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Jamesburg is a borough in Middlesex County, in the New York metro area.

The community was named after James Buckelew, business owner.

The latitude of Jamesburg is 40.352N. The longitude is -74.44W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 72 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,477.


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Median household income
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$59,461
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Jamesburg demographic reports
Settled by Scottish immigrants in the 17th century.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 13. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Thompson Park
Historic sites and museums: Displayworld/ The Stone Museum, Lakeview
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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15% of Jamesburg residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jamesburg ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jamesburg was $23,325, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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20% of Jamesburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Jamesburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $682.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,376.


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Libraries in Jamesburg include Jamesburg Library, Monroe Township Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Jamesburg include Cranbury Press

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Middlesex County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jamesburg political report.

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The average commute time for Jamesburg workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Jamesburg include Holiday Inn Jamesburg.

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