Gloucester City, New Jersey

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Gloucester City is a city located in Camden County, New Jersey. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 11,484.

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Geography

Gloucester City is located at 39°53'39" North, 75°7'3" West (39.894262, -75.117480)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.3 km² (2.8 mi²). 5.7 km² (2.2 mi²) of it is land and 1.6 km² (0.6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 22.26% water.

Gloucester City borders Bellmawr, Brooklawn, Camden, Haddon Township, and Mount Ephraim. Gloucester City also borders Gloucester County and the Delaware River.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 11,484 people, 4,213 households, and 2,839 families residing in the city. The population density is 2,015.5/km² (5,213.7/mi²). There are 4,604 housing units at an average density of 808.0/km² (2,090.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 97.14% White, 0.69% African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.68% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.64% from other races, and 0.64% from two or more races. 1.88% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 4,213 households out of which 32.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.8% are married couples living together, 14.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.6% are non-families. 27.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.72 and the average family size is 3.32.

In the city the population is spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 95.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $36,855, and the median income for a family is $46,038. Males have a median income of $35,659 versus $24,907 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,912. 10.1% of the population and 7.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.7% of those under the age of 18 and 11.5% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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