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Gloucester County, Virginia

PO Box 329
Gloucester, VA 23061
Phone: (804) 693-4042
Fax: (804) 693-6004
www.co.gloucester.va.us

On the central eastern border of VA, on east bank of the York River; organized 1651 from York County. Name Origin: For Henry, Duke of Gloucester (1639-60), brother of Charles II (1630-85) and James II (1633-1701) of England

Area (sq mi):: 288.00 (land 216.61; water 71.39) Population per square mile: 174.40
Population 2005: 37,787 State rank: 44 Population change: 2000-20005 8.60%; 1990-2000 15.40% Population 2000: 34,780 (White 85.70%; Black or African American 10.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.70%; Other 2.30%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $19,990; median household $45,421; Population below poverty level: 7.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,462-$26,480
Unemployment (2004): 3.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 33.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Gloucester County, New Jersey

1 N Broad St Rm 101
Woodbury, NJ 08096
Phone: (856) 853-3237
Fax: (856) 853-3327
www.co.gloucester.nj.us

In southwestern NJ, southeast of Philadelphia; original county, organized May 26, 1686. Name Origin: For Henry, Duke of Gloucester (1639-60), third son of Charles I (1600-49), king of England

Area (sq mi):: 336.92 (land 324.72; water 12.20) Population per square mile: 852.80
Population 2005: 276,910 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 8.70%; 1990-2000 10.70% Population 2000: 254,673 (White 85.70%; Black or African American 9.10%; Hispanic or Latino 2.60%; Asian 1.50%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 3.40%. Median age: 36.10
Income 2000: per capita $22,708; median household $54,273; Population below poverty level: 6.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,134-$31,056
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 28.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 53.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Glassboro (19,177)
  • Woodbury County seat (10,437)

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