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Overview

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.

People

Total Population 28,515
Male Share of the Population 47.9%
Female Share of the Population 52.1%
Senior Citizens 13.8%
Employed Population 16+ 11,536
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 39.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.4%
Median Earnings25+ $33,010
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,105
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,081

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,992
% Above Poverty Level 82.5%
% Below Poverty Level 17.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation 1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.5%
Median Gross Rent $938
Median House Value $158,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 39%
US/American 0%
English 7.9%
Irish 17%

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

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

Notes:

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

Station MILLVILLE MUNICIPAL AP
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
Station WOODSTOWN PITTSGROV 4E
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
Station BELLEPLAIN ST FOREST
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 25,201 $39,226
Buena 4,566 $66,042
Deerfield 3,118 $74,732
Newfield 1,616 $81,923
Pittsgrove 9,201 $83,828
Vineland 60,987 $59,312

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

Millville Public Libraries

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

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Millville High Schools

MILLVILLE SENIOR HIGH
200 WADE BLVD
856-327-6040
Serves 1,468 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14

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