Lake Como, New Jersey

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Lake Como is a Borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 1,806.

Lake Como was originally formed as the borough of South Belmar by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 12, 1924, from portions of Wall Township), based on the results of a referendum held on May 6, 1924.[8] On November 2, 2004, voters in the borough approved changing the locality's name from South Belmar to Lake Como. The change became effective January 4, 2005.

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Geography

Lake Como is located at 40°10′18″N 74°01′31″W / 40.171538°N 74.025370°W / 40.171538; -74.025370 (40.171538, -74.025370).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.7 km2), of which, 0.2 square miles (0.6 km2) of it is land and 3.85% is water.

Demographics

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,806 people, 824 households, and 391 families residing in the borough. The population density was 7,322.9 people per square mile (2,789.2/km2). There were 1,107 housing units at an average density of 4,488.6/sq mi (1,709.7/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 82.17% White, 7.75% African American, 0.44% Native American, 1.27% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 5.87% from other races, and 2.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.13% of the population.

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