Fairfield Township, Cumberland County

State Plan Planning Areas (2001)

ACRESCenter NameCenter TypePlanning Area DescriptionPlanning Area NumberSQMI
385.91METROPOLITAN10.6030
1552.55SUBURBAN22.4258
10050.92RURAL415.7046
1537.48RURAL ENV. SENSITIVE422.4024
8698.15ENVIRONMENTALLY SENSITIVE513.5907
4830.15STATE PARK87.5473

Mayor and Government

FieldValue
AddressP O Box 240
CityFairton
StateNJ
ZIP Code08320-0240
Phone Number(856) 451-9284
Fax Number()
Mayor's NameMarion Kennedy
Term Start2008-01-01
Term End2008-12-31

Placenames

CLASSCOORDSELEVATIONFEATUREIDNAMEQUAD
SchoolView Map272333233Fairfield Township Elementary SchoolBridgeton
SchoolView Map162333282Fairton Christian CenterBridgeton
SchoolView Map272333327Maranatha Baptist SchoolBridgeton
StreamView Map1874233Abbot CreekBen Davis Point
StreamView Map0874435Ayres CreekBen Davis Point
CapeView Map1874451Back NeckBen Davis Point
StreamView Map0874813Blews RunBen Davis Point
StreamView Map17874832Bluebird BranchBridgeton
StreamView Map1874929Bridges Sticks CreekBen Davis Point
IslandView Map1875074Cabin IslandBen Davis Point
ReservoirView Map5875465Clarks PondBridgeton
StreamView Map1875929Division CreekBen Davis Point
BayView Map0875976Drum BedBen Davis Point
Populated PlaceView Map8876269FairtonBridgeton
Populated PlaceView Map30876402FordvilleBridgeton
Populated PlaceView Map25876690GouldtownBridgeton
SwampView Map0876792Green SwampShiloh
Populated PlaceView Map1877296Husted LandingBen Davis Point
Populated PlaceView Map2877978Loyds CornerBen Davis Point
StreamView Map11878096Maple Hollow BranchBridgeton
StreamView Map6878352Mill CreekBridgeton
StreamView Map0878957Old Hatch CreekBen Davis Point
CemeteryView Map10878963Old Presbyterian CemeteryBridgeton
CemeteryView Map9878968Old Stone Church CemeteryCedarville
GutView Map1879076Oyster GutBen Davis Point
StreamView Map0879276Pier Point CreekBen Davis Point
CapeView Map1879277Pier Point NeckBen Davis Point
GutView Map13879620Rattlesnake GutCedarville
StreamView Map1879741Rocaps RunBridgeton
StreamView Map0879745Rock CreekBen Davis Point
Populated PlaceView Map1880444Sea BreezeBen Davis Point
StreamView Map1880529Sheep Pen CreekBen Davis Point
StreamView Map13881223North Cape May BranchBridgeton
StreamView Map1881312Tweed CreekBen Davis Point
StreamView Map0881739Western CrossBen Davis Point
LocaleView Map0882238Laning WharfShiloh
ParkView Map1883045Dix Fish and Wildlife Management AreaBen Davis Point
ParkView Map0883053Clarks Pond Fish and Wildlife Management AreaBridgeton
Populated PlaceView Map9883095New England CrossroadsCedarville
Populated PlaceView Map6883098Tindells LandingBridgeton
DamView Map5883862Clarks Pond DamBridgeton
LocaleView Map19884419Cohansey Country ClubBridgeton
AirportView Map2884733Halka Nurseries AirportBen Davis Point

Historic Population

FieldValue
MUNIFAIRFIELD TWP
COUNTYCUMBERLAND
ACRES27892.12
Square Miles43.58
1930 Population1848
1940 Population1977
1950 Population2932
1960 Population3916
1970 Population4990
1980 Population5693
1990 Population5699
Total Population6283
1930 Density43.7
1940 Density46.7
1950 Density69.3
1960 Density92.6
1970 Density118
1980 Density134.6
1990 Density134.8
PDEN00144.1716

Employment Statistics (2003)

