Introduction to Haddonfield, New Jersey

Haddonfield, New Jersey, in Camden county, is 3 miles S of Cherry Hill, New Jersey and 7 miles SE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The people of the town are in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. Haddonfield has a population of 11,659.

Haddonfield History

The present day Haddonfield was once inhabited by the Lenni Lenape Native Americans. Haddonfield was founded by Elizabeth Haddon and was named after her. Prior to its incorporation on April 6, 1875, Haddonfield was a part of Haddon Township.

Haddonfield and nearby Attractions

  • Indian King Tavern
  • Haddonfield Historic Society Museum
  • Independence National Historical Park
  • Barclay Farmstead Museum
  • Gloria Dei Church National Historic Site
  • Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

Things To Do In Haddonfield

Haddonfield is home to one of the most significant paleontology sites of the world, the Indian King Tavern. One can visit the Indian King Tavern Museum as well as the other historical sites of the area. The town also includes a number of old-fashioned shops. In addition, Haddonfield’s Hadrosaurus Sculpture Park is very popular.

Haddonfield Transportation

Air transportation is provided by the Philadelphia International Airport.

Haddonfield Higher Education

Rutgers University - Camden, Temple University, Community College of Philadelphia, MCP Hahnemann University and Camden County College are close to the town.


Total Population 11,521
Male Share of the Population 48.7%
Female Share of the Population 51.3%
Senior Citizens 17.6%
Employed Population 16+ 5,456
Age of the Population 43


% of people married 63.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 73.1%
Median Earnings25+ $65,219
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $32,031
Median Earnings With High School Degree $24,107


Median Family Income $150,156
% Above Poverty Level 95.5%
% Below Poverty Level 4.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation 10.3%


People Living Alone 24%
Median Gross Rent $1,206
Median House Value $454,700


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.2%
US/American 0.3%
English 16%
Irish 33.5%

Haddonfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles S of Cherry Hill, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 7 miles SE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Camden
Standard Zip Codes 08033
Phone Area Codes 856
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.891
Longitude -75.038

Haddonfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 2.5 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
Distance 6.4 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 19.5 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, Haddonfield, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

East Haddonfield (08033)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Audubon 8,763 $94,448
Barrington 6,904 $85,525
Haddon Heights 7,425 $109,526
Lawnside 2,919 $65,145
Magnolia 4,329 $72,350
Woodlynne 2,972 $44,598

Haddonfield Public Libraries

Haddonfield Public Library
Haddonfield, New Jersey
(856) 429-1304
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Student/teacher ratio: 14.1

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