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Overview

Introduction to Delran, New Jersey

Delran, New Jersey, in Burlington county, is 5 miles SW of Bensalem, Pennsylvania and 12 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town is in the Philadelphia area.

Delran History

Delran was established on land taken from Cinnaminson Township. It was officially incorporated as a New Jersey township in February, 1880. Its name comes from the names of two rivers, Rancocas Creek and the Delaware River.

Delran and nearby Attractions

  • Pen Ryn Mansion
  • Andalusia
  • Blessed Katharine Drexel Shrine
  • Coopertown Meeting House
  • PAWS Farm Nature Center
  • Rancocas State Park
  • Neshaminy State Park

Things To Do In Delran

Delran has its share of parks and museums where one can spend many hours recreating and educating oneself. Those who like playing golf can try their hand at the game at the Rancocas Golf Club. The river banks are also popular spots for picnics and recreational activities.

Delran Transportation

Air transportation is available from the Philadelphia International Airport.

Delran Higher Education

The area is within easy reach of many educational institutions like Gratz College, Manor College, Penn State Abington and Rutgers University - Camden.

People

Total Population 16,856
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 13.5%
Employed Population 16+ 8,916
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 52.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 39.8%
Median Earnings25+ $49,346
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,558
Median Earnings With High School Degree $37,572

Wealth

Median Family Income $107,533
% Above Poverty Level 95.1%
% Below Poverty Level 4.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation 2.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 22.7%
Median Gross Rent $1,167
Median House Value $250,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.8%
US/American 0%
English 7.1%
Irish 22.4%

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

Delran Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles SW of Bensalem, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 12 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Burlington
Standard Zip Codes 08075
Phone Area Codes 856
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.02
Longitude -74.95

Delran 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 MOORESTOWN
Distance 3.8 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 AUDUBON
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 41 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 46 to 67 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches
Station PEMBERTON
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 42 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bridgeboro (08075)

Delanco Township (08075)

Delran Township (08075)

North Delran (08075)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beverly 2,569 $53,821
Cinnaminson 16,441 $106,438
Delanco 4,542 $90,208
Moorestown 20,650 $155,435
Riverside 8,044 $60,951
Riverton 2,766 $108,194

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

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DELRAN HIGH
50 HARTFORD ROAD
856-461-6100
Serves 743 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.4

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