Woodbridge (CDP), New Jersey

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Woodbridge, New Jersey
Census-designated place
Map of Woodbridge CDP in Middlesex County. Inset: Location of Middlesex County in New Jersey.
Map of Woodbridge CDP in Middlesex County. Inset: Location of Middlesex County in New Jersey.
Coordinates: 40°33′18″N 74°17′06″W / 40.554981°N 74.285014°W / 40.554981; -74.285014Coordinates: 40°33′18″N 74°17′06″W / 40.554981°N 74.285014°W / 40.554981; -74.285014
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Middlesex
Township Woodbridge
Area[1]
 • Total 3.861 sq mi (10.000 km2)
 • Land 3.846 sq mi (9.962 km2)
 • Water 0.015 sq mi (0.039 km2)  0.39%
Elevation[2] 30 ft (9 m)
Population (2010 Census)[3]
 • Total 19,265
 • Density 5,008.8/sq mi (1,933.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code 07095[4]
Area code(s) 732/848
FIPS code 3481950[5][1]
GNIS feature ID 02390527[6][1]

Woodbridge is a census-designated place and unincorporated community within Woodbridge Township, in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.[7][8] As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 19,265.[3] Despite the similarity in the name of the CDP and the township, the two are not one and the same, as had been the case for most paired Township / CDP combinations prior to the 2010 Census, in which the CDP was coextensive with a township of the same name.

Geography[edit]

Woodbridge is located at 40°33′18″N 74°17′06″W / 40.554981°N 74.285014°W / 40.554981; -74.285014 (40.554981,-74.285014). According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 3.861 square miles (10.000 km2), of which, 3.846 square miles (9.962 km2) of it is land and 0.015 square miles (0.039 km2) of it (0.39%) is water.[9][1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 17,434
2000 18,309 5.0%
2010 19,265 5.2%
Population sources:
1990-2010[7] 2000[10] 2010[3]

Census 2010[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 19,265 people, 7,378 households, and 5,120 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 5,008.8 per square mile (1,933.9 /km2). There were 7,728 housing units at an average density of 2,009.2 per square mile (775.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 59.68% (11,497) White, 9.36% (1,804) Black or African American, 0.38% (73) Native American, 20.83% (4,012) Asian, 0.06% (12) Pacific Islander, 6.84% (1,318) from other races, and 2.85% (549) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 18.20% (3,506) of the population.[3]

There were 7,378 households, of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.9% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.6% were non-families. 25.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.14.[3]

In the CDP, 22.3% of the population were under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 32.7% from 25 to 44, 26.0% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36.6 years. For every 100 females there were 93.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.9 males.[3]

Census 2000[edit]

As of the 2000 United States Census[5] there were 18,309 people, 7,290 households, and 4,847 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,826.7/km² (4,727.1/mi²). There were 7,512 housing units at an average density of 749.5/km² (1,939.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 74.44% White, 7.64% African American, 0.12% Native American, 12.85% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 2.96% from other races, and 1.97% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.84% of the population.[10]

There were 7,290 households out of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.9% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.5% were non-families. 27.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.06.[10]

In the CDP the population was spread out with 21.4% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 35.9% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.0 males.[10]

The median income for a household in the CDP was $60,594, and the median income for a family was $70,184. Males had a median income of $50,071 versus $34,928 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $26,728. About 3.9% of families and 5.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.2% of those under age 18 and 8.0% of those age 65 or over.[10]

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