Fanwood, New Jersey

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Fanwood is a borough in Union County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 7,174.

Fanwood was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on October 2, 1895, from portions of Fanwood Township (now known as Scotch Plains), based on the results of a referendum held the previous day.[6]

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Geography

Fanwood is located at 40°38′31″N 74°23′07″W / 40.641852°N 74.385334°W / 40.641852; -74.385334 (40.641852, -74.385334).[7]

The borough is bordered by Plainfield in the southwest and by Scotch Plains in all other directions.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.5 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 7,174 people, 2,574 households, and 2,054 families residing in the borough. The population density was 5,363.4 people per square mile (2,067.1/km2). There were 2,615 housing units at an average density of 1,955.0/sq mi (753.5/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 88.30% White, 5.14% African American, 0.10% Native American, 4.39% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.79% from other races, and 1.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.74% of the population.

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