Brooklawn is a borough in Camden County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 1,955, reflecting a decline of 399 (-16.9%) from the 2,354 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 549 (+30.4%) from the 1,805 counted in the 1990 Census.
Brooklawn was incorporated as a borough on March 11, 1924, from portions of the now-defunct Centre Township, based on the results of a referendum held on April 5, 1924. The borough was reincorporated on March 23, 1926. The borough's name is derived from its location and setting.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough had a total area of 0.53 square miles (1.37 km2), including 0.49 square miles (1.27 km2) of land and 0.04 square miles (0.11 km2) of water (7.74%).
The borough borders the municipalities of Bellmawr, Gloucester City and Mount Ephraim in Camden County; and Westville in Gloucester County.
The 2010 United States Census counted 1,955 people, 759 households, and 516.120 families in the borough. The population density was 3,974.6 inhabitants per square mile (1,534.6/km2). There were 806 housing units at an average density of 1,638.6 per square mile (632.7/km2). The racial makeup was 87.88% (1,718) White, 5.32% (104) Black or African American, 0.10% (2) Native American, 2.20% (43) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 2.05% (40) from other races, and 2.46% (48) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.29% (123) of the population.
Of the 759 households, 30.8% had children under the age of 18; 43.0% were married couples living together; 18.3% had a female householder with no husband present and 32.0% were non-families. Of all households, 24.8% 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 2.58 and the average family size was 3.08.
23.4% of the population were under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 26.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older.