Ramtown, New Jersey

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Ramtown, New Jersey
Census-designated place
Map of Ramtown CDP in Monmouth County. Inset: Location of Monmouth County in New Jersey.
Map of Ramtown CDP in Monmouth County. Inset: Location of Monmouth County in New Jersey.
Coordinates: 40°06′53″N 74°09′01″W / 40.114713°N 74.150158°W / 40.114713; -74.150158Coordinates: 40°06′53″N 74°09′01″W / 40.114713°N 74.150158°W / 40.114713; -74.150158
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Monmouth
Township Howell
Area[1]
 • Total 2.203 sq mi (5.707 km2)
 • Land 2.192 sq mi (5.678 km2)
 • Water 0.011 sq mi (0.029 km2)  0.50%
Elevation[2] 59 ft (18 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 6,242
 • Density 2,847.4/sq mi (1,099.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 732/848
FIPS code 3461725[4]
GNIS feature ID 02389724[5]

Ramtown is a census-designated place and unincorporated community within Howell Township, in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.[6][7] As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 6,242.[3]

Geography[edit]

Ramtown CDP is located at 40°06′53″N 74°09′01″W / 40.114713°N 74.150158°W / 40.114713; -74.150158 (40.114713,-74.150158). According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 2.203 square miles (5.707 km2), of which, 2.192 square miles (5.678 km2) of it is land and 0.011 square miles (0.029 km2) of it (0.50%) is water.[1][8]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 5,932
2010 6,242 5.2%
Population sources:
2000-2010[6] 2000[9] 2010[3]

Census 2010[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 6,242 people, 1,924 households, and 1,687 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,847.4 per square mile (1,099.4 /km2). There were 1,963 housing units at an average density of 895.4 per square mile (345.7 /km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 91.53% (5,713) White, 2.84% (177) Black or African American, 0.11% (7) Native American, 2.77% (173) Asian, 0.11% (7) Pacific Islander, 1.43% (89) from other races, and 1.22% (76) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 7.43% (464) of the population.[3]

There were 1,924 households, of which 48.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.2% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.3% were non-families. 9.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 2.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.24 and the average family size was 3.49.[3]

In the CDP, 28.4% of the population were under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 32.1% from 45 to 64, and 5.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38.0 years. For every 100 females there were 96.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.2 males.[3]

Census 2000[edit]

As of the 2000 United States Census[4] there were 5,932 people, 1,742 households, and 1,576 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,111.8/km² (2,873.0/mi²). There were 1,788 housing units at an average density of 335.1/km² (866.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 92.99% White, 2.02% African American, 0.02% Native American, 2.19% Asian, 1.48% from other races, and 1.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.20% of the population.[9]

There were 1,742 households out of which 60.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 80.3% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 9.5% were non-families. 7.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.41 and the average family size was 3.60.[9]

In the CDP the age distribution of the population shows 36.1% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 35.8% from 25 to 44, 18.2% from 45 to 64, and 4.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 97.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.9 males.[9]

The median income for a household in the CDP was $73,339, and the median income for a family was $74,125. Males had a median income of $57,429 versus $38,274 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $23,042. About 2.8% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.5% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.[9]

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