Pine Hill, New Jersey

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Pine Hill, New Jersey
Borough
Borough of Pine Hill
Motto: "Home for a Lifetime"
Pine Hill highlighted in Camden County. Inset: Location of Camden County in the State of New Jersey.
Pine Hill highlighted in Camden County. Inset: Location of Camden County in the State of New Jersey.
Census Bureau map of Pine Hill, New Jersey
Census Bureau map of Pine Hill, New Jersey
Coordinates: 39°47′13″N 74°59′05″W / 39.786806°N 74.984657°W / 39.786806; -74.984657Coordinates: 39°47′13″N 74°59′05″W / 39.786806°N 74.984657°W / 39.786806; -74.984657[1][2]
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Camden
Incorporated April 23, 1929
Government[6]
 • Type Borough
 • Mayor Christopher Green (term ends December 31, 2013)[3]
 • Administrator / Clerk Jennica Bileci[4][5]
Area[2]
 • Total 3.913 sq mi (10.136 km2)
 • Land 3.871 sq mi (10.026 km2)
 • Water 0.042 sq mi (0.109 km2)  1.08%
Area rank 301st of 566 in state
9th of 37 in county[2]
Elevation [7] 174 ft (53 m)
Population (2010 Census)[8][9][10]
 • Total 10,233
 • Estimate (2012[11]) 10,571
 • Rank 239th of 566 in state
14th of 37 in county[12]
 • Density 2,643.4/sq mi (1,020.6/km2)
 • Density rank 236th of 566 in state
26th of 37 in county[12]
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code 08021[13][14]
Area code(s) 856[15]
FIPS code 3400758770[16][2][17]
GNIS feature ID 0885352[18][2]
Website www.pinehillboronj.com

Pine Hill is a borough in Camden County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough had a population of 10,233,[8][9][10] reflecting a decline of 647 (-5.9%) from the 10,880 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 1,026 (+10.4%) from the 9,854 counted in the 1990 Census.[19]

The Borough of Pine Hill was created on April 23, 1929, from Clementon Township, one of seven municipalities created from the now-defunct township, and one of five new municipalities (including Hi-Nella Borough, Lindenwold Borough, Pine Valley Borough and Somerdale Borough) created on that same date.[20]

Geography[edit]

Pine Hill is located at 39°47′13″N 74°59′05″W / 39.786806°N 74.984657°W / 39.786806; -74.984657 (39.786806,-74.984657). According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough had a total area of 3.913 square miles (10.136 km2), of which, 3.871 square miles (10.026 km2) of it is land and 0.042 square miles (0.109 km2) of it (1.08%) is water.[1][2]

The borough borders Berlin Borough, Clementon Borough, Gloucester Township, Lindenwold, Pine Valley, Winslow Township.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 1,392
1940 1,537 10.4%
1950 2,546 65.6%
1960 3,939 54.7%
1970 5,132 30.3%
1980 8,684 69.2%
1990 9,854 13.5%
2000 10,880 10.4%
2010 10,233 −5.9%
Est. 2012 10,571 [11] 3.3%
Population sources:1930-2000[21]
1930[22] 1930-1990[23]
2000[24][25] 2010[8][9][10]

Census 2010[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 10,233 people, 4,086 households, and 2,603 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,643.4 per square mile (1,020.6 /km2). There were 4,357 housing units at an average density of 1,125.5 per square mile (434.6 /km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 67.47% (6,904) White, 24.07% (2,463) Black or African American, 0.26% (27) Native American, 2.12% (217) Asian, 0.05% (5) Pacific Islander, 2.40% (246) from other races, and 3.63% (371) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 6.74% (690) of the population.[8]

There were 4,086 households, of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.6% were married couples living together, 18.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.3% were non-families. 29.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.10.[8]

In the borough, 23.9% of the population were under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 8.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35.1 years. For every 100 females there were 88.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.2 males.[8]

The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American Community Survey showed that (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) median household income was $53,236 (with a margin of error of +/- $3,808) and the median family income was $71,789 (+/- $4,439). Males had a median income of $47,094 (+/- $3,168) versus $41,711 (+/- $3,474) for females. The per capita income for the borough was $24,610 (+/- $1,792). About 11.0% of families and 13.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.1% of those under age 18 and 10.3% of those age 65 or over.[26]

Census 2000[edit]

As of the 2000 United States Census[16] there were 10,880 people, 4,214 households, and 2,743 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,768.4 people per square mile (1,068.9/km2). There were 4,444 housing units at an average density of 1,130.8 per square mile (436.6/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 76.79% White, 18.35% African American, 0.28% Native American, 1.41% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.21% from other races, and 1.95% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.64% of the population.[24][25]

There were 4,214 households out of which 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.9% were married couples living together, 16.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.9% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.18.[24][25]

