Lawrence Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey

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Lawrence Township is a township in Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States. It is part of the Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton Primary Metropolitan Statistical Area for statistical purposes. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township population was 2,721.

Lawrence Township was incorporated as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 17, 1885, from portions of Fairfield Township.[6]

Cedarville is a census-designated place and unincorporated area located within Lawrence Township.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 38.5 square miles (99.6 km²), of which, 37.5 square miles (97.0 km²) of it is land and 1.0 square miles (2.5 km²) of it (2.55%) is water.

Lawrence Township borders Fairfield Township, Millville, Downe Township, and the Delaware Bay.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 2,721 people, 920 households, and 712 families residing in the township. The population density was 72.6 people per square mile (28.0/km²). There were 1,023 housing units at an average density of 27.3/sq mi (10.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 81.88% White, 10.40% African American, 1.07% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.18% Pacific Islander, 3.42% from other races, and 2.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.02% of the population.

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