Deerfield Township, New Jersey

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Deerfield Township is a township in Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States. It is part of the Vineland-Milleville-Bridgeton Primary Metropolitan Statistical Area for statistical purposes. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township population was 2,927.

Deerfield Township was formed as a precinct on January 19, 1748, and was incorporated as one of New Jersey's initial 104 townships by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 21, 1798. Portions of the township were taken to form Bridgeton Township (March 3, 1845) and Upper Deerfield Township (February 23, 1922).[6]

Rosenhayn is a census-designated place and unincorporated area located within Deerfield Township.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 16.8 square miles (43.6 km²), all of it land.

Deerfield Township borders Upper Deerfield Township, Fairfield Township, Millville, Vineland, and Salem County.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 2,927 people, 1,013 households, and 785 families residing in the township. The population density was 173.8 people per square mile (67.1/km²). There were 1,065 housing units at an average density of 63.2/sq mi (24.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 78.20% White, 13.05% African American, 1.54% Native American, 1.02% Asian, 3.04% from other races, and 3.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.94% of the population.

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