1st Quarter Employment2nd Quarter Employment3rd Quarter Employment4th Quarter EmploymentAverage Annual Employment Average Annual WagesAverage UnitsAverage Weekly WagesStatistic TypeTotal Wages
9171082111499310174725664909TOTAL - ALL COVERED UI & UCFE48059611
4756386875515894156258799TOTAL - PRIVATE SECTOR24490086
3083093033093066212121195TOTAL - FEDERAL GOVT19003925
134135124133122374744721TOTAL - LOCAL GOVT4565600

Land Use (2002)

ACRESLABEL02LU02
57.24RESIDENTIAL, HIGH DENSITY OR MULTIPLE DWELLING1110
99.81RESIDENTIAL, SINGLE UNIT, MEDIUM DENSITY1120
546.71RESIDENTIAL, SINGLE UNIT, LOW DENSITY1130
800.94RESIDENTIAL, RURAL, SINGLE UNIT1140
1.53MIXED RESIDENTIAL1150
128.41COMMERCIAL/SERVICES1200
18.42INDUSTRIAL1300
64.69TRANSPORTATION/COMMUNICATION/UTILITIES1400
0.19BRIDGE OVER WATER1419
0.67WETLAND RIGHTS-OF-WAY1461
19.97UPLAND RIGHTS-OF-WAY UNDEVELOPED1463
13.05STORMWATER BASIN1499
1.93MIXED URBAN OR BUILT-UP LAND1600
110.40OTHER URBAN OR BUILT-UP LAND1700
21.11CEMETERY1710
1.09MANAGED WETLAND IN MAINTAINED LAWN GREENSPACE1750
124.80RECREATIONAL LAND1800
16.75ATHLETIC FIELDS (SCHOOLS)1804
3359.87CROPLAND AND PASTURELAND2100
605.69AGRICULTURAL WETLANDS (MODIFIED)2140
30.88FORMER AGRICULTURAL WETLAND (BECOMING SHRUBBY, NOT BUILT-UP)2150
932.90ORCHARDS/VINEYARDS/NURSERIES/HORTICULTURAL AREAS2200
101.52OTHER AGRICULTURE2400
724.62DECIDUOUS FOREST (10-50% CROWN CLOSURE)4110
2126.96DECIDUOUS FOREST (>50% CROWN CLOSURE)4120
107.36CONIFEROUS FOREST (10-50% CROWN CLOSURE)4210
1497.88CONIFEROUS FOREST (>50% CROWN CLOSURE)4220
225.08PLANTATION4230
55.14MIXED FOREST (>50% CONIFEROUS WITH 10-50% CROWN CLOSURE)4311
1138.60MIXED FOREST (>50% CONIFEROUS WITH >50% CROWN CLOSURE)4312
250.26MIXED FOREST (>50% DECIDUOUS WITH 10-50% CROWN CLOSURE)4321
1043.79MIXED FOREST (>50% DECIDUOUS WITH >50% CROWN CLOSURE)4322
171.49OLD FIELD (< 25% BRUSH COVERED)4410
1.45PHRAGMITES DOMINATE OLD FIELD4411
111.39DECIDUOUS BRUSH/SHRUBLAND4420
216.19CONIFEROUS BRUSH/SHRUBLAND4430
605.77MIXED DECIDUOUS/CONIFEROUS BRUSH/SHRUBLAND4440
8.91STREAMS AND CANALS5100
140.39ARTIFICIAL LAKES5300
2101.12TIDAL RIVERS, INLAND BAYS, AND OTHER TIDAL WATERS5410
86.53OPEN TIDAL BAYS5411
6699.88SALINE MARSH (LOW MARSH)6111
111.94SALINE MARSH (HIGH MARSH)6112
168.21PHRAGMITES DOMINATE COASTAL WETLANDS6141
880.79DECIDUOUS WOODED WETLANDS6210
141.69CONIFEROUS WOODED WETLANDS6220
20.27ATLANTIC WHITE CEDAR WETLANDS6221
168.30DECIDUOUS SCRUB/SHRUB WETLANDS6231
134.82CONIFEROUS SCRUB/SHRUB WETLANDS6232
73.19MIXED SCRUB/SHRUB WETLANDS (DECIDUOUS DOM.)6233
63.07MIXED SCRUB/SHRUB WETLANDS (CONIFEROUS DOM.)6234
299.65HERBACEOUS WETLANDS6240
111.15PHRAGMITES DOMINATE INTERIOR WETLANDS6241
525.35MIXED WOODED WETLANDS (DECIDUOUS DOM.)6251
223.52MIXED WOODED WETLANDS (CONIFEROUS DOM.)6252
11.82BEACHES7100
176.05EXTRACTIVE MINING7300
7.96ALTERED LANDS7400
359.72DISTURBED WETLANDS (MODIFIED)7430
38.61TRANSITIONAL AREAS7500
0.71UNDIFFERENTIATED BARREN LANDS7600