In the borough the population was spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 34.9% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, and 8.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 90.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.8 males.[24][25]

The median income for a household in the borough was $42,035, and the median income for a family was $50,040. Males had a median income of $36,277 versus $29,826 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $18,613. About 5.9% of families and 7.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.9% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.[24][25]

Government[edit]

Local government[edit]

Pine Hill is governed under the Borough form of New Jersey municipal government. The government consists of a Mayor and a Borough Council made up of six council members, with all positions elected at-large on a partisan basis as part of the November general election. A Mayor is elected directly by the voters to a four-year term of office. The Borough Council consists of six members elected to serve three-year terms on a staggered basis, with two seats coming up for election each year in a three-year cycle.[6][27]

As of 2013, the Mayor of Pine Hill Borough is Democrat Christopher Green, whose term of office ends December 31, 2013.[28] Members of the Pine Hill Borough Council are Charles W. Jaxel, Jr. (2014), Thomas B. Knott (D, 2015), Ruth McCullen (2014), John J. Robb (D, 2015), Stephen Shultz (D, 2013) and Charles Warrington (D, 2013).[29][30][31][32]

Federal, state and county representation[edit]

Pine Hill is located in the 1st Congressional District[33] and is part of New Jersey's 8th state legislative district.[9][34][35] Prior to the 2011 reapportionment following the 2010 Census, Pine Hill had been in the 6th state legislative district.[36]

The seat for New Jersey's First Congressional District is currently vacant, having formerly been represented by Rob Andrews (D, Haddon Heights), who resigned on February 18, 2014.[37] 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)[38][39] and Bob Menendez (D, North Bergen).[40][41]

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).[42] The Governor of New Jersey is Chris Christie (R, Mendham Township).[43] The Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey is Kim Guadagno (R, Monmouth Beach).[44]

Camden County is governed by a Board of Chosen Freeholders, its seven members chosen at-large in partisan elections to three-year terms office on a staggered basis, with wither two or three seats coming up for election each year.[45] As of 2014, Camden County's Freeholders are Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. (Collingswood, term ends December 31, 2014)[46], Freeholder Deputy Director Edward McDonnell (Pennsauken Township, 2016)[47], Michelle Gentek (Gloucester Township, 2015)[48], Ian K. Leonard (Camden, 2015)[49], Scot N. McCray (Camden, 2014)[50], Jeffrey L. Nash (Cherry Hill, 2015)[51] and Carmen Rodriguez (Merchantville, 2016).[52][53][54] Constitutional officers elected countywide are County Clerk Joseph Ripa,[55] Sheriff Charles H. Billingham[56] and Surrogate Patricia Egan "Pat" Jones.[57]

Politics[edit]

As of March 23, 2011, there were a total of 6,425 registered voters in Pine Hill, of which 2,586 (40.2%) were registered as Democrats, 634 (9.9%) were registered as Republicans and 3,201 (49.8%) were registered as Unaffiliated. There were 4 voters registered to other parties.[58]

In the 2008 presidential election, Democrat Barack Obama received 70.4% of the vote here (3,029 cast), ahead of Republican John McCain, who received around 26.2% (1,127 votes), with 4,304 ballots cast among the borough's 6,203 registered voters, for a turnout of 69.4%.[59] In the 2004 presidential election, Democrat John Kerry received 65.5% of the vote here (2,578 ballots cast), outpolling Republican George W. Bush, who received around 32.9% (1,294 votes), with 3,936 ballots cast among the borough's 5,912 registered voters, for a turnout percentage of 66.6.[60]

In the 2009 gubernatorial election, Democrat Jon Corzine received 55.4% of the vote here (1,165 ballots cast), ahead of both Republican Chris Christie with 36.6% (769 votes) and Independent Chris Daggett with 4.9% (102 votes), with 2,103 ballots cast among the borough's 6,369 registered voters, yielding a 33.0% turnout.[61]

Education[edit]

The Pine Hill Schools serve public school students in pre-Kindergarten through twelfth grade. Schools in the district (with 2010-11 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[62]) are two preK-5 elementary schools — Dr. Albert Bean Elementary School[63] (363 students) and John H. Glenn Elementary School[64] (416 students) — Pine Hill Middle School[65] for grades 6-8 (363 students) and Overbrook High School[66] for grades 9-12 (786 students).[67][68] The district's high school serves students from the communities of Berlin Township and Clementon borough as part of sending/receiving relationships.[69]

Transportation[edit]

The borough had a total of 32.13 miles (51.71 km) of roadways, of which 24.15 miles (38.87 km) are maintained by the municipality and 7.98 miles (12.84 km) by Camden County.[70]

New Jersey Transit bus service between the borough and Philadelphia is available on the 403 route.[71]

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