6.723 sq mi (17.414 km2)
 • Land 6.459 sq mi (16.730 km2)
 • Water 0.264 sq mi (0.685 km2)  3.93%
Area rank 183rd of 566 in state
18th of 40 in county[1]
Elevation[6] 49 ft (15 m)
Population (2010 Census)[7][8][9]
 • Total 6,110
 • Estimate (2013)[10] 6,117
 • Rank 341st of 566 in state
27th of 40 in county[11]
 • Density 945.9/sq mi (365.2/km2)
 • Density rank 392nd of 566 in state
25th of 40 in county[11]
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code 08036[12][13]
Area code(s) 609[14]
FIPS code 3400529010[1][15][16]
GNIS feature ID 0882092[1][17]
Website www.hainesporttownship.com

Hainesport Township is a township in Burlington County, New Jersey, in the United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 6,110,[7][8][9] reflecting an increase of 1,984 (+48.1%) from the 4,126 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 877 (+27.0%) from the 3,249 counted in the 1990 Census.[18]

Hainesport Township was incorporated as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 12, 1924, from portions of Lumberton Township.[19]

Geography[edit]

Hainesport Township is located at 39°58′41″N 74°50′11″W / 39.977956°N 74.836334°W / 39.977956; -74.836334 (39.977956,-74.836334). According to the United States Census Bureau, the township had a total area of 6.723 square miles (17.414 km2), of which, 6.459 square miles (16.730 km2) of it was land and 0.264 square miles (0.685 km2) of it (3.93%) was water.[1][2]

The township borders Westampton Township, Mount Laurel Township, Lumberton Township, and Mount Holly Township.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 984
1940 858 −12.8%
1950 1,793 109.0%
1960 3,271 82.4%
1970 2,990 −8.6%
1980 3,236 8.2%
1990 3,249 0.4%
2000 4,126 27.0%
2010 6,110 48.1%
Est. 2013 6,117 [10] 0.1%
Population sources: 1930-2000[20]
1930[21] 1930-1990[22]
2000[23][24] 2010[7][8][9]

Census 2010[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 6,110 people, 2,239 households, and 1,726 families residing in the township. The population density was 945.9 per square mile (365.2 /km2). There were 2,305 housing units at an average density of 356.8 per square mile (137.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the township was 84.78% (5,180) White, 7.50% (458) Black or African American, 0.10% (6) Native American, 4.08% (249) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 1.42% (87) from other races, and 2.13% (130) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 5.07% (310) of the population.[7]

There were 2,239 households, of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.0% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.9% were non-families. 18.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.11.[7]

In the township, 25.4% of the population were under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 24.2% from 25 to 44, 30.1% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.9 years. For every 100 females there were 92.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.9 males.[7]

The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American Community Survey showed that (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) median household income was $87,047 (with a margin of error of +/- $8,609) and the median family income was $95,054 (+/- $7,689). Males had a median income of $64,477 (+/- $9,344) versus $40,658 (+/- $8,999) for females. The per capita income for the borough was $35,813 (+/- $2,708). About 0.0% of families and 1.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.3% of those under age 18 and 1.1% of those age 65 or over.[25]

Census 2000[edit]

As of the 2000 United States Census[15] there were 4,126 people, 1,477 households, and 1,150 families residing in the township. The population density was 632.8 people per square mile (244.3/km²). There were 1,555 housing units at an average density of 238.5 per square mile (92.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 94.09% White, 2.67% African American, 0.10% Native American, 1.70% Asian, 0.51% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.13% of the population.[23][24]

There were 1,477 households out of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.5% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.1% were non-families. 17.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.16.[23][24]

In the township the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 24.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.5 males.[23][24]

The median income for a household in the township was $66,417, and the median income for a family was $72,005. Males had a median income of $49,015 versus $33,932 for females. The per capita income for the township was $28,091. About 2.0% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.1% of those under age 18 and 5.2% of those age 65 or over.[23][24]

Government[edit]

Local government[edit]

Hainesport Township is governed under the Township form of government with a five-member Township Committee. The Township Committee is elected directly by the voters at-large in partisan elections to serve three-year terms of office on a staggered basis, with either one or two seats coming up for election each year in a three-year cycle as part of the November general election.[5] At an annual reorganization meeting, the Township Committee selects one of its members to serve as Mayor and another as Deputy Mayor.

As of 2013, members of the Hainesport Township Committee are Mayor Michael Fitzpatrick (R, term as committee member ends December 31, 2014; term as mayor ends December 31, 2013), Deputy Mayor William Boettcher, III (R, 2013), Michael Dickinson (R, 2014), Bruce MacLachlan (R, 2013) and Anthony Porto, II (R, 2014).[26][27][28][29][30][31]

Federal, state and county representation[edit]

Hainesport Township is located in the 3rd Congressional District[32] and is part of New Jersey's 8th state legislative district.[8][33][34]

New Jersey's 3rd Congressional District is represented by Jon Runyan (R, Mount Laurel Township).[35] 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)[36][37] and Bob Menendez (D, Paramus).[38][39]

For the 2004-15 Session, the 8th District of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Dawn Marie Addiego (R, Evesham Township) and in the General Assembly by Christopher J. Brown (R, Evesham Township) and Maria Rodriguez-Gregg (R, Evesham Township).[40] The Governor of New Jersey is Chris Christie (R, Mendham Township).[41] The Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey is Kim Guadagno (R, Monmouth Beach).[42]

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.[43] The board chooses a director and deputy director from among its members at an annual reorganization meeting held in January.[43] As of 2014, Burlington County's Freeholders are Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio (R, 2014; Florence Township),[44] Deputy Director Joseph Howarth (R, 2014; Evesham Township)[45] Aimee Belgard (D, 2015; Edgewater Park Township),[46] Joseph B. Donnelly (R, 2016; Cinnaminson Township)[47] and Joanne Schwartz (D, 2015; Southampton Township).[48][43][49] Gargiano was named in March 2014 to serve the unexpired term of Leah Arter and was chosen to fill her position as Freeholder Director.[50]

Education[edit]

For pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade, public school students attend the Hainesport Township School District. The school in the district is the Hainesport School which served a total of 697 students as of the 2010-11 school year.[51]

For ninth through twelfth grades, public school students attend the Rancocas Valley Regional High School, a comprehensive regional public high school serving students from five communities encompassing approximately 40 square miles (100 km2) and comprises the communities of Eastampton Township, Hainesport Township, Lumberton Township, Mount Holly Township and Westampton Township.[52] As of the 2010-11 school year, the school had an enrollment of 2,017 students and 101.9 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 19.79:1.[53][54] The school is located in Mount Holly Township and is part of the Rancocas Valley Regional High School District.

Students from Hainesport 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.[55]

Transportation[edit]

Roads and highways[edit]

The township had a total of 43.05 miles (69.28 km) of roadways, of which 30.72 miles (49.44 km) are maintained by the municipality, 9.50 miles (15.29 km) by Burlington County and 2.83 miles (4.55 km) by the New Jersey Department of Transportation.[56]

Route 38 passes through in the center of the township. The two major county roads that pass through are CR 537 near the center and CR 541 in the eastern section.

Interstate 295 and the New Jersey Turnpike are accessible outside the municipality in neighboring Westampton and Mount Laurel Townships.

Public transportation[edit]

New Jersey Transit provides bus service in the township on the 317 route between Asbury Park and Philadelphia, and on the 413 route between Camden and Burlington.[57][58]

BurLink bus service is offered on the B1 route between Beverly and Pemberton.[59]

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