Readington Township, New Jersey

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Readington Township, New Jersey
Township
Township of Readington
Map of Readington Township in Hunterdon County. Inset: Location of Hunterdon County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Map of Readington Township in Hunterdon County. Inset: Location of Hunterdon County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Census Bureau map of Readington Township, New Jersey
Census Bureau map of Readington Township, New Jersey
Coordinates: 40°34′54″N 74°46′40″W / 40.581601°N 74.777851°W / 40.581601; -74.777851Coordinates: 40°34′54″N 74°46′40″W / 40.581601°N 74.777851°W / 40.581601; -74.777851[1][2]
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Hunterdon
Royal Charter July 15, 1730
Incorporated February 21, 1798
Government[6]
 • Type Township
 • Mayor Julia Allen (term ends December 31, 2013)[3]
 • Administrator / Clerk Vita Mekovetz[4][5]
Area[2]
 • Total 48.039 sq mi (124.421 km2)
 • Land 47.736 sq mi (123.636 km2)
 • Water 0.303 sq mi (0.784 km2)  0.63%
Area rank 34th of 566 in state
1st of 26 in county[2]
Elevation[7] 213 ft (65 m)
Population (2010 Census)[8][9][10]
 • Total 16,126
 • Estimate (2012[11]) 15,961
 • Rank 157th of 566 in state
2nd of 26 in county[12]
 • Density 337.8/sq mi (130.4/km2)
 • Density rank 468th of 566 in state
15th of 26 in county[12]
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code 08870 - Readington[13]
08888 - Whitehouse[14]
08889 - Whitehouse Station[15]
Area code(s) 908
FIPS code 3401962250[16][2][17]
GNIS feature ID 0882178[18][2]
Website Official website
Readington Reformed Church in Readington Village

Readington Township is a township located in the easternmost portion of Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 16,126,[8][9][10] reflecting an increase of 323 (+2.0%) from the 15,803 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 2,403 (+17.9%) from the 13,400 counted in the 1990 Census.[19] Nationwide, Readington Township ranked 87th in 2000 among the Highest-income places in the United States with a population of at least 10,000.[citation needed]

Whitehouse Station (2010 Census population of 2,089[20]) is a census-designated place and unincorporated community located within Readington Township.[21]

Created by Royal charter of King George II, "Reading" Township was formed on July 15, 1730, from portions of Amwell Township. It was the first new township created after Hunterdon became a county. The Township was incorporated as Readingtown Township, one of New Jersey's initial group of 104 townships, on February 21, 1798. Portions of the township were annexed by Tewksbury Township in 1832 and 1861.[22]

Covering more than 48 square miles (120 km2), it is the largest township in the county, covering almost 11% of the county's area.[23] Over 8,000 acres (32 km2) of land have been preserved. Readington Township is bounded on the north by the Lamington River and Rockaway Creek; to the east by Somerset County, which existed as the boundary between East and West Jersey from 1688–1695;[24] to the south, the South Branch of the Raritan River; and to the west by the old West Jersey Society's line which crosses the Cushetunk Mountains.

Geography[edit]

Readington Township is located at 40°34′54″N 74°46′40″W / 40.581601°N 74.777851°W / 40.581601; -74.777851 (40.581601,-74.777851). According to the United States Census Bureau, the township had a total area of 48.039 square miles (124.421 km2), of which, 47.736 square miles (123.636 km2) of it is land and 0.303 square miles (0.784 km2) of it (0.63%) is water.[1][2]

The township borders Raritan Township, Clinton Township, and Tewksbury Township. Readington Township also borders Branchburg in Somerset County.

Cushetunk Mountain is a ring-shaped mountain located in Clinton Township. Once an active volcano, the diabase mountain was formed 160 million years ago. The Lenape called the mountain "Cushetunk" meaning "place of hogs".[25] In the 1960s, the valley was filled with water to create Round Valley Reservoir, at 180 feet (55 m) in depth the second-deepest in the state.[26]

Communities[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1810 1,717
1820 1,964 14.4%
1830 2,102 7.0%
1840 2,373 12.9%
1850 2,836 19.5%
1860 3,076 8.5%
1870 3,070 −0.2%
1880 3,103 1.1%
1890 2,813 −9.3%
1900 2,670 −5.1%
1910 2,569 −3.8%
1920 2,525 −1.7%
1930 2,811 11.3%
1940 2,905 3.3%
1950 4,080 40.4%
1960 6,147 50.7%
1970 7,688 25.1%
1980 10,855 41.2%
1990 13,400 23.4%
2000 15,803 17.9%
2010 16,126 2.0%
Est. 2012 15,961 [11] −1.0%
Population sources:
1810-1920[27] 1840[28] 1850-1870[29]
1850[30] 1870[31] 1880-1890[32]
1890-1910[33] 1910-1930[34]
1930-1990[35] 2000[36][37] 2010[8][9][10]

