Swedesboro, New Jersey

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Swedesboro is a borough in Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 2,055.

Swedesboro was formed as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 9, 1902, from portions of Woolwich Township.[7]



Swedesboro is located at 39°44'53" North, 75°18'41" West (39.748125, -75.311411).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.0 km2), of which, 0.7 square miles (1.9 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2) of it (3.95%) is water.

Swedesboro is an independent municipality surrounded on all sides by Woolwich Township.


As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 2,055 people, 771 households, and 528 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,830.8 people per square mile (1,086.9/km2). There were 860 housing units at an average density of 1,184.7/sq mi (454.9/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 76.93% White, 16.50% African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 3.36% from other races, and 2.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.52% of the population.

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