Somerdale, New Jersey

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Somerdale is a Borough in Camden County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 5,192.

The Borough of Somerdale was created on April 23, 1929, from Clementon Township, one of seven municipalities created from the now-defunct township, and one of five new municipalities (including Hi-Nella Borough, Lindenwold Borough, Pine Hill Borough and Pine Valley Borough) created on that same date.[8]

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Geography

Somerdale is located at 39°50′38″N 75°01′16″W / 39.843958°N 75.021211°W / 39.843958; -75.021211 (39.843958, -75.021211).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.5 km2), all of it land.

Somerdale borders Gloucester Township, Hi-Nella, Lawnside, Lindenwold, Magnolia, Stratford, and Voorhees.

Demographics

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 5,192 people, 2,068 households, and 1,379 families residing in the borough. The population density was 3,778.9 people per square mile (1,463.2/km2). There were 2,168 housing units at an average density of 1,577.9/sq mi (611.0/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 75.35% White, 17.66% African American, 0.21% Native American, 3.24% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.08% from other races, and 2.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.89% of the population.

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