Lincoln Park, New Jersey

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Lincoln Park is a Borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 10,930.

Lincoln Park was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 11, 1922, from portions of Pequannock Township. The borough was reincorporated on February 26, 1925.[8]

New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Lincoln Park as its 5th best place to live in its 2008 rankings of the "Best Places To Live" in New Jersey.[9]

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Geography

Lincoln Park is located at 40°55′24″N 74°17′38″W / 40.923233°N 74.293764°W / 40.923233; -74.293764 (40.923233, -74.293764).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 7.0 square miles (18.1 km2), of which, 6.7 square miles (17.4 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.6 km2) of it (3.44%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 10,930 people, 4,026 households, and 2,705 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,624.2 people per square mile (627.1/km2). There were 4,110 housing units at an average density of 610.8/sq mi (235.8/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 90.07% White, 1.75% African American, 0.12% Native American, 5.29% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.30% from other races, and 1.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.79% of the population.

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