Rosenhayn, New Jersey
Rosenhayn, New Jersey
Map of Rosenhayn highlighted within Cumberland County. Right: Location of Cumberland County in New Jersey.
|• Total||2.654 sq mi (6.874 km2)|
|• Land||2.654 sq mi (6.874 km2)|
|• Water||0.000 sq mi (0.000 km2) 0.00%|
|Elevation||108 ft (33 m)|
|• Density||413.7/sq mi (159.7/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||02389778|
Rosenhayn is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Deerfield Township, in Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States. It is part of the Vineland-Millville- Bridgeton Primary Metropolitan Statistical Area for statistical purposes. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 1,098.
Rosenhayn was founded as a Jewish agricultural colony and the 1898 Rosenhayn synagogue is one of the fewer than 100 surviving nineteenth century synagogue buildings in the United States.
|Population sources: 2000 2010|
The 2010 United States Census counted 1,098 people, 382 households, and 274 families in the CDP. The population density was 413.7 inhabitants per square mile (159.7/km2). There were 404 housing units at an average density of 152.2 per square mile (58.8/km2). The racial makeup was 64.21% (705) White, 18.03% (198) Black or African American, 1.28% (14) Native American, 1.46% (16) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 9.29% (102) from other races, and 5.74% (63) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 17.58% (193) of the population.
Of the 382 households, 34.8% had children under the age of 18; 51.0% were married couples living together; 16.2% had a female householder with no husband present and 28.3% were non-families. Of all households, 23.0% were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.36.
26.5% of the population were under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 27.0% from 45 to 64, and 12.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37.1 years. For every 100 females, the population had 98.2 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and older there were 92.6 males.
As of the 2000 United States Census there were 1,099 people, 373 households, and 286 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 160.1/km2 (414.4/mi2). There were 393 housing units at an average density of 57.3/km2 (148.2/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 70.43% White, 19.29% African American, 0.64% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 6.28% from other races, and 3.18% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.92% of the population.
There were 373 households, out of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.5% were married couples living together, 17.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 17.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.93 and the average family size was 3.29.
In the CDP the population was spread out, with 29.9% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.5 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $38,702, and the median income for a family was $38,155. Males had a median income of $33,092 versus $22,216 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $14,801. About 12.2% of families and 15.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.1% of those under age 18 and 25.2% of those age 65 or over.
People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Rosenhayn include:
- Joseph W. Chinnici (1919-2007), politician who served in the New Jersey General Assembly from the 1st Legislative District from 1972 to 1988.
- Frank LoBiondo (born 1946), politician who served as the U.S. Representative for New Jersey's 2nd congressional district from 1995 to 2019.
- Al McCoy (1894-1966), boxing world middleweight champion from 1914 to 1917.
- Gazetteer of New Jersey Places, United States Census Bureau. Accessed July 21, 2016.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rosenhayn Census Designated Place, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed November 2, 2012.
- DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data for Rosenhayn CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed November 2, 2012.
- U.S. Census website, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
- US Board on Geographic Names, United States Geological Survey. Accessed September 4, 2014.
- Locality Search, State of New Jersey. Accessed April 19, 2015.
- US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
- DP-1 - Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2000 from the Census 2000 Summary File 1 (SF 1) 100-Percent Data for Rosenhayn CDP, New Jersey Archived 2020-02-12 at Archive.today, United States Census Bureau. Accessed November 2, 2012.
- Manual of the Legislature of New Jersey, Volume 202, Part 2, p. 239. J.A. Fitzgerald, 1987. Accessed October 30, 2019. "Joseph W. Chinnici, Rep., Bridgeton - Assemblyman Chinnici was born in Rosenhayn July 27, 1919."
- Tamari, Jonathan. "N.J.'s LoBiondo to retire, opening competitive House seat", The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 7, 2017. Accessed October 30, 2019. "'For a boy who grew up on a farm in Rosenhayn and looked to his father as a role model of how to do the right thing for the right reason, it has been a privilege to be South Jersey's voice in Congress,' LoBiondo said in his statement."
- Siegman, Joseph. "Jewish Sports Legends: The International Jewish Hall of Fame", p. 59. Brassey's, 2000. ISBN 9781574882841. Accessed December 29, 2007.