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People

Total Population 4,662
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 13%
Employed Population 16+ 2,469
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 51.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $78,400
% Above Poverty Level 88.2%
% Below Poverty Level 11.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation 1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,107
Median House Value $173,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.5%
US/American 0%
English 9.7%
Irish 26.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Blackwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles SE of Gloucester, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 11 miles SE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Camden
Standard Zip Codes 08012
Phone Area Codes 856
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.802
Longitude -75.064

Blackwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GLASSBORO 2 NE
Distance 5.1 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 40 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
Station MOORESTOWN
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 41 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches
Station SEABROOK FARMS
Distance 22.8 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Blenheim (08012)

Chews Landing (08012)

Hilltop (08012)

Lakeland (08012)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Deptford 30,538 $80,872
Laurel Springs 1,923 $97,031
Runnemede 8,414 $72,206
Somerdale 5,298 $63,182
Stratford 7,007 $86,327
Turnersville 3,521 $103,426

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Blackwood High Schools

HIGHLAND HIGH
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609-227-4100
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 1,119 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.3

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