• Total6.424 sq mi (16.640 km2) • Land5.443 sq mi (14.099 km2) • Water0.981 sq mi (2.541 km2) 15.27%Elevation
 • Total8,968 • Density1,647.5/sq mi (636.1/km2)Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST)) • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern (EDT))ZIP code
Area code(s)862/973FIPS code3408620GNIS function ID2389258

Budd Lake is an unincorporated area and also census-designated location (CDP) situated within Mount Olive Township, in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP"s populace was 8,968. Budd Lake was named for John Budd. Prior to that, it was called Hattacawanna Lake.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a complete area of 6.424 square miles (16.640 km2), including 5.443 square miles (14.099 km2) of land and 0.981 square miles (2.541 km2) of water (1.74%).

Budd Lake

Budd Lake, the largest herbal lake in New Jersey that the area is named after, is the source of the South Branch Raritan River.


A glacial lake at an elevation of 933 feet (284 m), Budd Lake has a surface area of 374 acres (1.51 km2), making it the largest herbal lake in New Jersey. It is 7–12 feet deep, and can have huge algal blooms. The bog, produced by hundreds of years of decaying plant product, supports wetland plants such as babsence spruce and also tamarack, which thrive on the floating mass. The lake is recharged with groundwater seepage via a collection of wetlands, and serves as the headwaters of the Raritan River"s South Branch. It is closely bordered by UNITED STATE Route 46 to the south, and Sand also Shore Road to the east.

Budd Lake was named for John Budd, who obtained 1,300 acres (530 ha) of land also in the location in 1714. Prior to that, it was called Hattacawanna Lake.

Demographics

Historical populationCensusPop.%±
19601,520
19703,168108.4%
19806,523105.9%
19907,27211.5%
20008,10011.4%
20108,96810.7%
Population sources:1960-19801990-2010 2000 2010

Census 2010

As of the census of 2010, there were 8,968 world, 3,232 households, and also 2,385 family members residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,647.5 per square mile (636.1/km2). Tright here were 3,423 real estate units at an average thickness of 628.8 per square mile (242.8/km2)*. The racial makeup of the CDP was 80.88% (7,253) White, 6.39% (573) Black or Afrideserve to Amerihave the right to, 0.16% (14) Native American, 7.71% (691) Eastern, 0.09% (8) Pacific Islander, 2.39% (214) from various other races, and also 2.40% (215) from 2 or even more races. <

Tright here were 3,232 family members out of which 39.6% had actually children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.0% were married couples living together, 10.2% had actually a female householder through no husband also existing, and also 26.2% were non-family members. 20.9% of all families were consisted of of individuals, and also 4.9% had actually someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average family members size was 2.77 and the average household size was 3.24.

In the CDP, the population was spcheck out out via 26.4% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 28.7% from 45 to 64, and also 7.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median era was 37.6 years. For eexceptionally 100 females there were 100.6 males. For eextremely 100 females periods 18 and old tright here were 95.0 males.


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Census 2000

As of the 2000 USA Census tright here were 8,100 world, 2,851 households, and 2,169 family members residing in the CDP. The population thickness was 534.6/km2 (1,383.8/mi2). Tright here were 2,994 housing units at an average thickness of 197.6/km2 (511.5/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 87.11% White, 3.54% African American, 0.07% Native Amerihave the right to, 5.80% Asian, 1.47% from other races, and also 2.00% from 2 or even more races. Hispanic or Latino of any type of race were 6.62% of the population.

Tbelow were 2,851 family members out of which 43.7% had children under the age of 18 living via them, 62.7% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband also present, and also 23.9% were non-family members. 18.4% of all family members were made up of people and also 3.9% had actually someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household dimension was 2.83 and the average family dimension was 3.25.

In the CDP the populace was spcheck out out with 28.7% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 37.5% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 5.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median era was 34 years. For every 100 females tright here were 99.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and also over, tright here were 96.5 males.

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The median revenue for a family members in the CDP was $62,540, and also the median earnings for a family members was $70,585. Males had actually a median income of $44,631 versus $35,316 for females. The per capita earnings for the CDP was $24,581. About 1.9% of families and 3.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.4% of those under age 18 and also 3.9% of those age 65 or over.