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Great Meadows, New Jersey
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Warren
Township Independence
 • Total 1.579 sq mi (4.090 km2)
 • Land 1.565 sq mi (4.054 km2)
 • Water 0.014 sq mi (0.035 km2)  0.86%
515 ft (157 m)
 • Total 303
 • Density 193.6/sq mi (74.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 908
FIPS code 3427360
GNIS feature ID 02583992

Great Meadows is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Independence Township in Warren County, New Jersey, United States, that was created as part of the 2010 United States Census. As of the 2010 Census, the CDP's population was 303.

Through the 2000 United States Census, the CDP was combined as part of the Great Meadows-Vienna CDP. Effective with the 2010 Census, the Great Meadows-Vienna CDP was split into its components, Vienna (with a 2010 Census population of 981) and Great Meadows. As of the 2000 United States Census, the population of the combined Great Meadows-Vienna CDP was 1,264.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 1.579 square miles (4.090 km2), including 1.565 square miles (4.054 km2) of land and 0.014 square miles (0.035 km2) of water (0.86%).


Census 2000

As of the 2000 United States Census, the population for ZIP Code Tabulation Area 07838 was 3,149.

Census 2010

As of the census of 2010, there were 303 people, 104 households, and 74 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 193.6 per square mile (74.7/km2). There were 113 housing units at an average density of 72.2 per square mile (27.9/km2)*. The racial makeup of the CDP was 91.75% (278) White, 0.33% (1) Black or African American, 0.00% (0) Native American, 4.29% (13) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 2.31% (7) from other races, and 1.32% (4) from two or more races. [[Hispanic (U.S. Census)|Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.29% (13) of the population.

There were 104 households out of which 39.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.7% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.8% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.47.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 29.0% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 27.1% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38.3 years. For every 100 females there were 106.1 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and old there were 97.2 males.

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