Brass Castle, New Jersey

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Brass Castle, New Jersey
Map of Brass Castle CDP in Warren County
Map of Brass Castle CDP in Warren County
Coordinates: 40°45′47″N 75°01′34″W / 40.763125°N 75.026248°W / 40.763125; -75.026248Coordinates: 40°45′47″N 75°01′34″W / 40.763125°N 75.026248°W / 40.763125; -75.026248
Country United States
State New Jersey
CountyWarren
TownshipWashington
Named forJacob Brass
Area
 • Total2.934 sq mi (7.599 km2)
 • Land2.918 sq mi (7.557 km2)
 • Water0.016 sq mi (0.041 km2)  0.54%
Elevation492 ft (150 m)
Population
 • Total1,555
 • Density532.9/sq mi (205.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern (EDT))
Area code(s)908
FIPS code3407360[1][4]
GNIS feature ID02389234[1][5]

Brass Castle is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Washington Township, in Warren County, New Jersey, United States.[6] As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 1,555.[3] It is located in the easternmost region of the Lehigh Valley.

Brass Castle is named for Jacob Brass, an early settler of the area.[7]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Brass Castle had a total area of 2.934 square miles (7.599 km2), including 2.918 square miles (7.557 km2) of land and 0.016 square miles (0.041 km2) of water (0.54%).[1][8]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
19901,419
20001,5076.2%
20101,5553.2%
Population sources: 2000[9] 2010[3]

Census 2010[edit]

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 1,555 people, 552 households, and 452.1 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 532.9 per square mile (205.8/km2). There were 575 housing units at an average density of 197.1 per square mile (76.1/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.95% (1,492) White, 1.61% (25) Black or African American, 0.06% (1) Native American, 1.48% (23) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 0.26% (4) from other races, and 0.64% (10) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.22% (50) of the population.[3]

There were 552 households out of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.9% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.1% were non-families. 15.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.15.[3]

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 32.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.9 years. For every 100 females there were 95.1 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and older there were 97.8 males.[3]

Census 2000[edit]

As of the 2000 United States Census[4] there were 1,507 people, 517 households, and 436 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 199.3/km² (516.5/mi²). There were 535 housing units at an average density of 70.7/km² (183.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.21% White, 0.93% African American, 0.27% Asian, 0.46% from other races, and 0.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.66% of the population.[9]

There were 517 households out of which 42.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.2% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.5% were non-families. 13.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.18.[9]

In the CDP the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 12.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.1 males.[9]

The median income for a household in the CDP was $79,227, and the median income for a family was $84,783. Males had a median income of $51,689 versus $35,690 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $32,393. About 5.1% of families and 4.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.5% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Gazetteer of New Jersey Places, United States Census Bureau. Accessed July 21, 2016.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Brass Castle Census Designated Place, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed September 21, 2012.
  3. ^ a b c d e f DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data for Brass Castle CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 20, 2012.
  4. ^ a b American FactFinder, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  5. ^ US Board on Geographic Names, United States Geological Survey. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  6. ^ GCT-PH1 - Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place from the 2010 Census Summary File 1 for Warren County, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 21, 2012.
  7. ^ Federal Writers' Project (2007). New Jersey, a Guide to Its Present and Past. US History Publishers, 2007. p. 517. ISBN 1-60354-029-6.
  8. ^ US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  9. ^ 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 Brass Castle CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 20, 2012.