Jamesburg, New Jersey

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Jamesburg is a Borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 6,025.

Jamesburg was formed as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 19, 1887, when it was created from portions of Monroe Township, based on the results of a referendum held on March 15, 1887. Jamesburg's incorporation was confirmed April 15, 1915.[4]



Jamesburg is located at 40°21′00″N 74°26′21″W / 40.350107°N 74.439095°W / 40.350107; -74.439095 (40.350107, -74.439095).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.2 km2), all of it land.

Jamesburg is a borough that is entirely surrounded by Monroe Township. Jamesburg is the older and more urban area located in the center of Monroe Township.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 6,025 people, 2,176 households, and 1,551 families residing in the borough. The population density was 7,148.2 people per square mile (2,769.4/km2). There were 2,240 housing units at an average density of 2,657.6/sq mi (1,029.6/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 82.82% White, 8.83% African American, 0.20% Native American, 2.22% Asian, 3.80% from other races, and 2.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.06% of the population.

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