- Turnersville, New Jersey
official_name = Turnersville, New Jersey
settlement_type = CDP
mapsize = 250x200px
map_caption = Map of Turnersville CDP in Gloucester County
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Gloucester
area_total_km2 = 3.9
area_land_km2 = 3.8
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 1.5
area_land_sq_mi = 1.5
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 3867
population_density_km2 = 1005.2
population_density_sq_mi = 2603.4
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 19
elevation_ft = 62
latd = 39 |latm = 46 |lats = 7 |latNS = N
longd = 75 |longm = 3 |longs = 50 |longEW = W
Turnersville is a
census-designated placeand unincorporated area located within Washington Township, in Gloucester County, New Jersey. As of the United States 2000 Census, the CDP population was 3,867. It is named after the Turner family, one of the original families of Washington Township. [ [http://www.twp.washington.nj.us/content/69/85/default.aspx History of Washington Township] , accessed April 2, 2007. "Some of the early settlers to the area were the Collins family of Chestnut Ridge Farm (1771), the Turner family (1798) for whom Turnersville was named, the Hurff family (1806) of Hurffville, the Heritage family (1725) whose family began the Heritage Dairy Farm Stores, the Morgan family who were the first residents of the Olde Stone House (1736) and the Bell Family who arrived in 1899 turning our 139 year old grist mill into GENERAL MILLS, INC."] The area falls under the 08012 ZIP codefor Blackwood.
Turnersville is located at coor dms|39|46|7|N|75|3|50|W|city (39.768635, -75.063874)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.9 km²(1.5 mi²), all land.
footnote=source: [cite web
title=Population Finder: Turnersville CDP, New Jersey
U.S. Census Bureau
accessdate=2007-03-19] As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 3,867 people, 1,167 households, and 1,060 families residing in the CDP. The population densitywas 1,002.1/km² (2,603.4/mi²). There were 1,179 housing units at an average density of 305.5/km² (793.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 92.68% White, 3.67% African American, 0.03% Native American, 2.48% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.39% from other races, and 0.72% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.45% of the population.
There were 1,167 households out of which 49.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 81.3% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 9.1% were non-families. 7.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.31 and the average family size was 3.49.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 29.8% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 7.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 93.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.7 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $86,421, and the median income for a family was $90,863. Males had a median income of $59,911 versus $43,929 for females. The
per capita incomefor the CDP was $28,734. About 2.2% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.7% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.
Notable current and former residents of Turnersville include:
Linda Fiorentino(1960-), actress. [Donahue, Deirdre. "Leggy Linda Fiorentino says Gotcha! to some of the silver screen's cutest virgin hunks.", " People (magazine)", May 27, 1985. "Growing up in South Philly and later Turnersville, N.J. gave Linda a street-kid sensibility."]
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