Leisure Knoll, New Jersey

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Leisure Knoll, New Jersey
Census-designated place
Map of Leisure Knoll CDP in Ocean County. Inset: Location of Ocean County in New Jersey.
Map of Leisure Knoll CDP in Ocean County. Inset: Location of Ocean County in New Jersey.
Coordinates: 40°01′05″N 74°17′23″W / 40.018055°N 74.28963°W / 40.018055; -74.28963Coordinates: 40°01′05″N 74°17′23″W / 40.018055°N 74.28963°W / 40.018055; -74.28963
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Ocean
Township Manchester
Area[1]
 • Total 0.895 sq mi (2.317 km2)
 • Land 0.888 sq mi (2.299 km2)
 • Water 0.007 sq mi (0.018 km2)  0.80%
Elevation[2] 75 ft (23 m)
Population (2010 Census)[3]
 • Total 2,490
 • Density 2,805.5/sq mi (1,083.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
FIPS code 3439883[1][4]
GNIS feature ID 02390050[1][5]

Leisure Knoll is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated area located within Manchester Township, in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.[6][7][8] As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 2,490.[3]

Geography[edit]

Leisure Knoll is located at 40°01′05″N 74°17′23″W / 40.018055°N 74.28963°W / 40.018055; -74.28963 (40.018055,-74.28963). According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 0.895 square miles (2.317 km2), of which, 0.888 square miles (2.299 km2) of it is land and 0.007 square miles (0.018 km2) of it (0.80%) is water.[9][1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 2,707
2000 2,467 −8.9%
2010 2,490 0.9%
Population sources:
1990-2010[8] 2000[10] 2010[3]

Census 2010[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 2,490 people, 1,499 households, and 737.5 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,805.5 per square mile (1,083.2 /km2). There were 1,627 housing units at an average density of 1,833.1 per square mile (707.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.59% (2,430) White, 1.41% (35) Black or African American, 0.00% (0) Native American, 0.36% (9) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 0.20% (5) from other races, and 0.44% (11) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 1.89% (47) of the population.[3]

There were 1,499 households, of which 0.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.2% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 50.8% were non-families. 48.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 42.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.57 and the average family size was 2.09.[3]

In the CDP, 0.2% of the population were under the age of 18, 0.5% from 18 to 24, 1.7% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 79.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 75.0 years. For every 100 females there were 65.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 65.1 males.[3]

Census 2000[edit]

As of the 2000 United States Census[4] there were 2,467 people, 1,540 households, and 845 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,082.4/km2 (2,788.1/mi2). There were 1,634 housing units at an average density of 716.9/km2 (1,846.7/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.87% White, 0.45% African American, 0.28% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.16% from other races, and 0.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.73% of the population.[10]

There were 1,540 households out of which none had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.1% were married couples living together, 3.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 45.1% were non-families. 43.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 40.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.60 and the average family size was 2.06.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 0.1% under the age of 18, 0.2% from 18 to 24, 1.1% from 25 to 44, 13.9% from 45 to 64, and 84.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 75 years. For every 100 females there were 68.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 68.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $36,207, and the median income for a family was $41,741. Males had a median income of $41,964 versus $27,727 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $25,012. About 1.6% of families and 2.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 1.2% of those age 65 or over.[10]

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: Leisure Knoll Census Designated Place, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed January 11, 2013.
  3. ^ a b c d e f DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data for Leisure Knoll CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 11, 2013.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ 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 11, 2013.
  7. ^ 2006-2010 American Community Survey Geography for New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 11, 2013.
  8. ^ 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 11, 2013.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ a b c DP-1 - Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2000 from the Census 2000 Summary File 1 (SF 1) 100-Percent Data for Leisure Knoll CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 11, 2013.