Andover Township, New Jersey

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Andover Township is a Township in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township population was 6,033.

Andover was incorporated as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 11, 1864, from portions of Newton Township, which was split up on that date and dissolved. Portions of the township were taken to form Fredon Township (February 24, 1904) and Andover borough (March 25, 1904). Portions of the township were ceded to Newton town in both 1869 and 1927.[5]

The township was suggestively named after the existing village of Andover, whose name origin is unknown.[6]

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 20.8 square miles (53.7 km2), of which, 20.2 square miles (52.3 km2) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.5 km2) of it (2.75%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 6,033 people, 1,889 households, and 1,499 families residing in the township. The population density was 298.9 people per square mile (115.4/km2). There were 1,968 housing units at an average density of 97.5/sq mi (37.7/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 94.45% White, 1.86% African American, 0.08% Native American, 2.30% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.60% from other races, and 0.68% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.25% of the population.

There were 1,889 households out of which 39.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.9% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.6% were non-families. 16.1% 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 2.80 and the average family size was 3.16.

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