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Victory Gardens, New Jersey
Victory Gardens is located at 40°52'32" North, 74°32'40" West (40.875432, -74.544473).
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 1,546 people, 564 households, and 381 families residing in the borough. The population density is 3,979.4/km² (10,582.6/mi²). There are 588 housing units at an average density of 1,513.5/km² (4,025.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough is 51.36% White, 21.41% African American, 0.06% Native American, 5.43% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 15.27% from other races, and 6.47% from two or more races. 50.65% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 564 households out of which 39.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.3% are married couples living together, 17.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.3% are non-families. 25.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 2.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.74 and the average family size is 3.21.
In the borough the population is spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 39.3% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, and 5.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.3 males.
The median income for a household in the borough is $44,375, and the median income for a family is $43,594. Males have a median income of $32,841 versus $24,875 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $20,616. 8.4% of the population and 8.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.4% of those under the age of 18 and 10.5% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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