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Chesterfield township, NJ map Land area: 21.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 5,955 (63% urban, 37% rural)
Males: 4,619  (77.6%)
Females: 1,336  (22.4%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 2,614 (2,443 owner occupied, 171 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

7%
State:

34%


Races in Chesterfield township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 48.3%
  • Black: 36.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.3%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.3%
  • Two or more races: 2.1%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 24.6
Median age of females: 40.2

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Average household size: 2.91

Chesterfield township:

2.9 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Average family size: 3.19

Estimated median household income in 2009: $109,210 ($85,428 in 1999)
This township:

$109,210
New Jersey:

$68,342

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $855 (lower quartile is $683, upper quartile is $1,302)
Here:

$855
State:

$962

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $410,880 (it was $204,600 in 2000)
Chesterfield township:

$410,880
New Jersey:

$348,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $307,356 - $564,708

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $460,108
Here:

$460,108
State:

$429,197

Townhouses or other attached units: $424,221
Here:

$424,221
State:

$286,566

In 2-unit structures: $666,555
Here:

$666,555
State:

$397,697
Population density: 278 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

1.8%
Whole state:

8.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

1.2%
Whole state:

4.2%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Chesterfield township: Chesterfield Emergency Squad (A), Chesterfield Hamilton Fire District 1 Union Fire Company 1 (B), Chesterfield Township Volunteer Fire Company Chesterfield Hose Company (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Chesterfield township: Grace African Methodist Episcopal Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Kuser Pond (A), Colliers Pond (B), Wallace Mill Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fern Brook (A), Pleasant Run (B), Bacons Run (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 203 (56% naturalized citizens)

Chesterfield township:  3.4%
State:  17.5%

55% of Chesterfield township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 12% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 90% lived in New Jersey.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4405
  • Northeast: 642
  • Midwest: 64
  • South: 289
  • West: 25

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $65,000

Chesterfield township, New Jersey satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

3,341 people in state prisons

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 867
  • One, attached: 10
  • Two: 33
  • 3 or 4: 9
  • Mobile homes: 5

Housing units in Chesterfield township with a mortgage: 553 (59 second mortgage, 118 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 170

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 6
  • 1995 to 1998: 110
  • 1990 to 1994: 45
  • 1980 to 1989: 131
  • 1970 to 1979: 117
  • 1960 to 1969: 154
  • 1950 to 1959: 127
  • 1940 to 1949: 27
  • 1939 or earlier: 207

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chesterfield township, New Jersey:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 4
  • 5 rooms: 86
  • 6 rooms: 158
  • 7 rooms: 139
  • 8 rooms: 207
  • 9 or more rooms: 236

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chesterfield township, New Jersey:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 12
  • 4 rooms: 23
  • 5 rooms: 17
  • 6 rooms: 4
  • 7 rooms: 5
  • 8 rooms: 4
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Chesterfield township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 68
  • 3 bedrooms: 324
  • 4 bedrooms: 384
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 54

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chesterfield township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 24
  • 2 bedrooms: 15
  • 3 bedrooms: 26
  • 4 bedrooms: 4
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Chesterfield township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 125
  • 2 vehicles: 457
  • 3 vehicles: 181
  • 4 vehicles: 29
  • 5 or more vehicles: 38

Cars and other vehicles available in Chesterfield township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 4
  • 1 vehicle: 42
  • 2 vehicles: 9
  • 3 vehicles: 14
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Public administration (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Engineers (7%)
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Chesterfield township:

  • Italian (13.3%)
  • Irish (11.7%)
  • German (9.5%)
  • English (7.1%)
  • Polish (5.9%)
  • United States or American (4.1%)
  • African (2.7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Germany (14%)
  • Mexico (10%)
  • United Kingdom (8%)
  • Cuba (7%)
  • Other Caribbean (7%)
  • Jamaica (7%)
  • South Africa (6%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,138 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 88 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 12 (1%)
  • Railroad: 15 (1%)
  • Walked: 10 (1%)
  • Other means: 6 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 71 (5%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (58%)
  • Utility gas (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Electricity (9%)

3,341 people in state prisons

80.4% of residents of Chesterfield township speak English at home.
12.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
5.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (18% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 48% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (43% speak English very well, 45% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,614
  • In family households: 2,392 (613 male householders, 126 female householders)
    668 spouses, 865 children (799 natural, 34 adopted, 32 stepchildren), 37 grandchildren, 5 brothers or sisters, 25 parents, 28 other relatives, 25 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 222 (83 male householders (54 living alone)), 74 female householders (57 living alone)), 65 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,341 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 274 2-persons, 175 3-persons, 161 4-persons, 93 5-persons, 30 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 111 1-person, 34 2-persons, 8 3-persons, 4 4-persons,

572 married couples with children.
64 single-parent households (16 men, 48 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 26
Here:

8.3%
New Jersey:

13.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 115
Here:

16.7%
New Jersey:

13.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 47
Here:

11.0%
New Jersey:

30.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Chesterfield township:

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