is a township located in Sussex County, New Jersey
. As of the 2000
census, the township had a total population of 18,080.
Geography\nAccording to the United States Census Bureau
, the township has a total area of 101.6 km²
). 96.8 km² (37.4 mi²) of it is land and 4.7 km² (1.8 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 4.67% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 18,080 people, 6,225 households, and 5,029 families residing in the township. The population density
is 186.7/km² (483.5/mi²). There are 6,590 housing units at an average density of 68.1/km² (176.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the township is 96.69% White, 0.29% African American
, 0.07% Native American
, 1.39% Asian
, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.45% from other races, and 1.09% from two or more races. 2.54% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 6,225 households out of which 44.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.9% are married couples living together, 5.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 19.2% are non-families. 16.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.90 and the average family size is 3.28.
In the township the population is spread out with 30.6% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 8.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 97.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.4 males.
The median income for a household in the township is $89,835, and the median income for a family is $100,658. Males have a median income of $74,293 versus $39,349 for females. The per capita income for the township is $36,910. 1.5% of the population and 1.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 1.3% are under the age of 18 and 2.1% are 65 or older.