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Florence, New Jersey
Florence Post Office
Florence Post Office
Map of the former Florence-Roebling CDP in Burlington County. Inset: Location of Burlington County in New Jersey.
Map of the former Florence-Roebling CDP in Burlington County. Inset: Location of Burlington County in New Jersey.
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Burlington
Township Florence
 • Total 1.490 sq mi (3.857 km2)
 • Land 1.263 sq mi (3.270 km2)
 • Water 0.227 sq mi (0.587 km2)  15.23%
23 ft (7 m)
 • Total 4,426
 • Density 3,505.3/sq mi (1,353.4/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (Eastern (EDT))
ZIP code
Area code(s) 609
FIPS code 3464350
GNIS feature ID 02652334

Florence is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Florence Township, in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States, that was established as part of the 2010 United States Census. As of the 2000 United States Census, the CDP was combined as Florence-Roebling, which had a total population of 8,200. As of the 2010 Census, the Florence-Roebling CDP was split into its components, Roebling (with a population of 3,715) and Florence. As of the 2010 Census, the population of the Florence CDP was 4,426.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 1.490 square miles (3.857 km2), including 1.263 square miles (3.270 km2) of land and 0.587 square miles (1.029 km2) of water (15.23%).


Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 4,426
Population source: 2010

2010 Census

As of the census of 2010, there were 4,426 people, 1,857 households, and 1,166 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,505.3 per square mile (1,353.4/km2). There were 1,998 housing units at an average density of 1,582.4 per square mile (611.0/km2)*. The racial makeup of the CDP was 74.20% (3,284) White, 16.85% (746) Black or African American, 0.16% (7) Native American, 2.87% (127) Asian, 0.05% (2) Pacific Islander, 1.63% (72) from other races, and 4.25% (188) from two or more races. [[Hispanic (U.S. Census)|Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.24% (232) of the population.

There were 1,857 households out of which 24.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.1% were married couples living together, 16.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.2% were non-families. 31.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 21.0% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 31.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.3 years. For every 100 females there were 90.4 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and old there were 88.7 males.


The River Line offers service to Camden and Trenton Rail Station, with stations in Roebling at Hornberger Avenue and Florence at U.S. Route 130.

New Jersey Transit provides service to and from Philadelphia on the 409.

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