Riverside Township, New Jersey

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Riverside Township is a Township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township population was 7,911.

Riverside was incorporated as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 20, 1895, from portions of Delran Township.[7]

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.2 km²), of which, 1.5 square miles (3.9 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (6.14%) is water.

Riverside Township borders Delanco Township and Delran Township.

Demographics

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 7,911 people, 2,978 households, and 1,992 families residing in the township. The population density was 5,197.2 people per square mile (2,009.5/km²). There were 3,118 housing units at an average density of 2,048.4/sq mi (792.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 90.22% White, 4.44% African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 2.28% from other races, and 2.50% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.11% of the population.

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