Mullica Township is situated in the northeastern region of Atlantic County, within the New Jersey Pinelands. Covering an area of 56.58 square miles, the township shares its northern boundary with Washington Township in Burlington County, while the City of Egg Harbor bounds it to the east. Hamilton Township lies to the south of Mullica, and to the west, it is bordered by the Town of Hammonton.
As of the latest census, Mullica Township has a population of 6,147, with a density of 104.5 persons per square mile. In the year 2000, the population was 5,912, comprising 4,764 Whites, 371 Blacks, 16 Native Americans, 49 Asians, 7 Pacific Islanders, 196 people of two or more races, and 509 others. The Hispanic population was 975. During the harvest season, the township experiences a population bulge due to an influx of migrant workers. The median age of residents in Mullica Township is 39.9 years.
Form of Government
Mullica Township operates under the Committee Form of government. The township is led by a committee comprising five elected members who each serve a three-year term. The mayor is chosen annually by the committee and presides over the meetings.