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Deepwater, New Jersey
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Salem
Township Pennsville
10 ft (3 m)
ZIP code
GNIS feature ID 0875855
ZCTA 08023 Deepwater, New Jersey
United States Census Bureau map of the 08023 ZIP Code Tabulation Area for Deepwater, New Jersey.

Deepwater is an unincorporated community located within Pennsville Township, in Salem County, New Jersey, United States. The community is located at the east end of the Delaware Memorial Bridge. Deepwater is the location of the United States Postal Service area covering ZIP code 08023. As of the 2000 United States Census, the ZCTA had a population of 345.

While the Census Bureau does not track data for ZIP codes, it does gather information for the ZIP Code Tabulation Area (ZCTA), which is designed to approximate the ZIP code. All geographic and Demographic data shown below is for the Deepwater ZCTA.

The community lends its name to the Deepwater Point Running Track, a Conrail line.


Deepwater is located at 39°41′06″N 75°29′22″W / 39.685°N 75.48944°W / 39.685; -75.48944. According to the United States Census Bureau, the community has a total area of 1 square mile (2.5 km²), all of it land.


As of the 2000 United States Census there were 345 people, 141 households, and 83 families residing in the ZCTA. The population density was 2,801 people per square mile (1,084.3/km²). There were 159 housing units at an average density of 1,080.5/sq mi (418.3/km²). The racial makeup of the ZCTA was 98.80% White, 1.20% Asian, and 1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.19% of the population.

There were 1,013 households out of which 40.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.2% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.8% were non-families. 22% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the ZCTA the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 20% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35.2 years. For every 100 females there were 94.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.1 males.

The median income for a household in the ZCTA was $40,357, and the median income for a family was $61,875. Males had a median income of $84,912 versus $43,068 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $45,843. About .7% of families and 2.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.4% of those under age 18 and 4.1% of those age 65 or over.

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