Demographics

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 17,613 people, 7,426 households, and 4,211 families residing in the borough. The population density was 4,525.1 per square mile (1,747.2/km2). There were 8,251 housing units at an average density of 2,119.8 per square mile (818.5/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 48.08% (8,469) White, 34.66% (6,104) Black or African American, 0.44% (78) Native American, 2.80% (493) Asian, 0.02% (4) Pacific Islander, 10.34% (1,822) from other races, and 3.65% (643) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 20.85% (3,673) of the population.

There were 7,426 households out of which 26.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 30.9% were married couples living together, 18.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.3% were non-families. 33.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the borough, the population was spread out with 22.5% under the age of 18, 11.2% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33.3 years. For every 100 females there were 90.6 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and old there were 87.9 males.

The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American Community Survey showed that (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) median household income was $47,462 (with a margin of error of +/- $2,694) and the median family income was $55,906 (+/- $3,257). Males had a median income of $34,580 (+/- $5,293) versus $35,523 (+/- $3,099) for females. The per capita income for the borough was $22,793 (+/- $1,111). About 9.8% of families and 11.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.0% of those under age 18 and 4.4% of those age 65 or over.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough had a total area of 3.954 square miles (10.241 km2), including 3.892 square miles (10.081 km2) of land and 0.062 square miles (0.160 km2) of water (1.56%).

Lindenwold borders the Camden County municipalities of Berlin Borough, Berlin Township, Clementon Borough, Gibbsboro, Gloucester Township, Laurel Springs, Pine Hill, Somerdale, Stratford, and Voorhees Township.