Folsom, New Jersey

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Folsom, New Jersey

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Folsom Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Folsom Affordability of Property Taxes
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Folsom Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Folsom People in Middle Class or Better
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Folsom Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Folsom, New Jersey

Comparing Folsom 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
Racial Diversity 9 5
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Women 7 2
Well-Paid Single Men 6 1
Age of the Population 5 5
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Senior Citizens 2 2


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 5
Median Family Income 9 4
People Above Poverty 9 4
College Educated Adults 7 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 6
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Short Commute Times 2 6
Working at Home 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 10
People Living Alone 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 4

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Folsom Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles NE of Vineland, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 29 miles SE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Atlantic
Standard Zip Codes 08037
Phone Area Codes 609
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.601
Longitude -74.843

Folsom Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 42 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches
Distance 14.1 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 16.4 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
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Folsom Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,972 100%
Male 967 49%
Female 1,005 51%
Under 18 491 24.9%
18+ 1,481 75.1%
65+ 193 9.8%
Median Age 37.5
Average Family Size 3.18
White 1,809 91.7%
African-American 87 4.4%
Asian 17 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 31 1.6%
Mixed Race 22 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 68 3.4%

Estimated Folsom Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,972
Growth 0
Growth % 0%

Folsom 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
Italian 34%
German 18.1%
Irish 17.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.8%
US/American 4.5%
English 4.3%
Polish 2.8%
French (except Basque) 2%
Scottish 1.1%
Greek 0.8%
Danish 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.6%
Russian 0.5%
Haitian 0.5%
Hungarian 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
African 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
European 0.3%
British 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Ancora (08037)
Batsto (08037)
Blue Anchor (08037)
Braddock (08037)
Elm (08037)
Nesco (08037)
Rosedale (08037)
Sweetwater (08037)

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)
Folsom 1,972 $59,231
Buena 3,873 $44,352
Chesilhurst 1,520 $50,263
Hammonton 12,604 $52,205
Waterford 10,494 $63,693
Weymouth 2,257 $49,800
Winslow 34,611 $62,045
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