Woodbury Heights, New Jersey

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Woodbury Heights is a Borough located in Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2000 census, the borough had a total population of 2,988.

Woodbury Heights was formed as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 6, 1915, from portions of Deptford Township, based on the results of a referendum held on April 27, 1915. Portions were exchanged with Woodbury in 1925, and portions of the city were annexed on March 22, 1938. Portions were exchanged with Deptford Township in 1956 and other portions were annexed from the township in 1965.[6]

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Geography

Woodbury Heights is located at 39°49'1" North, 75°9'12" West (39.817013, -75.153379).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.2 km2). 1.2 square miles (3.2 km2) of it is land. Glen Lake, although no longer open for swimming, is available for fishing and non-motorized boating. [1]

Woodbury Heights borders Deptford Township, West Deptford Township, and Woodbury.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there are 2,988 people, 1,027 households, and 825 families residing in the borough. The population density is 2,437.2 people per square mile (937.9/km2). There are 1,045 housing units at an average density of 852.4/sq mi (328.0/km2). The racial makeup of the borough is 96.35% White, 1.54% African American or Black, 0.27% Native American, 1.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.47% from other races, and 0.37% from two or more races. 1.24% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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