Helmetta, New Jersey

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Helmetta is a Borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 1,825. The town was founded by George Washington Helme in the 1880s.

Helmetta was formed as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 20, 1888, when it was created from portions of East Brunswick Township, based on the results of a referendum held on March 10, 1888. Helmetta's boundary with East Brunswick Township was changed as of March 24, 1897.[6]

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Geography

Helmetta is located at 40°22′46″N 74°25′16″W / 40.379507°N 74.420998°W / 40.379507; -74.420998 (40.379507, -74.420998).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2), of which, 0.9 square miles (2.2 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km2) of it (5.56%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,825 people, 746 households, and 495 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,153.6 people per square mile (829.0/km2). There were 769 housing units at an average density of 907.5/sq mi (349.3/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 93.15% White, 2.41% African American, 0.22% Native American, 2.41% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.88% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.32% of the population.

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