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Beattystown is a census-designated place
Census-designated place
A census-designated place is a concentration of population identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical purposes. CDPs are delineated for each decennial census as the statistical counterparts of incorporated places such as cities, towns and villages...

 and unincorporated area located within Mansfield Township
Mansfield Township, Warren County, New Jersey
-Demographics:As of the census of 2000, there were 6,653 people, 2,334 households, and 1,750 families residing in the township. The population density was 222.3 people per square mile . There were 2,415 housing units at an average density of 80.7 per square mile...

, in Warren County
Warren County, New Jersey
Warren County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. As of the 2010 Census, the population was 108,692. Its county seat is Belvidere...

, New Jersey
New Jersey
New Jersey is a state in the Northeastern and Middle Atlantic regions of the United States. , its population was 8,791,894. It is bordered on the north and east by the state of New York, on the southeast and south by the Atlantic Ocean, on the west by Pennsylvania and on the southwest by Delaware...

. As of the United States 2000 Census, the CDP population was 3,223.

Beattystown is listed as one the 10 most endangered historic sites in New Jersey by Preservation New Jersey

The area is located in the eastern region of the Lehigh Valley
Lehigh Valley
The Lehigh Valley, known officially by the United States Census Bureau as the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ metropolitan area and referred to locally as The Valley and A-B-E, is a metropolitan region consisting of Lehigh, Northampton, Berks, and Carbon counties in eastern Pennsylvania and...



Beattystown is located at 40.819745°N 74.844774°W (40.819745, -74.844774).

According to the United States Census Bureau
United States Census Bureau
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, the CDP has a total area of 7.8 km2 (3.0 mi2), all land.


As of the census
A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population. It is a regularly occurring and official count of a particular population. The term is used mostly in connection with national population and housing censuses; other common...

of 2000, there were 3,223 people, 1,218 households, and 862 families residing in the CDP. The population density
Population density
Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. It is frequently applied to living organisms, and particularly to humans...

 was 413.4/km2 (1,071.5/mi2). There were 1,253 housing units at an average density of 160.7/km2 (416.6/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 91.75% White, 1.64% African American, 0.03% Native American, 1.86% Asian, 2.64% from other races
Race (United States Census)
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, as defined by the Federal Office of Management and Budget and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are...

, and 2.08% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.52% of the population.

There were 1,218 households out of which 39.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% were married couples
Marriage is a social union or legal contract between people that creates kinship. It is an institution in which interpersonal relationships, usually intimate and sexual, are acknowledged in a variety of ways, depending on the culture or subculture in which it is found...

 living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.2% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 36.9% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 7.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 96.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $56,507, and the median income for a family was $75,196. Males had a median income of $48,843 versus $38,173 for females. The per capita income
Per capita income
Per capita income or income per person is a measure of mean income within an economic aggregate, such as a country or city. It is calculated by taking a measure of all sources of income in the aggregate and dividing it by the total population...

 for the CDP was $29,345. About 2.0% of families and 2.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.1% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.