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Beverly – NJ – Town Info
Beverly was originally incorporated in 1950 as a borough in Willingboro Township. It was incorporated as a city in 1857. The community was named for Beverly, England. It is situated on the Delaware River. According to the Census Bureau, it has a total area of 0.8 square miles, three thirds of which are land.
As of the 2010 census, the population was 2,577. Out of the 960 households in 2000, there were 33.3% with children under the age of 18 living with them. Almost half the households (44.6%) were made up of married couples living together. Households composed of non-families and individuals accounted for 27.7% and 21.6%, respectively. Female households with no husband present represented 22.7%.
The median age of the population in 2000 was 35 years. Slightly more than half (51%) were in the 25 to 64 age bracket. Individuals under the age of 18 represented 28.3%. People aged 65 years and older were 11.8%. For every 100 adult females, there were 85.3 males.
The racial composition of the city in 2000 was 74.67% White, 28.7% African American and 4.13% Hispanic or Latino of any race. Other races represented less than one percent each. The most common ancestries cited are Irish (21.2%), German (20.0%), English (11.2%), Italian (11.0%) and Polish (6.4%).
Beverly Statistical Information
The median household income in 2000 was $45,054. This rose to $57,709 by 2009. The median family income in 2000 was $49,519. Males had a median income of $35,954 versus $23,836 for females. In 2000, the per capita income was $17,760, versus $21,587 nationally. By 2009, the per capita income had increased to $26,732. The estimated median house or condo value in 2000 was $94,200. This represents an increase of more than 80% from the 2000 value of $94,200. About 11.5% of the population was living below the poverty line in 2000. This includes 16.9% of those under the age of 18. The January cost of living index was 2.7% higher the U.S. average.
In 2009, the city had 7 full-time law enforcement employees, all of them police officers. According to the N.J. State Police Uniform Crime, the number of major crimes in 2009 was 84. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 32.88 and a violent rate of 5.9. There were no murders or bias crimes. Reports included 1 rape, 6 robberies, 8 assaults, 21 burglaries, 40 cases of domestic violence and 7 incidents of police force. These statistics do not include 43 thefts, 3 motor vehicle thefts and 2 arsons.
Data for the 2010 highest educational level attained by the population aged 25 and over show that 14.15% had not completed high school versus 44.73% who did (versus 14.15% and 30.00% statewide). Holders of a bachelor’s or graduate degree represented 7.58% and 5.40% versus 20.65% and 12.05% statewide.
During 2005-2009, almost half the males were employed in retail trade (21%), manufacturing (16%), and transportation and warehousing (11%). A similar proportion of females were engaged in retail trade (21%), health care and social assistance (15%), and educational services (12%).