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Maywood, New Jersey
Maywood is located at 40°54'18" North, 74°3'46" West (40.905030, -74.062795).
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 9,523 people, 3,710 households, and 2,626 families residing in the borough. The population density is 2,828.3/km² (7,326.2/mi²). There are 3,777 housing units at an average density of 1,121.8/km² (2,905.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough is 84.57% White, 2.79% African American, 0.07% Native American, 7.16% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 3.31% from other races, and 2.08% from two or more races. 11.71% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 3,710 households out of which 29.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% are married couples living together, 11.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.2% are non-families. 24.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.56 and the average family size is 3.09.
In the borough the population is spread out with 21.1% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 17.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 86.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 83.5 males.
The median income for a household in the borough is $62,113, and the median income for a family is $73,419. Males have a median income of $49,566 versus $38,193 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $28,117. 3.3% of the population and 2.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 4.6% of those under the age of 18 and 3.3% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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