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Lebanon Township, New Jersey
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 82.2 km² (31.7 mi²). 82.1 km² (31.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.13% water.
Lebanon Township borders Tewksbury Township, Califon Borough, Clinton Township, High Bridge Borough, Union Township, Bethlehem Township, Glen Gardner Borough, and Hampton Borough. Lebanon Township also borders Warren County and Morris County.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 5,816 people, 1,963 households, and 1,556 families residing in the township. The population density is 70.9/km² (183.5/mi²). There are 2,020 housing units at an average density of 24.6/km² (63.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the township is 96.97% White, 0.81% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.93% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.38% from other races, and 0.79% from two or more races. 1.72% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 1,963 households out of which 38.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.1% are married couples living together, 5.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 20.7% are non-families. 15.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 5.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.79 and the average family size is 3.15.
In the township the population is spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 28.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.1 males.
The median income for a household in the township is $77,662, and the median income for a family is $86,145. Males have a median income of $58,306 versus $40,474 for females. The per capita income for the township is $30,793. 2.0% of the population and 1.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 0.0% of those under the age of 18 and 8.4% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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