Introduction to Lindenwold, New Jersey

Lindenwold, New Jersey, in Camden county, is 6 miles SE of Gloucester, New Jersey and 12 miles SE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Philadelphia metropolitan area. Lindenwold contains a population of approximately 17,414.

Lindenwold History

Lindenwold was created on April 23, 1929 from portions of the Clementon Township. The name of the town was probably derived from the German word for "linden trees." At the time of its establishment, Lindenwold had a population of 2,523. Now the figures have gone up to over 17,000.

Lindenwold and nearby Attractions

  • Trout Run Station
  • New Jersey State Aquarium
  • Gate of Heaven Cemetery
  • Linden Lake
  • Independence Seaport Museum
  • Clementon Amusement Park and Splash World

Things To Do In Lindenwold

There are a number of historic sites and museums near Lindenwold that one can pay a visit to. Among these are the Barclay Farmstead Museum, the Indian King Tavern Museum and the Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site. The Independence Seaport Museum provides an interesting insight into Philadelphia's history as a port city and a ship-building center. A visit to the New Jersey State Aquarium can prove to be a fun outing for both adults and children. The Clementon Amusement Park and Splash World is another place that is a particular favorite with kids.

Lindenwold Transportation

Philadelphia International is the nearest major airport.

Lindenwold Higher Education

Residents can pursue higher educational opportunities at Camden County College, Rowan University and Rutgers University-Camden.


Total Population 17,492
Male Share of the Population 46.6%
Female Share of the Population 53.4%
Senior Citizens 12.7%
Employed Population 16+ 8,315
Age of the Population 35


% of people married 32.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.2%
Median Earnings25+ $31,060
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,216
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,833


Median Family Income $48,576
% Above Poverty Level 82.4%
% Below Poverty Level 17.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.1%
% Using Public Transportation 8.2%


People Living Alone 38.6%
Median Gross Rent $879
Median House Value $124,800


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 54.2%
US/American 0%
English 6.1%
Irish 12.7%

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

Lindenwold Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles SE of Gloucester, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 12 miles SE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Camden
Standard Zip Codes 08021
Phone Area Codes 856
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.824
Longitude -74.998

Lindenwold Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 6.1 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 8.3 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
Distance 10 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clementon 4,968 $66,500
Gibbsboro 2,236 $86,607
Laurel Springs 1,923 $97,031
Pine Hill 10,419 $64,011
Somerdale 5,298 $63,182
Stratford 7,007 $86,327

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

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Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

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