Quinton Township, New Jersey

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Quinton Township is a Township in Salem County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township population was 2,786.

Quinton was formally incorporated as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 18, 1873, from portions of Upper Alloways Creek Township (now Alloway Township).[7]

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 24.5 square miles (63.6 km²), of which, 24.2 square miles (62.6 km²) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km²) of it (1.51%) is water.

Quinton Township borders Lower Alloways Creek Township, Salem, Mannington Township, and Alloway Township. Quinton Township also borders Cumberland County.

Demographics

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 2,786 people, 1,074 households, and 778 families residing in the township. The population density was 115.3 people per square mile (44.5/km²). There were 1,133 housing units at an average density of 46.9/sq mi (18.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 82.05% White, 14.47% African American, 1.08% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 0.72% from other races, and 1.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.51% of the population.

There were 1,074 households out of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.9% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.5% were non-families. 22.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.02.

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