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Belleplain, New Jersey
Center of Belleplain
|• Total||7.405 sq mi (19.178 km2)|
|• Land||7.394 sq mi (19.150 km2)|
|• Water||0.011 sq mi (0.029 km2) 0.15%|
|Elevation||43 ft (13 m)|
|• Density||80.7/sq mi (31.2/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (Eastern (EDT))|
08270 - Woodbine
|GNIS feature ID||02629044|
Belleplain is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Dennis Township in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 597.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Belleplain had a total area of 7.405 square miles (19.178 km2), including 7.394 square miles (19.150 km2) of land and 0.011 square miles (0.029 km2) of water (0.15%).
|Population sources: 2010|
As of the census of 2010, there were 597 people, 218 households, and 171 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 80.7 per square mile (31.2/km2). There were 230 housing units at an average density of 31.1 per square mile (12.0/km2)*. The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.48% (570) White, 0.67% (4) Black or African American, 0.34% (2) Native American, 0.17% (1) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 1.01% (6) from other races, and 2.35% (14) from two or more races. [[Hispanic (U.S. Census)|Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.18% (19) of the population.
There were 218 households out of which 26.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.0% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.6% were non-families. 16.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.02.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 21.8% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 24.1% from 25 to 44, 31.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.8 years. For every 100 females there were 97.0 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and old there were 98.7 males.
As with other parts of Dennis Township, the area is zoned to Dennis Township Public Schools (for grades K-8) and Middle Township Public Schools (for high school). The latter operates Middle Township High School.
Countywide schools include Cape May County Technical High School and Cape May County Special Services School District.
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