Shamong Township, New Jersey

Shamong Township, New Jersey

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Shamong Township, New Jersey
settlement_type = Township
nickname =
motto =



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mapsize = 250x200px
map_caption = Shamong Township highlighted in Burlington County. Inset



mapsize1 = 250x200px
map_caption1 = Census Bureau map of Shamong Township, New Jersey

subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = New Jersey
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Burlington
government_footnotes =
government_type = Township (New Jersey)
leader_title = Mayor
leader_name = John Shevelew (2010)
leader_title1 =
leader_name1 =
established_title = Incorporated
established_date = February 19, 1852

unit_pref = Imperial
area_footnotes =
area_magnitude =
area_total_km2 = 116.7
area_land_km2 = 116.1
area_water_km2 = 0.6
area_total_sq_mi = 45.1
area_land_sq_mi = 44.8
area_water_sq_mi = 0.2

population_as_of = 2006
population_footnotes =
population_total = 6873
population_density_km2 = 55.7
population_density_sq_mi = 144.2

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_footnotes = [Gnis|882084|Township of Shamong, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed June 13, 2008.]
elevation_m = 15
elevation_ft = 49
latd = 39 |latm = 46 |lats = 39 |latNS = N
longd = 74 |longm = 44 |longs = 7 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 08088
area_code = 609
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 34-66810GR|2 [ [http://mcdc2.missouri.edu/webrepts/commoncodes/ccc_nj.html A Cure for the Common Codes: New Jersey] , Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed July 14, 2008.]
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 0882084GR|3
website = http://www.shamong.net
footnotes =

Shamong Township is a Township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township population was 6,462.

Shamong was incorporated as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 19, 1852, from portions of Medford Township, Southampton Township and Washington Township. Portions of the township were taken to form Woodland Township (March 7, 1866), and Tabernacle Township (March 22, 1901)."The Story of New Jersey's Civil Boundaries: 1606-1968", John P. Snyder, Bureau of Geology and Topography; Trenton, New Jersey; 1969. p. 99.]

"New Jersey Monthly" magazine ranked Shamong Township as its 6th best place to live in its 2008 rankings of the "Best Places To Live" in New Jersey. [ [http://njmonthly.com/articles/best_of/placestolive/best-places-to-live---the-complete-top-towns-list-.html "Best Places To Live - The Complete Top Towns List 1-100"] , "New Jersey Monthly", February 21, 2008. Accessed February 24, 2008.]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 45.1 square miles (116.7 km²), of which, 44.8 square miles (116.1 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²) of it (0.55%) is water.

Shamong Township borders Medford Township, Tabernacle Township, Washington Township, Camden County, and Atlantic County.

Demographics

USCensusPop
1930= 475
1940= 505
1950= 712
1960= 774
1970= 1318
1980= 4537
1990= 5765
2000= 6462
estimate=6873
estyear=2006
estref= [http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/SAFFPopulation?_event=Search&geo_id=16000US3463660&_geoContext=01000US%7C04000US34%7C16000US3463660&_street=&_county=shamong&_cityTown=shamong&_state=04000US34&_zip=&_lang=en&_sse=on&ActiveGeoDiv=geoSelect&_useEV=&pctxt=fph&pgsl=160&_submenuId=population_0&ds_name=null&_ci_nbr=null&qr_name=null&reg=null%3Anull&_keyword=&_industry= Census data for Shamong township] , United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 20, 2007.]
footnote=Population 1930 - 1990. [ [http://www.wnjpin.net/OneStopCareerCenter/LaborMarketInformation/lmi01/poptrd6.htm New Jersey Resident Population by Municipality: 1930 - 1990] , Workforce New Jersey Public Information Network. Accessed March 1, 2007.]
As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 6,462 people, 2,132 households, and 1,820 families residing in the township. The population density was 144.2 people per square mile (55.7/km²). There were 2,175 housing units at an average density of 48.5/sq mi (18.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.25% White, 0.82% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.67% Asian, 0.31% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.05% of the population.

There were 2,132 households out of which 44.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.2% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.6% were non-families. 11.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.03 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the township the population was spread out with 29.4% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 29.2% from 45 to 64, and 6.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 100.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $77,457, and the median income for a family was $82,534. Males had a median income of $55,664 versus $35,440 for females. The per capita income for the township was $30,934. About 2.3% of families and 2.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.7% of those under age 18 and 2.1% of those age 65 or over.