Census 2010[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 16,126 people, 5,971 households, and 4,496 families residing in the township. The population density was 337.8 per square mile (130.4 /km2). There were 6,191 housing units at an average density of 129.7 per square mile (50.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the township was 93.09% (15,011) White, 1.33% (214) Black or African American, 0.11% (18) Native American, 3.60% (581) Asian, 0.01% (1) Pacific Islander, 0.77% (124) from other races, and 1.10% (177) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 3.93% (633) of the population.[8]

There were 5,971 households, of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.0% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.7% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.15.[8]

In the township, 25.1% of the population were under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 20.4% from 25 to 44, 35.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44.4 years. For every 100 females there were 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.1 males.[8]

The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American Community Survey showed that (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) median household income was $120,821 (with a margin of error of +/- $9,180) and the median family income was $138,171 (+/- $10,232). Males had a median income of $100,647 (+/- $11,576) versus $61,372 (+/- $6,196) for females. The per capita income for the borough was $55,493 (+/- $4,019). About 1.3% of families and 1.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.7% of those under age 18 and 1.7% of those age 65 or over.[38]

Census 2000[edit]

As of the 2000 United States Census[16] there were 15,803 people, 5,676 households, and 4,410 families residing in the township. The population density was 331.4 people per square mile (127.9/km²). There were 5,794 housing units at an average density of 121.5 per square mile (46.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 95.14% White, 0.76% African American, 0.06% Native American, 2.56% Asian, 0.53% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.05% of the population.[36][37]

There were 5,676 households out of which 37.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.3% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.3% were non-families. 18.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.18.[36][37]

In the township the population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 97.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.7 males.[36][37]

The median income for a household in the township was $95,356, and the median income for a family was $106,343. Males had a median income of $66,778 versus $48,385 for females. The per capita income for the township was $41,000. About 0.7% of families and 1.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.4% of those under age 18 and 1.8% of those age 65 or over.[36][37]

Government[edit]

Local government[edit]

Readington Township is governed under the Township form of government with a five-member Township Committee. The Township Committee is elected directly by the voters in partisan elections to serve three-year terms of office on a staggered basis, with one or two seats coming up for election each year.[6] At an annual reorganization meeting, the Township Committee selects one of its members to serve as Mayor. The Mayor serves as chair of the Township Committee and has the powers vested in the mayor's office by general law.[39]

As of 2013, members of the Readington Township Committee are Mayor Julia C. Allen (term of office as mayor ends December 31, 2013; term on committee ends 2014), Deputy Mayor Beatrice Muir (term as deputy member and on committee ends 2013), Thomas S. Auriemma (2015), Betty Ann Fort (2013) and Frank L. Gatti (2014).[40]

Federal, state and county representation[edit]

Readington Township is located in the 7th Congressional District[41] and is part of New Jersey's 16th state legislative district.[9][42][43] Prior to the 2011 reapportionment following the 2010 Census, Readington Township had been in the 23rd state legislative district.[44]

New Jersey's Seventh Congressional District is represented by Leonard Lance (R, Clinton Township).[45] 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)[46][47] and Bob Menendez (D, Paramus).[48][49]

For the 2014-2015 Session, the 16th District of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Christopher Bateman (R, Somerville) and in the General Assembly by Jack Ciattarelli (R, Hillsborough Township) and Donna Simon (R, Readington Township). [50][51] The Governor of New Jersey is Chris Christie (R, Mendham Township).[52] The Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey is Kim Guadagno (R, Monmouth Beach).[53]

Hunterdon County is governed by a five-member Board of Chosen Freeholders, who serve three-year terms of office at-large on a staggered basis, with either one or two seats up for election each year. At an annual reorganization meeting held each January, the freeholders select one member to serve as the board's Director and another to serve as Deputy Director.[54] As of 2014, Hunterdon County's Freeholders are Freeholder Director J. Matthew Holt (R; Clinton Town, 2015),[55] Freeholder Deputy Director John King (R; Raritan Township, 2015),[56] Suzanne Lagay (R; Holland Township, 2016),[57] John E. Lanza (R; Flemington, 2016)[58] and Robert G. Walton (R; Hampton, 2014).[59][60] Constitutional officers elected on a countywide basis are County Clerk Mary H. Melfi (R; Flemington, 2017),[61] Sheriff Fredrick W. Brown (R; Alexandria Township, 2016)[62] and Surrogate Susan J. Hoffman (R; Kingwood Township, 2018).[63][64][65]

Politics[edit]

As of March 23, 2011, there were a total of 11,223 registered voters in Readington Township, of which 1,745 (15.5%) were registered as Democrats, 5,118 (45.6%) were registered as Republicans and 4,354 (38.8%) were registered as Unaffiliated. There were 6 voters registered to other parties.[66]

In the 2008 presidential election, Republican John McCain received 61.1% of the vote here (5,646 cast), ahead of Democrat Barack Obama with 37.0% (3,425 votes) and other candidates with 1.1% (100 votes), among the 9,245 ballots cast by the township's 11,302 registered voters, for a turnout of 81.8%.[67] In the 2004 presidential election, Republican George W. Bush received 63.5% of the vote here (5,566 ballots cast), outpolling Democrat John Kerry with 35.7% (3,127 votes) and other candidates with 0.9% (91 votes), among the 8,767 ballots cast by the township's 10,679 registered voters, for a turnout percentage of 82.1.[68]

In the 2009 gubernatorial election, Republican Chris Christie received 70.4% of the vote here (4,771 ballots cast), ahead of Democrat Jon Corzine with 20.6% (1,395 votes), Independent Chris Daggett with 7.3% (495 votes) and other candidates with 0.7% (46 votes), among the 6,777 ballots cast by the township's 11,169 registered voters, yielding a 60.7% turnout.[69]

Education[edit]

The Readington Township Public Schools serve students in grades kindergarten through grade eight. Schools in the district (with 2010-11 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[70]) are Three Bridges School (PreK-3; 382 students), Whitehouse School (K-3; 381), Holland Brook School (4-5; 497) and Readington Middle School (6-8; 763).

Students in public school for grade 9 - 12 attend the Hunterdon Central High School, part of the Hunterdon Central Regional High School District, which serves students in central Hunterdon County. Students from Delaware Township, East Amwell Township, Flemington Borough, Raritan Township and Readington Township attend Hunterdon Central High School.[71][72]

Business[edit]

Readington Township is home to the global headquarters of Merck & Co., one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the country. It is also home to the personal and commercial lines of insurance of Chubb Corporation, and the Quick Chek Corporation, which operates over 100 convenience stores throughout New Jersey and New York.[citation needed]

Readington's business climate benefits from its proximity to major highways, Princeton, Bridgewater Township and other centers of business in central New Jersey.

Emergency services[edit]

Readington Township is served by a full-time Police Department, two ambulances staffed by the Whitehouse Rescue Squad (primarily paid staff), and four volunteer Fire Companies.

EMS & Rescue Services[edit]

  • The Whitehouse First Aid & Rescue Squad Station 22 Rescue was formed in 1950 and provides the lead EMS & Rescue coordination for the Township under the leadership of Chief Jeff Herzog. They are a blended department, with over 40 EMTs, approximately 4 or 5 of which are active and 25 career EMT's which answer approximately 90% of all calls, if not more. The squad has a rescue services division led by volunteers for rescue operations such as automobile extrication, confined space and water rescue. 22 Rescue has two stations. One at the Three Bridges Fire Department, and one in Whitehouse Station, also staffed primarily by paid employees.[73]

Fire Departments[edit]

The following volunteer fire departments serve the Township:

  • East Whitehouse Volunteer Fire Co. (Station 31 Fire)
  • Readington Volunteer Fire Co. (Station 32 Fire)
  • Three Bridges Volunteer Fire Co. (Station 33 Fire)
  • Whitehouse Station Volunteer Fire Co. #1 (Station 22 Fire)

Transportation[edit]

Whitehouse Station

Interstate 78, U.S. Route 202, Route 22 and Route 31 all pass through the township.

The township is also served by New Jersey Transit's White House station, offering service on the Raritan Valley Line to Newark Penn Station and Hoboken Terminal, with connecting service to Penn Station New York in Midtown Manhattan. NJ Transit provides local bus service on the 884 route.[74]

Community[edit]

The Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2012.[75] The event held at Solberg-Hunterdon Airport is the largest summertime hot air balloon festival in North America.[76]

FBI Shootout[edit]

On April 5, 2007, a shootout near a PNC Bank branch on U.S. Route 22 in Readington resulted in the death of an FBI agent. FBI Agent Barry Lee Bush, assigned to the Newark FBI Office, was investigating a string of bank robberies in Central New Jersey, was airlifted to a New Brunswick hospital where he was pronounced dead. All three suspects were caught.[77]

Museums[edit]

Readington is home to several museums and offers many programs for adults and children. The Bouman-Stickney Homestead is located off of Dreahook Road in the hamlet of Stanton. Coldbrook School, the site of living history programs for the township's elementary school children is in the northern section of town, and the Eversole-Hall House is located on Route 523, next to the Municipal building.[78] Taylor's Mill was built around 1760 by John Taylor. The township plans to make Taylor's Mill a fourth township museum because it is the only remaining pre-revolutionary mill in the town and of its role of providing troops with food during the Revolutionary War.

Notable people[edit]

Notable current and former residents of Readington Township include:

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