Franklin Center, New Jersey facts for kids
|Franklin Center, New Jersey|
|• Total||6.682 sq mi (17.305 km2)|
|• Land||6.579 sq mi (17.040 km2)|
|• Water||0.103 sq mi (0.266 km2) 1.53%|
|Elevation||82 ft (25 m)|
|Population (Census 2010)|
|• Density||677.9/sq mi (261.7/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||609 and 732/848|
|GNIS feature ID||02583990|
Franklin Center 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, the CDP's population was 4,460.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Franklin Center had a total area of 6.682 square miles (17.305 km2), including 6.579 square miles (17.040 km2) of land and 0.103 square miles (0.266 km2) of water (1.53%).
|Population sources: 2010|
As of the census of 2010, there were 4,460 people, 1,907 households, and 1,310 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 677.9 per square mile (261.7/km2). There were 2,141 housing units at an average density of 325.4 per square mile (125.6/km2)*. The racial makeup of the CDP was 74.60% (3,327) White, 9.19% (410) Black or African American, 0.04% (2) Native American, 13.07% (583) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 1.55% (69) from other races, and 1.55% (69) from two or more races. [[Hispanic (U.S. Census)|Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.94% (265) of the population.
There were 1,907 households out of which 13.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.7% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.3% were non-families. 27.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.57.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 11.0% under the age of 18, 12.0% from 18 to 24, 15.5% from 25 to 44, 29.6% from 45 to 64, and 32.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 55.6 years. For every 100 females there were 92.0 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and old there were 91.4 males.
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