Government

Local government

Shamong Township is governed under the Township form of government with a five-member Township Committee. The Township Committee is elected directly by the voters in partisan elections to serve three-year terms of office on a staggered basis, with one or two seats coming up for election each year."2005 New Jersey Legislative District Data Book", Rutgers University Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, April 2005, p. 103.] At an annual reorganization meeting, the Township Committee selects one of its members to serve as Mayor and another as Deputy Mayor.

Members of the Shamong Township Committee are Mayor Jon Shevelew (2010), Deputy Mayor George Young (2008), Sean Gray (2009), Chris Norman (2010) and Mary Anne Reinhart (2009). [ [http://www.shamong.net/index.asp?Type=B_LIST&SEC={6BF5A235-C2A5-4B37-8768-31A3B9A94F59} Shamong Township Officials] , Shamong Township. Accessed March 4, 2007.]

Federal, state and county representation

Shamong Township is split between the Second and Third Congressional Districts and is part of New Jersey's 8th Legislative District. [ [http://www.lwvnj.org/pubs/CG06.pdf 2006 New Jersey Citizen's Guide to Government] , New Jersey League of Women Voters, p. 64. Accessed August 30, 2006.]

Education

The Shamong Township School District serves public school students in kindergarten through eighth grade. Schools in the district (with 2005-06 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics [ [http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/school_list.asp?Search=1&DistrictID=3414880 Data for the Shamong Township Public Schools] , National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed {April 9, 2008.] ) are [http://www.ims.k12.nj.us/IMS.htm Indian Mills Elementary School] for grades K-4 (539 students) and [http://www.ims.k12.nj.us/IMMS.htm Indian Mills Memorial School] for grades 5-8 (436 students).

Public school students in Shamong Township in grades 9-12 attend Seneca High School located in Tabernacle Township, which is part of the Lenape Regional High School District. The district serves students from Evesham Township, Medford Lakes, Medford Township, Mount Laurel Township, Shamong Township, Southampton Township, Tabernacle Township and Woodland Township. [ [http://education.state.nj.us/rc/rc07/narrative/05/2610/05-2610-000.html Lenape Regional High School District 2007 Report Card Narrative] , New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed April 8, 2008. "The Lenape Regional High School District serves the eight municipalities of Evesham, Medford, Mount Laurel, Shamong, Southampton, Tabernacle and Woodland townships and Medford Lakes borough."] The school serves students in ninth through twelfth grade from Shamong, Southampton, Tabernacle and Woodland Townships. [ [http://education.state.nj.us/rc/rc07/narrative/05/2610/05-2610-070.html Seneca High School 2007 Report Card Narrative] , New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed April 9, 2008.]

Notable residents

Notable current and former residents of Shamong Township include:
*Keith Jones (1968-), former forward of the Philadelphia Flyers. [Leakan , Paul. "Reeve Paralysis Foundation cause hits home Med. Lakes family to host fund-raiser", "Burlington County Times", March 6, 2005.]
*Sami Kapanen (1973-), forward for the Philadelphia Flyers.Fact|date=May 2008
*Joe Vento, owner of South Philadelphia cheesesteak shop Geno's Steaks [Wells, Steven. [http://www.philadelphiaweekly.com/view.php?id=12617 Vento Venting: The Geno's proprietor doesn't speak for South Philly] , "Philadelphia Weekly", July 19, 2006. Accessed April 9, 2008.] Greg Vitagliano Owner of Selective Flooring Washington Twp NJ

References

Seth Basile, long time resident since 1979. A avid bass fisherman and local folk lure. Purchased a 87 Ford Mustang then turned into a race car driver after turning down many endoresment deals from "Bass Pro Shops". Once he started racing at the local track (Atco Raceway) he became a bigger phenomenon. The car he purchased was from MM&FF magazine called "Mean Mr. Mustang" After a lengthy racing career, he now is employed for "Pinks" as a advisor.

External links

* [http://www.shamong.net/ Shamong Township website]
* [http://www.ims.k12.nj.us Shamong Township Public Schools]
*NJReportCard|05|4740|0|Shamong Township Public Schools
* [http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/school_list.asp?Search=1&DistrictID=3414880 Data for the Shamong Township Public Schools] , National Center for Education Statistics
* [http://home.lrhsd.org/pwrx/pages/page.jsp?P_SITE_ID=1&P_PAGE_ID=1 Lenape Regional High School District]


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