Spotswood, New Jersey

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Spotswood is a Borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 7,880. The ZIP code is 08884.

Spotswood was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 15, 1908, from portions of East Brunswick Township, based on the approval of a referendum held on May 12, 1908.[6] It was originally called "Spotteswood."

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Geography

Spotswood is located at 40°23′34″N 74°23′33″W / 40.392857°N 74.392384°W / 40.392857; -74.392384 (40.392857, -74.392384).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.4 km2), of which, 2.3 square miles (6.0 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.4 km2) of it (6.83%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2008, there were 7,880 people, 3,099 households, and 2,163 families residing in the borough. The population density was 3,389.8 people per square mile (1,311.4/km2). There were 3,158 housing units at an average density of 1,358.5/sq mi (525.6/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.24% White, .05% African American, .5% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, and 0.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.38% of the population.

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