Alloway, New Jersey

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Alloway, New Jersey

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High Points

Alloway strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New Jersey):

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Alloway Median Family Income
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 10% Alloway Affordability of Property Taxes
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Alloway Well-Paid Single Men
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Alloway Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Alloway, New Jersey

Comparing Alloway to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New Jersey (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 3
Racial Diversity 9 5
Well-Paid Single Women 8 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Age of the Population 5 4
Senior Citizens 3 4
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 8
Average Household Size 9 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 5
College Educated Adults 8 4
People in Middle Class or Better 8 3
People Above Poverty 7 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 8
Public Transportation Use 8 1
Short Commute Times 3 7
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Housing Recently Built 6 7
People Living Alone 2 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 10
Affordability of Rents 1 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Alloway Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles SE of Wilmington, Delaware (center to center)
Nearest Large City 29 miles S of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Salem
P.O. Box Zip Codes 08001
Phone Area Codes 856
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.56
Longitude -75.362

Alloway Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.1 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 40 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 46 to 67 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Distance 10.5 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 41.5 inches
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Alloway Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,774 100%
Male 1,411 50.9%
Female 1,363 49.1%
Under 18 779 28.1%
18+ 1,995 71.9%
65+ 343 12.4%
Median Age 36.7
Average Family Size 3.19
White 2,516 90.7%
African-American 191 6.9%
Asian 12 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 15 0.5%
Other 11 0.4%
Mixed Race 29 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 66 2.4%

Estimated Alloway Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,999
Growth 225
Growth % 8.1%

Alloway Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 19.1%
English 14.3%
Irish 13.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.5%
Italian 11.6%
US/American 10.7%
Polish 3.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
Swedish 1.7%
Scottish 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Dutch 1%
European 0.8%
French Canadian 0.7%
Russian 0.6%
Brazilian 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Austrian 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
Eastern European 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Alloway, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Paradise Lakes (08001)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Alloway 2,774 $65,132
Deerfield 2,927 $47,225
Mannington 1,559 $62,500
Pilesgrove 3,923 $71,629
Quinton 2,786 $48,272
Salem 5,857 $29,699
Woodstown 3,136 $56,328
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