Lakewood (CDP), New Jersey

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Lakewood, New Jersey
Census-designated place
Map of Lakewood CDP in Ocean County. Inset: Location of Ocean County in New Jersey.
Map of Lakewood CDP in Ocean County. Inset: Location of Ocean County in New Jersey.
Coordinates: 40°05′38″N 74°12′41″W / 40.093975°N 74.211478°W / 40.093975; -74.211478Coordinates: 40°05′38″N 74°12′41″W / 40.093975°N 74.211478°W / 40.093975; -74.211478
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Ocean
Township Lakewood
Area[1]
 • Total 7.323 sq mi (18.966 km2)
 • Land 7.078 sq mi (18.332 km2)
 • Water 0.245 sq mi (0.634 km2)  3.35%
Elevation[2] 66 ft (20 m)
Population (2010 Census)[3]
 • Total 53,805
 • Density 7,601.8/sq mi (2,935.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code 08701[4]
Area code(s) 732/848, 908
FIPS code 3438580[1][5]
GNIS feature ID 02390031[1][6]

Lakewood is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated area located within Lakewood Township, in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.[7][8][9] As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 53,805.[3]

Geography[edit]

Lakewood CDP is located at 40°05′38″N 74°12′41″W / 40.093975°N 74.211478°W / 40.093975; -74.211478 (40.093975,-74.211478). According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 7.323 square miles (18.966 km2), of which, 7.078 square miles (18.332 km2) of it is land and 0.245 square miles (0.634 km2) of it (3.35%) is water.[10][1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 9,970
1960 13,004 30.4%
1970 17,874 37.5%
1980 22,863 27.9%
1990 26,095 14.1%
2000 36,065 38.2%
2010 53,805 49.2%
Population sources: 1950[11]
1960-1970[12] 1960-1980[13]
1990-2010[9] 2000[14] 2010[3]

2010 Census[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 53,805 people, 10,592 households, and 8,918 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 7,601.8 per square mile (2,935.1 /km2). There were 11,226 housing units at an average density of 1,586.1 per square mile (612.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 85.79% (46,160) White, 4.75% (2,556) Black or African American, 0.28% (149) Native American, 0.50% (270) Asian, 0.03% (14) Pacific Islander, 7.41% (3,986) from other races, and 1.25% (670) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 17.74% (9,546) of the population.[3]

There were 10,592 households, of which 62.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.5% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.8% were non-families. 12.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.89 and the average family size was 5.23.[3]

In the CDP, 48.4% of the population were under the age of 18, 12.7% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 9.1% from 45 to 64, and 4.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 19.1 years. For every 100 females there were 106.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.2 males.[3]

2000 Census[edit]

As of the 2000 United States Census[5] there were 36,065 people, 8,984 households, and 6,971 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,944.8/km2 (5,039.2/mi2). There were 9,496 housing units at an average density of 512.1/km2 (1,326.8/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 77.64% White, 12.24% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.96% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 5.55% from other races, and 3.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 17.69% of the population.[14]

There were 8,984 households out of which 49.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.3% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.4% were non-families. 18.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.83 and the average family size was 4.36.[14]

In the CDP the population was spread out with 41.4% under the age of 18, 13.0% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 11.7% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 23 years. For every 100 females there were 101.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.7 males.[14]

The median income for a household in the CDP was $30,769, and the median income for a family was $32,748. Males had a median income of $35,672 versus $24,265 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $11,802. About 26.4% of families and 29.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 34.0% of those under age 18 and 18.5% of those age 65 or over.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Gazetteer of New Jersey Places, United States Census Bureau. Accessed June 13, 2013.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lakewood Census Designated Place, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed January 10, 2013.
  3. ^ a b c d e f DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data for Lakewood CDP CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 10, 2013.
  4. ^ Look Up a ZIP Code, United States Postal Service. Accessed January 10, 2013.
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ GCT-PH1 - Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place from the 2010 Census Summary File 1 for Ocean County, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 10, 2013.
  8. ^ 2006-2010 American Community Survey Geography for New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 10, 2013.
  9. ^ a b New Jersey: 2010 - Population and Housing Unit Counts - 2010 Census of Population and Housing (CPH-2-32), United States Census Bureau, August 2012. Accessed January 10, 2013.
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ Staff. A Report of the Seventeenth Decennial Census of the United States - Census of Population: 1950; Volume I - Number of Inhabitants, p. 30-11. Accessed January 12, 2013.
  12. ^ Staff. 1970 Census of Population: Volume I - Characteristics of the Population; Part I - United States Summary Section 1, United States Census Bureau, June 1973. Accessed January 12, 2013.
  13. ^ Staff. 1980 Census of Population: Number of Inhabitants United States Summary, p. 1-141. United States Census Bureau, June 1983. Accessed January 12, 2012.
  14. ^ a b c d e DP-1 - Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2000 from the Census 2000 Summary File 1 (SF 1) 100-Percent Data for Lakewood CDP CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 10, 2013.