Shamong Township, New Jersey

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Shamong Township is a Township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township population was 6,462.

Shamong was incorporated as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 19, 1852, from portions of Medford Township, Southampton Township and Washington Township. Portions of the township were taken to form Woodland Township (March 7, 1866), and Tabernacle Township (March 22, 1901).[7]

New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Shamong Township as its 6th best place to live in its 2008 rankings of the "Best Places To Live" in New Jersey.[8]

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 45.1 square miles (116.7 km²), of which, 44.8 square miles (116.1 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²) of it (0.55%) is water.

Shamong Township borders Medford Township, Tabernacle Township, Washington Township, Camden County, and Atlantic County.

Demographics

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 6,462 people, 2,132 households, and 1,820 families residing in the township. The population density was 144.2 people per square mile (55.7/km²). There were 2,175 housing units at an average density of 48.5/sq mi (18.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.25% White, 0.82% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.67% Asian, 0.31% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.05% of the population.

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