Harlingen, New Jersey
Harlingen, New Jersey
Harlingen as seen from westbound Harlingen Road
|Coordinates: Coordinates: |
|• Total||0.717 sq mi (1.858 km2)|
|• Land||0.717 sq mi (1.858 km2)|
|• Water||0.000 sq mi (0.000 km2) 0.00%|
|Elevation||79 ft (24 m)|
|• Density||414.1/sq mi (159.9/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (Eastern (EDT))|
|Area code(s)||609 and 732/848|
|GNIS feature ID||02584000|
Harlingen is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Montgomery Township, in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 297.
It is adjacent to the historical areas of Dutchtown and Bridgepoint. Harlingen Road and U.S. Route 206 intersect in the center of Harlingen. The Harlingen Dutch Reformed Church on Route 206 is extant and had an associated cemetery. The town was a stop on the short-lived Mercer and Somerset Railway.
|Population sources: 2010|
As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 297 people, 93 households, and 81 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 414.1 per square mile (159.9/km2). There were 98 housing units at an average density of 136.6 per square mile (52.7/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 77.78% (231) White, 1.68% (5) Black or African American, 0.00% (0) Native American, 16.50% (49) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 2.36% (7) from other races, and 1.68% (5) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.72% (17) of the population.
There were 93 households out of which 54.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 79.6% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.9% were non-families. 10.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.19 and the average family size was 3.46.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 30.6% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 16.2% from 25 to 44, 38.7% from 45 to 64, and 7.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42.3 years. For every 100 females there were 113.7 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and older there were 100.0 males.
Harlingen Dutch Reformed Church
The Harlingen Dutch Reformed Church is in the Belle Mead, New Jersey section of Montgomery Township. The congregation was organized in 1727, and the minister was one of the major antagonists in the dispute between the traditionalists and the American party that contested governance of the Dutch Reformed Church. The church is still active.
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