Introduction to Millville, New Jersey

Millville, New Jersey, in Cumberland county, is 5 miles S of Vineland, New Jersey and 38 miles S of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The city is considered part of the Vineland - Millville - Bridgeton metropolitan area. Millville has a population of 26,847.

Millville History

The history of Millville dates back to the early 1700s. Joseph Smith and Henry Drinker bought 24,000 acres of land in 1776. The area was incorporated on February 24, 1801, as a township of Millville. Prior to its incorporation, Millville was a part of the Fairfield Township. Millville was reincorporated on March 1, 1866 as a city.

Millville and nearby Attractions

  • Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center
  • Waltman Park
  • Parvin State Park
  • Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum
  • Millville Army Air Field Museum

Things To Do In Millville

One can visit the art studios and galleries of the Millville Arts District. There are several retail outlet stores and antique shops at Millville. At the Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center you can watch live demonstration of the old techniques of creating vases, bowls, pitchers and paperweights. You can also enjoy a number of water sports at Union Lake.

Millville Transportation

Atlantic City International is the nearest major airport.

Millville Higher Education

Facilities for higher studies are provided by the Rowan University.


Total Population 28,603
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 14.1%
Employed Population 16+ 12,272
Age of the Population 37


% of people married 40.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.9%
Median Earnings25+ $34,728
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $27,828
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,063


Median Family Income $62,098
% Above Poverty Level 83%
% Below Poverty Level 17%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation 1.7%


People Living Alone 28.4%
Median Gross Rent $910
Median House Value $164,600


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 38.1%
US/American 0%
English 8.7%
Irish 17%

Millville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles S of Vineland, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 38 miles S of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Cumberland
Standard Zip Codes 08332
Phone Area Codes 856
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.401
Longitude -75.039

Millville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 3.4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43.2 inches
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 44 F
Apr Temp 38 to 66 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Carmel (08332)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bridgeton 25,252 $36,716
Buena 4,623 $67,171
Deerfield 3,128 $77,684
Newfield 1,681 $81,429
Pittsgrove 9,287 $80,850
Vineland 60,985 $62,500

Millville Public Libraries

Millville Public Library
210 BUCK ST.
Millville, New Jersey
(856) 825-7087

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Student/teacher ratio: 14

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