Plainsboro Center, New Jersey facts for kids
|Plainsboro Center, New Jersey|
Intersection of Schalks Crossing Road / Edgemere Avenue and Plainsboro Road
Map of Plainsboro Center highlighted within Middlesex County. Right: Location of Middlesex County in New Jersey.
|• Total||0.762 sq mi (1.975 km2)|
|• Land||0.759 sq mi (1.966 km2)|
|• Water||0.003 sq mi (0.008 km2) 0.42%|
|Elevation||72 ft (22 m)|
|Population (2010 Census)|
|• Density||3,572.0/sq mi (1,379.2/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||02390310|
Plainsboro Center is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Plainsboro Township, in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's population was 2,712.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 0.762 square miles (1.975 km2), including 0.759 square miles (1.966 km2) of land and 0.003 square miles (0.008 km2) of water (0.42%).
|Population sources: 2000 2010|
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,712 people, 1,192 households, and 735.5 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,572.0 per square mile (1,379.2/km2). There were 1,311 housing units at an average density of 1,726.7 per square mile (666.7/km2)*. The racial makeup of the CDP was 42.74% (1,159) White, 4.87% (132) Black or African American, 0.44% (12) Native American, 48.53% (1,316) Asian, 0.04% (1) Pacific Islander, 1.07% (29) from other races, and 2.32% (63) from two or more races. [[Hispanic (U.S. Census)|Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.09% (138) of the population.
There were 1,192 households out of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.7% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.3% were non-families. 33.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.97.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 41.0% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 8.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33.9 years. For every 100 females there were 96.9 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and old there were 95.8 males.
As of the 2000 United States Census there were 2,209 people, 1,026 households, and 572 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,273.0/km² (3,284.7/mi²). There were 1,089 housing units at an average density of 627.6/km² (1,619.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 53.19% White, 4.75% African American, 0.05% Native American, 38.89% Asian, 0.95% from other races, and 2.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.21% of the population.
There were 1,026 households out of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.8% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.2% were non-families. 37.8% 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 2.15 and the average family size was 2.90.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 21.9% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 51.1% from 25 to 44, 16.3% from 45 to 64, and 3.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 107.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.1 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $70,759, and the median income for a family was $81,201. Males had a median income of $70,110 versus $42,500 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $36,555. About 4.8% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under age 18 and 35.8% of those age 65 or over.
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