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Monmouth Junction, New Jersey
Census-designated place
Center of Monmouth Junction
Center of Monmouth Junction
Map of Monmouth Junction CDP in Middlesex County. Inset: Location of Middlesex County in New Jersey.
Map of Monmouth Junction CDP in Middlesex County. Inset: Location of Middlesex County in New Jersey.
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Middlesex
Township South Brunswick
Area
 • Total 1.483 sq mi (3.842 km2)
 • Land 1.468 sq mi (3.803 km2)
 • Water 0.015 sq mi (0.039 km2)  1.03%
Elevation 79 ft (24 m)
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total 2,887
 • Density 1,966.3/sq mi (759.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code 08852
Area code(s) 732/848
FIPS code 3447190
GNIS feature ID 2389493

Monmouth Junction is an unincorporated community and census designated place (CDP) located within South Brunswick Township, in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 2,887.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 1.483 square miles (3.842 km2), of which, 1.468 square miles (3.803 km2) of it was land and 0.015 square miles (0.039 km2) of it (1.01%) was water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 2,579
1990 1,570 −39.1%
2000 2,721 73.3%
2010 2,887 6.1%
Population sources: 1980
1990-2010 2000 2010

Census 2010

As of the census of 2010, there were 2,887 people, 903 households, and 801 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,966.3 per square mile (759.2/km2). There were 919 housing units at an average density of 625.9 per square mile (241.7/km2)*. The racial makeup of the CDP was 57.40% (1,657) White, 6.03% (174) Black or African American, 0.24% (7) Native American, 32.91% (950) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 0.97% (28) from other races, and 2.46% (71) from two or more races. [[Hispanic (U.S. Census)|Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.95% (143) of the population.

There were 903 households out of which 50.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 77.6% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.3% were non-families. 9.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 2.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.20 and the average family size was 3.43.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 24.2% from 25 to 44, 32.0% from 45 to 64, and 7.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38.8 years. For every 100 females there were 95.7 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and old there were 91.8 males.

Census 2000

As of the 2000 United States Census there were 2,721 people, 870 households, and 736 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 700.4/km2 (1,819.2/mi2). There were 881 housing units at an average density of 226.8/km2 (589.0/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 74.97% White, 7.09% African American, 0.37% Native American, 14.48% Asian, 1.18% from other races, 1.91% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.15% of the population.

There were 870 households out of which 53.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.4% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.3% were non-families. 11.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.12 and the average family size was 3.42.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 31.5% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 34.8% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 4.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 97.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $89,598, and the median income for a family was $94,247. Males had a median income of $64,688 versus $39,464 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $35,134. About 4.2% of families and 5.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.2% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


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