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East Franklin, New Jersey
Census-designated place
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Somerset
Township Franklin
Area
 • Total 1.088 sq mi (2.817 km2)
 • Land 1.086 sq mi (2.812 km2)
 • Water 0.002 sq mi (0.004 km2)  0.15%
Elevation 115 ft (35 m)
Population (Census 2010)
 • Total 8,669
 • Density 7,983.3/sq mi (3,082.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 609 and 732/848
FIPS code 3413990
GNIS feature ID 02583980

East Franklin is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located in Franklin Township, in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, East Franklin's population was 8,669.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, East Franklin had a total area of 1.088 square miles (2.817 km2), including 1.086 square miles (2.812 km2) of land and 0.002 square miles (0.004 km2) of water (0.15%).

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 8,669
Population sources: 2010

Census 2010

As of the census of 2010, there were 8,669 people, 2,488 households, and 1,864 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 7,983.3 per square mile (3,082.4/km2). There were 2,646 housing units at an average density of 2,436.7 per square mile (940.8/km2)*. The racial makeup of the CDP was 29.46% (2,554) White, 38.98% (3,379) Black or African American, 0.66% (57) Native American, 5.23% (453) Asian, 0.03% (3) Pacific Islander, 20.66% (1,791) from other races, and 4.98% (432) from two or more races. [[Hispanic (U.S. Census)|Hispanic or Latino of any race were 41.12% (3,565) of the population.

There were 2,488 households out of which 38.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.4% were married couples living together, 23.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.1% were non-families. 18.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.48 and the average family size was 3.89.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 12.0% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 8.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31.3 years. For every 100 females there were 95.3 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and old there were 94.4 males.


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