School Districts

ACRESAbbott DistrictDistrict IDDistrict NameDistrict Numeric TypeDistrict Type
103577.76003620CUMBERLAND REGIONAL2Secondary
28007.94005040FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP1Elementary

Census Summary File 1 (Population & Housing)

FieldValue
Total Population6283
Total Population: White2602
Total Population: Black2980
Total Population: American Indian319
Total Population: Asian35
Total Population: Hawaiian2
Total Population: Other Race150
Total Population: Hispanic557
Total Population: Not Hispanic5726
Median Age: Both Sexes36.8
Median Age: Male35.5
Median Age: Female39.4
Total Population: Male3736
Total Population: Female2547
Households: Total1751
Average Household Size2.78
Housing Units: Total1915
Housing Units: Occupied1751
Housing Units: Vacant164

Census Summary File 3

FieldValue
Workers 16 years and over: Total1953
Means of transportation to work; Car; truck; or van1816
Means of transportation to work; Car; truck; or van; Drove alone1598
Means of transportation to work; Car; truck; or van; Carpooled218
Means of transportation to work; Public transportation29
Means of transportation to work; Public transportation; Bus or trolley bus29
Means of transportation to work; Bicycle5
Means of transportation to work; Walked31
Means of transportation to work; Other means15
Worked at home57
Total1953
Did not work at home1896
Did not work at home; Travel time to work; Less than 5 minutes52
Did not work at home; Travel time to work; 5 to 9 minutes166
Did not work at home; Travel time to work; 10 to 14 minutes422
Did not work at home; Travel time to work; 15 to 19 minutes348
Did not work at home; Travel time to work; 20 to 24 minutes278
Did not work at home; Travel time to work; 25 to 29 minutes144
Did not work at home; Travel time to work; 30 to 34 minutes174
Did not work at home; Travel time to work; 35 to 39 minutes43
Did not work at home; Travel time to work; 40 to 44 minutes18
Did not work at home; Travel time to work; 45 to 59 minutes93
Did not work at home; Travel time to work; 60 to 89 minutes109
Did not work at home; Travel time to work; 90 or more minutes49
Worked at home57
Households: Median household income in 199937891
Households: Total1744
Household income; Less than $10;000113
Household income; $10;000 to $14;999118
Household income; $15;000 to $19;999100
Household income; $20;000 to $24;999185
Household income; $25;000 to $29;999118
Household income; $30;000 to $34;999136
Household income; $35;000 to $39;999183
Household income; $40;000 to $44;999165
Household income; $45;000 to $49;999116
Household income; $50;000 to $59;99990
Household income; $60;000 to $74;999170
Household income; $75;000 to $99;999174
Household income; $100;000 to $124;99947
Household income; $125;000 to $149;9996
Household income; $150;000 to $199;9996
Household income; $200;000 or more17
Housing units: Total1915
Built 1999 to March 200021
Built 1995 to 199872
Built 1990 to 1994101
Built 1980 to 1989229
Built 1970 to 1979475
Built 1960 to 1969333
Built 1950 to 1959248
Built 1940 to 1949194
Built 1939 or earlier242
Specified owner-occupied housing units: Median real estate taxes1625