Lumberton Township, New Jersey

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Lumberton Township is a Township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township population was 10,461.

Lumberton was incorporated as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 14, 1860, from portions of Medford Township, Southampton Township and Eastampton Township. Portions of the township were taken on March 12, 1924, to form Hainesport.[6]

In March 2007, Lumberton was identified as having the most active community of EBay buyers and sellers on a per-capita basis in the United States.[7][8]

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 13.0 square miles (33.8 km²), of which, 12.9 square miles (33.3 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²) of it (1.30%) is water.

Lumberton Township borders Eastampton Township, Southampton Township, Medford Township, Mount Laurel Township, Hainesport Township, and Mount Holly Township.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 10,461 people, 3,930 households, and 2,731 families residing in the township. The population density was 813.0 people per square mile (313.8/km²). There were 4,080 housing units at an average density of 317.1/sq mi (122.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 78.31% White, 13.75% African American, 0.23% Native American, 3.38% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.90% from other races, and 2.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.15% of the population.

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