Leisure Village, New Jersey

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Leisure Village, New Jersey
Census-designated place
Map of Leisure Village CDP in Ocean County. Inset: Location of Ocean County in New Jersey.
Map of Leisure Village CDP in Ocean County. Inset: Location of Ocean County in New Jersey.
Coordinates: 40°02′38″N 74°11′10″W / 40.043765°N 74.186217°W / 40.043765; -74.186217Coordinates: 40°02′38″N 74°11′10″W / 40.043765°N 74.186217°W / 40.043765; -74.186217
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Ocean
Township Lakewood
Area[1]
 • Total 1.394 sq mi (3.610 km2)
 • Land 1.310 sq mi (3.393 km2)
 • Water 0.084 sq mi (0.217 km2)  6.00%
Elevation[2] 49 ft (15 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 4,400
 • Density 3,358.6/sq mi (1,296.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
FIPS code 3439900[1][4]
GNIS feature ID 02390051[1][5]

Leisure Village is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Lakewood Township, in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.[6][7][8][9] As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 4,400.[3] The sprawling active adult community is also locally known as "Original" Leisure Village because it was the first of three neighboring active adult communities bearing similar names. Leisure Village East, and Leisure Village West are the other two communities nearby. Original Leisure Village (OLV) is also referred to by the moniker "The Village of Seven Lakes."

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 1.394 square miles (3.610 km2), including 1.310 square miles (3.393 km2) of land and 0.084 square miles (0.217 km2) of water (6.00%).[1][10]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 4,295
2000 4,443 3.4%
2010 4,400 −1.0%
Population sources:
1990-2010[8] 2000[11] 2010[3]

Census 2010[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 4,400 people, 2,664 households, and 887.1 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,358.6 per square mile (1,296.8/km2). There were 3,080 housing units at an average density of 2,351.0 per square mile (907.7/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 82.91% (3,648) White, 9.93% (437) Black or African American, 0.16% (7) Native American, 0.80% (35) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 5.00% (220) from other races, and 1.20% (53) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 16.20% (713) of the population.[3]

There were 2,664 households, of which 5.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 21.8% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 66.7% were non-families. 62.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 51.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.63 and the average family size was 2.65.[3]

In the CDP, 9.3% of the population were under the age of 18, 4.1% from 18 to 24, 10.1% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 55.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 68.1 years. For every 100 females there were 60.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 57.6 males.[3]

Census 2000[edit]

As of the 2000 United States Census[4] there were 4,443 people, 2,805 households, and 984 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,394.7/km2 (3,601.0/mi2). There were 3,122 housing units at an average density of 980.0/km2 (2,530.3/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.70% White, 3.26% African American, 0.02% Native American, 0.54% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.22% from other races, and 1.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.78% of the population.[11]

There were 2,805 households out of which 4.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 28.0% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 64.9% were non-families. 62.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 55.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.56 and the average family size was 2.45.[11]

In the CDP the population was spread out with 7.3% under the age of 18, 2.4% from 18 to 24, 9.1% from 25 to 44, 15.5% from 45 to 64, and 65.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 72 years. For every 100 females there were 54.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 51.4 males.[11]

The median income for a household in the CDP was $24,496, and the median income for a family was $33,179. Males had a median income of $37,045 versus $24,816 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $23,246. About 4.0% of families and 6.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 6.5% of those age 65 or over.[11]

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: Leisure Village Census Designated Place, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed January 10, 2013.
  3. ^ a b c d e f DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data for Leisure Village CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 10, 2013.
  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 Ocean County, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 10, 2013.
  7. ^ 2006-2010 American Community Survey Geography for New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 10, 2013.
  8. ^ a b New Jersey: 2010 - Population and Housing Unit Counts - 2010 Census of Population and Housing (CPH-2-32), United States Census Bureau, August 2012. Accessed January 10, 2013.
  9. ^ Locality Search, State of New Jersey. Accessed April 19, 2015.
  10. ^ US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  11. ^ 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 Leisure Village CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed January 10, 2013.

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