Introduction to Evesham, New Jersey

Evesham, New Jersey is 9 miles SE of Cherry Hill, New Jersey and 15 miles SE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is in Burlington County. The town is part of the Philadelphia metro area. The population of Evesham is 42,275.

Evesham History

Evesham was first settled in 1672 by Quakers. The town was named after Evesham, England. Originally, Evesham included the present day township of Hainesport, Mount Laurel, Shamong, Lumberton and Washington. In 1692, it was incorporated as a township. The town is also known as Marlton. This name came about in the beginning of the 19th century.

Evesham and nearby Attractions

  • Memorial Park
  • Barclay Farmstead Museum
  • Garden State Discovery Museum
  • Garden State Park

Things To Do In Evesham

The town of Evesham includes a number of parks and playgrounds. In addition, you will find several basketball courts, baseball fields and softball complex within the town. The Recreation Department of Evesham organizes several events and programs throughout the year.

Evesham Transportation

International Air transportation is available from Atlantic City International Airport.

Evesham Higher Education

Higher educational facilities are available from Arcadia University.


Total Population 45,664
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 14.9%
Employed Population 16+ 24,450
Age of the Population 41


% of people married 53.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 46.8%
Median Earnings25+ $53,863
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,130
Median Earnings With High School Degree $37,939


Median Family Income $107,465
% Above Poverty Level 94.7%
% Below Poverty Level 5.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation 3.1%


People Living Alone 24.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,346
Median House Value $275,500


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.1%
US/American 0.3%
English 9.1%
Irish 25.5%

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

Evesham Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles SE of Cherry Hill, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 15 miles SE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Burlington
Standard Zip Codes 08053
Phone Area Codes 856
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.86
Longitude -74.89

Evesham Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 7 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 42 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches
Distance 8.4 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
Distance 13.2 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, Evesham, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Evesboro (08053)

Kresson (08053)

Marlton Lakes (08053)

North Marlton (08053)

Pine Grove (08053)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Berlin 5,380 $76,493
Gibbsboro 2,236 $86,607
Medford 23,274 $125,692
Medford Lakes 4,124 $111,974
Mount Laurel 41,870 $107,473
Voorhees 29,375 $105,269

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

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