|Gloucester County, New Jersey|
Location in the state of New Jersey
New Jersey's location in the U.S.
337 sq mi (873 km²)
325 sq mi (842 km²)
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785/sq mi (303/km²)
Gloucester County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume A county is a Land area of Regional Government within a larger State. A US state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the United States of America that share Sovereignty with the federal government New Jersey ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States. As of the 2000 Census, the population was 254,673. Its county seat is Woodbury. A county seat is a term for an Administrative center for a County, primarily used in the United States. Woodbury is a City in Gloucester County, New Jersey, in the United States.
This county is part of the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area area. The Delaware Valley is a term used widely to refer to the metropolitan area centered on the city of Philadelphia in the United States. It is located south of Philadelphia and northwest of Atlantic City. Philadelphia (ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə
The primary newspaper is the Gloucester County Times, distributed daily and based in Woodbury. A newspaper is a written Publication containing News, information and Advertising, usually printed on low-cost paper called Newsprint. The Gloucester County Times (GCT is a daily Newspaper in Woodbury, New Jersey, United States.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 337 square miles (873 km²), of which, 325 square miles (841 km²) of it is land and 12 square miles (32 km²) of it (3. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title) is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 62%) is water.
Gloucester County is largely composed of low-lying river and coastal plain. The highest elevation in the county is a slight rise along County Route 654 southeast of Cross Keys that reaches approximately 180 feet (55 m) above sea level; the lowest point is sea level at the Delaware River. The Delaware River is a river on the Atlantic coast of the United States.
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Woodbury, founded in 1683 by Henry Wood, is the oldest town in the county.  National Park, another town in the county, was the site of the Revolutionary War Battle of Red Bank (now included in a county park) where Fort Mercer once stood. In this article the inhabitants of the thirteen colonies that supported the American Revolution are primarily referred to as "Americans" with occasional references to "Patriots" Here can be seen the remains of the British ship Augusta (stored in a shed in the park), which sank during the battle. During the colonial era, Gloucester County's main economic activity was agriculture. This article is about a type of political territory For other uses see Colony (disambiguation. Agriculture refers to the production of goods through the growing of plants and fungi and the raising of domesticated Animals The study of agriculture In Woodbury (even then the main town) was located the county courthouse, the county jail, a Quaker meeting house (still in existence), and an inn (on the current location of Woodbury Crossings). For the Arlington Virginia neighborhood see Courthouse Virginia A courthouse (sometimes spelled court house) is a building Jail, or gaol (especially in Canada, Australia and NZ[http //www Inns are establishments where travellers can procure Food, Drink, and Lodging. Because of the county's many creeks leading to the Delaware River and the Atlantic Ocean, smuggling was very common. A stream is a body of Water with a current, confined within a bed and stream-banks The Delaware River is a river on the Atlantic coast of the United States. Smuggling, also known as trafficking, is the clandestine transportation of goods or persons past a point where prohibited such as out of a building into a Prison Today, Gloucester County has a large and diverse population. The term multiculturalism generally refers to a state of racial, cultural and ethnic diversity within the Demographics of a specified In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology
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As of the census of 2000, there were 254,673 people, 90,717 households, and 67,221 families residing in the county. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population The population density was 784 people per square mile (303/km²). Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume There were 95,054 housing units at an average density of 293 per square mile (113/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 87. 07% White, 9. 06% Black or African American, 0. 19% Native American, 1. 49% Asian, 0. 03% Pacific Islander, 0. 85% from other races, and 1. 30% from two or more races. 2. 58% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 23. 8% were of Italian, 19. The' Italian people' are a Southern European Ethnic group located primarily in Italy, Switzerland, France and by virtue of a wide-ranging 3% Irish, 15. The Irish people ( Irish: Muintir na hÉireann, na hÉireannaigh, na Gaeil) are a Western European Ethnic group who originate 8% German and 7. The German people (Deutsche are an Ethnic group, in the sense of sharing a common German culture, descent and speaking the German language as 6% English ancestry according to Census 2000. The English people (from the adjective in Englisc) are a Nation and Ethnic group native to England who predominantly speak English
In the county the population was spread out with 26. 40% under the age of 18, 8. 90% from 18 to 24, 30. 40% from 25 to 44, 22. 60% from 45 to 64, and 11. 70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 93. 70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90. 20 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $54,273, and the median income for a family was $62,482. Males had a median income of $43,825 versus $31,077 for females. The per capita income for the county was $22,708. Per capita income means how much each individual receives in monetary terms of the yearly income generated in the country About 4. 30% of families and 6. 20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6. The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of Income deemed necessary to achieve an adequate Standard of living in a given country 60% of those under age 18 and 7. 00% of those age 65 or over.
Gloucester County is governed by a Board of Chosen Freeholders consisting of seven members. In New Jersey, the Boards of Chosen Freeholders are the county legislatures of the 21 counties of the state. Currently, all of the Freeholders are Democrats. The Democratic Party is one of two major Political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. Freeholders are elected at large by the voters of Gloucester County in partisan elections and serve staggered 3-year terms. Gloucester County's Freeholders are:
The following municipalities are located in Gloucester County. Stephen M Sweeney (born June 11, 1959) is an American Democratic Party Politician, who has served in the New Jersey The municipality type is listed in parentheses after the name, except where the type is included as part of the name. Census-designated places and other unincorporated communities are listed under their municipalities. A census-designated place ( CDP) is a type of place (a concentration of population identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical purposes In Law, an unincorporated area is a region of land that is not a part of any Municipality.
Gloucester County is the home to several notable Americans, including: