Old Bridge (CDP), New Jersey

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Old Bridge, New Jersey
Census-designated place
Map of Old Bridge CDP in Middlesex County. Inset: Location of Middlesex County in New Jersey.
Map of Old Bridge CDP in Middlesex County. Inset: Location of Middlesex County in New Jersey.
Coordinates: 40°23′48″N 74°20′04″W / 40.396577°N 74.334317°W / 40.396577; -74.334317Coordinates: 40°23′48″N 74°20′04″W / 40.396577°N 74.334317°W / 40.396577; -74.334317[1][2]
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Middlesex
Township Old Bridge
Area[1]
 • Total 7.274 sq mi (18.839 km2)
 • Land 7.100 sq mi (18.389 km2)
 • Water 0.174 sq mi (0.450 km2)  2.39%
Elevation[3] 20 ft (6 m)
Population (2010 Census)[4]
 • Total 23,753
 • Density 3,345.5/sq mi (1,291.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code 08857[5]
Area code(s) 732/848
FIPS code 3454690[1][6][7]
GNIS feature ID 02389616[1][8]

Old Bridge is a census-designated place (CDP) in Old Bridge Township, in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.[9][10][11] As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 23,753.[4] 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.[9]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 7.274 square miles (18.839 km2), including 7.100 square miles (18.389 km2) of land and 0.174 square miles (0.450 km2) of water (2.39%).[1][2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 22,240
1980 21,815 −1.9%
1990 22,151 1.5%
2000 22,833 3.1%
2010 23,753 4.0%
Population sources: 1980[12]
1990-2010[9] 2000[13] 2010[4]

Census 2010[edit]

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 23,753 people, 7,775 households, and 6,368 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,345.5 per square mile (1,291.7/km2). There were 7,987 housing units at an average density of 1,124.9 per square mile (434.3/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 79.56% (18,897) White, 4.38% (1,041) Black or African American, 0.18% (43) Native American, 11.07% (2,630) Asian, 0.02% (5) Pacific Islander, 2.64% (626) from other races, and 2.15% (511) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.97% (2,606) of the population.[4]

There were 7,775 households out of which 39.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.6% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.1% were non-families. 15.3% 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 3.03 and the average family size was 3.39.[4]

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 29.8% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40.2 years. For every 100 females there were 96.9 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and old there were 93.7 males.[4]

Census 2000[edit]

As of the 2000 United States Census[6] there were 22,833 people, 7,274 households, and 6,233 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,250.5/km² (3,238.5/mi²). There were 7,346 housing units at an average density of 402.3/km² (1,041.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 85.12% White, 3.76% African American, 0.14% Native American, 7.91% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.39% from other races, and 1.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.57% of the population.[13]

There were 7,274 households out of which 43.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.5% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.3% were non-families. 12.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.11 and the average family size was 3.39.[13]

In the CDP the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 31.9% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 10.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.9 males.[13]

The median income for a household in the CDP was $73,824, and the median income for a family was $79,230. Males had a median income of $54,906 versus $36,345 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $26,395. About 2.0% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under the age of 18 and 6.5% of those 65 and older.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Gazetteer of New Jersey Places, United States Census Bureau. Accessed July 21, 2016.
  2. ^ a b US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Old Bridge Census Designated Place, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed November 28, 2012.
  4. ^ a b c d e f DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data for Old Bridge CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed November 28, 2012.
  5. ^ Look Up a ZIP Code for Robbinsville, NJ, United States Postal Service. Accessed July 26, 2012.
  6. ^ a b American FactFinder, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  7. ^ A Cure for the Common Codes: New Jersey, Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed June 19, 2013.
  8. ^ US Board on Geographic Names, United States Geological Survey. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  9. ^ a b c New Jersey: 2010 - Population and Housing Unit Counts - 2010 Census of Population and Housing (CPH-2-32), United States Census Bureau, August 2012. Accessed June 19, 2013.
  10. ^ GCT-PH1 - Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place from the 2010 Census Summary File 1 for Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed June 19, 2013.
  11. ^ 2006-2010 American Community Survey Geography for New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed June 19, 2013.
  12. ^ Staff. 1980 Census of Population: Number of Inhabitants United States Summary, p. 1-140. United States Census Bureau, June 1983. Accessed June 19, 2013.
  13. ^ 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 Old Bridge CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed November 28, 2012.