Johnsonburg, New Jersey facts for kids
|Johnsonburg, New Jersey|
|• Total||0.196 sq mi (0.509 km2)|
|• Land||0.196 sq mi (0.509 km2)|
|• Water||0.000 sq mi (0.000 km2) 0.00%|
|Elevation||574 ft (175 m)|
|Population (2010 Census)|
|• Density||514.3/sq mi (198.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|ZIP code||07825 - Blairstown|
|GNIS feature ID||02584004|
Johnsonburg is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Frelinghuysen 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 101.
Johnsonburg originated as an important stagecoach stop. An east-west route carried mail from Dover, New Jersey to Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, and a north-south route carried mail from Albany, New York to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Both routes crossed at right angles at this location, and a post office and tavern were built. The tavern became an important meeting place, and elections and caucuses were held there.
A jail was erected in 1753, and the community became known as "Log Gaol" (log jail). Located at the time in Sussex County, Log Gaol was the county seat from 1753 to 1765. The county court was also located at Log Gaol.
By 1882, the population had grown to 300. Johnsonburg had a post office, a large glove factory, and a "good local trade".
The Erie Lackawanna Railway opened a station in Johnsonburg in 1911, along a mainline running between Hoboken, New Jersey and Cleveland, Ohio. The railway was important to local dairy farmers, who shipped their products east to Newark and New York City.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 0.196 square miles (0.509 km2), all of which was water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 101 people, 42 households, and 32 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 514.3 per square mile (198.6/km2). There were 45 housing units at an average density of 229.2 per square mile (88.5/km2)*. The racial makeup of the CDP was 100.00% (101) White, 0.00% (0) Black or African American, 0.00% (0) Native American, 0.00% (0) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 0.00% (0) from other races, and 0.00% (0) from two or more races. [[Hispanic (U.S. Census)|Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.00% (0) of the population.
There were 42 households out of which 23.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.8% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.75.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 16.8% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 23.8% from 25 to 44, 37.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46.4 years. For every 100 females there were 98.0 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and old there were 95.3 males.
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