Voorhees (CDP), New Jersey

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Voorhees, New Jersey
Census designated place
Voorhees, New Jersey is located in Somerset County, New Jersey
Voorhees, New Jersey
Voorhees, New Jersey
Location of Voorhees within Somerset County. Inset: Location of Somerset County in the state of New Jersey
Coordinates: 40°28′56″N 74°29′33″W / 40.482176°N 74.492506°W / 40.482176; -74.492506Coordinates: 40°28′56″N 74°29′33″W / 40.482176°N 74.492506°W / 40.482176; -74.492506[1][2]
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Somerset
Township Franklin
 • Total 0.718 sq mi (1.860 km2)
 • Land 0.718 sq mi (1.860 km2)
 • Water 0.000 sq mi (0.000 km2)  0.00%
Elevation[3] 125 ft (38 m)
Population (Census 2010)[4]
 • Total 976
 • Density 1,359.2/sq mi (524.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 609 and 732/848
FIPS code 3476250[1][2]
GNIS feature ID 02584039[1][2]

Voorhees is an unincorporated community and census designated place (CDP) located in Franklin Township, in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States.[5][6][7][8] As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 1,959.[4]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Voorhees had a total area of 0.718 square miles (1.860 km2), all of which was land.[1][2]


Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 976
Population sources: 2010[4]

Census 2010[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 976 people, 301 households, and 248 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,359.2 per square mile (524.8/km2). There were 317 housing units at an average density of 441.5 per square mile (170.5/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 16.80% (164) White, 62.91% (614) Black or African American, 1.43% (14) Native American, 5.94% (58) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 8.71% (85) from other races, and 4.20% (41) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 23.98% (234) of the population.[4]

There were 301 households, of which 43.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.5% were married couples living together, 32.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.6% were non-families. 13.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.24 and the average family size was 3.53.[4]

In the CDP, 32.8% of the population were under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 8.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31.3 years. For every 100 females there were 80.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.4 males.[4]