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Overview

Introduction to Logan, New Jersey

Logan, New Jersey is 12 miles E of Wilmington, Delaware and 16 miles SW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania . It is in Gloucester county. The population of the town is 6,032.

Logan History

Logan was first settled in 1820. In 1877, it was incorporated by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature. The township was formed from portions of Woolwich Township. It was named Logan Township in honor of a Union Army General, John Alexander "Black Jack" Logan.

Logan and nearby Attractions

  • Adventure Aquarium
  • Elmwood Park Zoo
  • Camden Children's Garden
  • Atwater Kent Museum
  • Brandywine Creek State Park
  • Longwood Gardens

Things To Do In Logan

Local museums include the Rockwood Mansion Park, the Church Landing Farmhouse Museum, and the American Swedish Historical Museum. Local parks include the Fort Mott State Park, the Independence National Historical Park, Bellevue State Park, and Ridley Creek State Park.

Logan Transportation

Air transportation is available from Atlantic City International Airport.

Logan Higher Education

Penn State Delaware County, Swarthmore College, Neumann College, and Widener University are all located near Logan.

People

Total Population 6,008
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 7.1%
Employed Population 16+ 3,196
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 51.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 33.6%
Median Earnings25+ $56,374
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $27,222
Median Earnings With High School Degree $49,955

Wealth

Median Family Income $104,342
% Above Poverty Level 93.9%
% Below Poverty Level 6.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 5.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,188
Median House Value $205,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.2%
US/American 0.2%
English 10.8%
Irish 29.4%

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

Logan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles E of Wilmington, Delaware (center to center)
Nearest Large City 16 miles SW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Gloucester
Standard Zip Codes 08085
Phone Area Codes 856
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.75
Longitude -75.32

Logan 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 MARCUS HOOK
Distance 6.9 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 40 F
Apr Temp 46 to 63 F
Jul Temp 70 to 88 F
Oct Temp 50 to 65 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
Station GLASSBORO 2 NE
Distance 11.8 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
Station WEST CHESTER 2 NW
Distance 22.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Auburn (08085)

Logan Township (08085)

Woolwich Township (08085)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Paulsboro 6,025 $50,217
Pilesgrove 4,125 $100,500
Swedesboro 2,612 $86,250
West Deptford 21,493 $85,489
Woodstown 3,562 $102,411
Woolwich 11,546 $128,474

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

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