Leisuretowne, New Jersey

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Leisuretowne, New Jersey
Census-designated place
Map of Leisuretowne CDP in Burlington County. Inset: Location of Burlington County in New Jersey.
Map of Leisuretowne CDP in Burlington County. Inset: Location of Burlington County in New Jersey.
Coordinates: 39°53′36″N 74°42′29″W / 39.89342°N 74.708177°W / 39.89342; -74.708177Coordinates: 39°53′36″N 74°42′29″W / 39.89342°N 74.708177°W / 39.89342; -74.708177
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Burlington
Township Southampton
Area[1]
 • Total 2.043 sq mi (5.291 km2)
 • Land 1.915 sq mi (4.960 km2)
 • Water 0.128 sq mi (0.331 km2)  6.25%
Elevation[2] 46 ft (14 m)
Population (2010 Census)[3]
 • Total 3,582
 • Density 1,870.3/sq mi (722.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 609
FIPS code 3439885[1][4][5]
GNIS feature ID 02390054[1][6]

Leisuretowne is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community located within Southampton Township, in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States.[7][8][9] As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 3,582.[3]

Leisuretowne is a retirement village, with a standing rule of having prospective residents reach the age of 55 before purchasing a home.[10] Two thirds of the CDPs residents are 65 years of age or older.[3]

Geography[edit]

Leisuretowne is located at 39°53′36″N 74°42′29″W / 39.89342°N 74.708177°W / 39.89342; -74.708177 (39.89342,-74.708177). According to the United States Census Bureau, Leisuretowne had a total area of 2.043 square miles (5.291 km2), of which, 1.915 square miles (4.960 km2) of it is land and 0.128 square miles (0.331 km2) of it (6.25%) is water.[1][11]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 2,552
2000 2,535 −0.7%
2010 3,582 41.3%
Population sources:
1990-2010[9] 2000[12] 2010[3]

Census 2010[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 3,582 people, 2,204 households, and 1,078 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,870.3 per square mile (722.1/km2). There were 2,351 housing units at an average density of 1,227.5 per square mile (473.9/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.12% (3,443) White, 2.60% (93) Black or African American, 0.08% (3) Native American, 0.70% (25) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 0.08% (3) from other races, and 0.42% (15) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 0.98% (35) of the population.[3]

There were 2,204 households, of which 2.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.6% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 51.1% were non-families. 48.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 40.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.63 and the average family size was 2.21.[3]

In the CDP, 2.9% of the population were under the age of 18, 1.9% from 18 to 24, 4.7% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 66.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 71.1 years. For every 100 females there were 71.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 70.0 males.[3]

Census 2000[edit]

As of the 2000 United States Census[4] there were 2,535 people, 1,628 households, and 817 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 546.8/km2 (1,419.5/mi2). There were 1,709 housing units at an average density of 368.6/km2 (957.0/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.46% White, 1.07% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.12% Asian, and 0.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.75% of the population.[12]

There were 1,628 households out of which 0.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.8% were married couples living together, 3.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 49.8% were non-families. 47.6% 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 1.56 and the average family size was 2.07.[12]

In the CDP the population was spread out with 0.2% under the age of 18, 0.4% from 18 to 24, 1.9% from 25 to 44, 17.9% from 45 to 64, and 79.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 74 years. For every 100 females there were 67.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 67.0 males.[12]

The median income for a household in the CDP was $30,020, and the median income for a family was $36,526. Males had a median income of $42,143 versus $32,969 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $27,581. None of the families and 2.5% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 2.2% of those over 64.[12]

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: Leisuretowne Census Designated Place, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed August 13, 2012.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data for Leisuretowne CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed August 13, 2012.
  4. ^ a b American FactFinder, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  5. ^ A Cure for the Common Codes: New Jersey, Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed June 17, 2013.
  6. ^ US Board on Geographic Names, United States Geological Survey. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  7. ^ GCT-PH1 - Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place from the 2010 Census Summary File 1 for Burlington County, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed June 17, 2013.
  8. ^ 2006-2010 American Community Survey Geography for New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed June 17, 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, p. III-3, August 2012. Accessed June 17, 2013.
  10. ^ Guarnieri, Thom. "Hatching a strategy to control area geese", The Philadelphia Inquirer, May 27, 2002. Accessed February 13, 2008. "An estimated 300 Canada geese have taken up residence at LeisureTowne, an over-55 community in Southampton, manager Karen J. Mesler said."
  11. ^ US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  12. ^ 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 Leisuretowne CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed August 13, 2012.

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