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Vienna, New Jersey
Census-designated place
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Warren
Township Independence
Named for Vienna, Austria
Area
 • Total 2.933 sq mi (7.598 km2)
 • Land 2.922 sq mi (7.569 km2)
 • Water 0.011 sq mi (0.029 km2)  0.38%
Elevation 630 ft (192 m)
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total 981
 • Density 335.7/sq mi (129.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 07880
Area code(s) 908
FIPS code 3475950
GNIS feature ID 02584038

Vienna 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 981.

Through the 2000 United States Census, the CDP was combined as part of Great Meadows-Vienna. Effective with the 2010 Census, the CDP was split into its two components, Great Meadows (with a 2010 Census population of 303) and Vienna. As of the 2000 United States Census, the population of the combined Great Meadows-Vienna CDP was 1,264.

History

The settlement was first called "Cumminstown", named for the Cummins family, early settlers who had purchased land in the area in 1755 and remained in the area until 1880.

Around 1828, the settlement's name was changed to Vienna after the city in Austria, the home country of the Cummins family. A Christian church was organized in Vienna in 1839.

By 1882, the population had grown to 450, at which time Vienna had a post office, hotel, chair factory, foundry, and a "large local trade".

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 2.933 square miles (7.598 km2), including 2.922 square miles (7.569 km2) of land and 0.011 square miles (0.029 km2) of water (0.38%).

Demographics

Census 2010

As of the census of 2010, there were 981 people, 331 households, and 270.1 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 335.7 per square mile (129.6/km2). There were 337 housing units at an average density of 115.3 per square mile (44.5/km2)*. The racial makeup of the CDP was 92.56% (908) White, 0.71% (7) Black or African American, 0.10% (1) Native American, 0.61% (6) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 3.77% (37) from other races, and 2.24% (22) from two or more races. [[Hispanic (U.S. Census)|Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.50% (54) of the population.

There were 331 households out of which 38.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.5% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.4% were non-families. 15.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.96 and the average family size was 3.28.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 21.3% from 25 to 44, 35.0% from 45 to 64, and 9.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.6 years. For every 100 females there were 108.3 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and old there were 105.1 males.


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