Monroe Township, Gloucester County, New Jersey

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Monroe Township is a township in Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township population was 28,967.

Monroe Township was originally formed as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 3, 1859, from portions of Washington Township, while the area was still part of Camden County. Monroe Township was shifted to Gloucester County on February 28, 1871, along with the majority of Washington Township. In 1950, portions of the township were transferred to Winslow Township in Camden County.[7]

Victory Lakes and Williamstown are census-designated places and unincorporated areas located within Monroe Township. Cross Keys is an unincorporated area within the township.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 46.9 square miles (121.5 km²), of which, 46.5 square miles (120.6 km²) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km²) of it (0.81%) is water.

Monroe Township borders Franklin Township, Clayton, Glassboro, and Washington Township. Monroe Township also borders Camden County and Atlantic County.


As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 28,967 people, 10,521 households, and 7,848 families residing in the township. The population density was 622.3 people per square mile (240.3/km²). There were 11,069 housing units at an average density of 237.8/sq mi (91.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 84.83% White, 11.15% African American, 0.25% Native American, 1.23% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.99% from other races, and 1.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.71% of the population.

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