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Sicklerville, New Jersey
Unincorporated community
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Camden
Township Winslow
Named for John Sickler
Elevation 43 m (141 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 50,589
 • Density 700/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code 08081
GNIS feature ID 880588

Sicklerville is an unincorporated community located within Winslow Township in Camden County, New Jersey, United States. It was founded in 1851 by John Sickler, who lived in the area when the present-day town was located within Gloucester Township. The area is served as United States Postal Service ZIP Code 08081.

History

In 1874, the Sicklerville Post Office was established. Paul H. Sickler (his descendants still live in Winslow Township) was appointed the first Postmaster. Today, the Post Office is located near the original location on Sicklerville Road. The post office also services contiguous addresses in portions of Gloucester Township and Washington Township.

Sicklerville was founded as "Sickler Town". In 1886, there were only ten residences in Sicklerville.

Demographics

2010 Census

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 50,589 people, 17,007 households, and 13,209 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,900 people per square mile (156.0/km²). There were 17,805 housing units at an average density of 172.8/sq mi (66.7/km²). The racial make-up of the town is 45.3% White, 44.9% African American, 0.3% Native American, 4.1% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 2.3% from other races, and 3.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.0% of the population.

There were 6,873 households out of which 40.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% were married couples living together, 16.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.3% were non-families. 17.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.37.

In the town the population was spread out with 31.4% under the age of 19, 6.1% from 19 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 7.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35.3 years. The population is 51.9% female and 48.1% male.

The median income for a household in the town was $79,746, and the median income for a family was $90,510. Males had a median income $63,818 versus $50,935 for females. The per capita income for the town was $31,468. About 5.4% of families and 7.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.8% of those under age 18 and 5.5% of those age 65 or over.

2000 Census

As of the 2000 United States Census, there were 42,891 people, 14,066 households, and 11,342 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,847 people per square mile (156.0/km²). There were 14,811 housing units at an average density of 172.8/sq mi (66.7/km²). The racial make-up of the town is 68.2% White, 26.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, 2.1% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 1.1% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.5% of the population.

There were 5,483 households out of which 49.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples living together, 13.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.4% were non-families. 15.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.05 and the average family size was 3.41.

In the town the population was spread out with 2.1% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 35.5% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 5.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 88.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $61,366, and the median income for a family was $66,234. Males had a median income of $46,143 versus $32,420 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,903. About 4.8% of families and 5.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.3% of those under age 18 and 5.0% of those age 65 or over.

Houses of worship

Places of worship in Sicklerville include:

  • Two Baptist Churches
  • The Sicklerville Methodist Episcopal (oldest Church, constructed over 131 years ago)
  • One other Methodist Church
  • One Catholic Church - St. Charles Borromeo
  • R.S. Fink Shrine (second oldest Church, constructed over 127 years ago)
  • Iglesia ni Cristo Church

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