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Browns Mills, New Jersey
Census-designated place
Big Pine Lake in Browns Mills
Big Pine Lake in Browns Mills
Map of Browns Mills CDP in Burlington County. Inset: Location of Burlington County in New Jersey.
Map of Browns Mills CDP in Burlington County. Inset: Location of Burlington County in New Jersey.
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Burlington
Township Pemberton
Area
 • Total 5.612 sq mi (14.534 km2)
 • Land 5.367 sq mi (13.900 km2)
 • Water 0.245 sq mi (0.634 km2)  4.36%
Elevation 66 ft (20 m)
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total 11,223
 • Density 2,091.1/sq mi (807.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code 08015
Area code(s) 609
FIPS code 3408455
GNIS feature ID 2389252

Browns Mills is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located in Pemberton Township, in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 11,223.

Geography

CR 530 at CR 667 669 in Browns Mills
Business district of Browns Mills along County Route 530

According to the United States Census Bureau, Browns Mills had a total area of 5.612 square miles (14.534 km2), including 5.367 square miles (13.900 km2) of land and 0.245 square miles (0.634 km2) of water (4.36%).

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 7,144
1980 10,568 47.9%
1990 11,429 8.1%
2000 11,257 −1.5%
2010 11,223 −0.3%
Population sources: 1970-1980
1990-2010 2000 2010

Census 2010

As of the census of 2010, there were 11,223 people, 4,021 households, and 2,875 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,091.2 per square mile (807.4/km2). There were 4,268 housing units at an average density of 795.3 per square mile (307.1/km2)*. The racial makeup of the CDP was 66.40% (7,452) White, 20.67% (2,320) Black or African American, 0.53% (60) Native American, 3.50% (393) Asian, 0.06% (7) Pacific Islander, 2.61% (293) from other races, and 6.22% (698) from two or more races. [[Hispanic (U.S. Census)|Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.90% (1,336) of the population.

There were 4,021 households out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.6% were married couples living together, 18.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.5% were non-families. 22.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36.4 years. For every 100 females there were 95.3 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and old there were 91.3 males.

Census 2000

As of the 2000 United States Census there were 11,257 people, 3,946 households, and 2,939 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 799.0/km2 (2,070.8/mi2). There were 4,245 housing units at an average density of 301.3/km2 (780.9/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 64.50% White, 22.81% African American, 0.50% Native American, 3.72% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 3.13% from other races, and 5.27% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.35% of the population.

There were 3,946 households out of which 40.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.0% were married couples living together, 19.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.5% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 29.3% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 31.6% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 8.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 91.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $45,008, and the median income for a family was $49,443. Males had a median income of $36,160 versus $25,239 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,678. About 7.3% of families and 11.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.7% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.

Transportation

NJ Transit provides service to and from Philadelphia on the 317 route.


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