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Overview

Introduction to Mount Holly, New Jersey

Mount Holly, New Jersey, in Burlington county, is 9 miles SE of Bensalem, Pennsylvania and 20 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania . It is part of the surrounding Philadelphia metro area.

Mount Holly History

The area that is known as Mount Holly started developing after a dam was built on the Rancocas. This allowed mills to be built in the area. The mills were followed by houses and commercial buildings. The area was established as Northampton in 1688. The present name Mount Holly was adapted in November 1931.

Mount Holly and nearby Attractions

  • Burlington County Historic Prison
  • Shinn Curtis Log Cabin
  • St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
  • Old Courthouse Complex
  • Thomas Budd House
  • Rancocas State Park

Things To Do In Mount Holly

The people of Mount Holly have preserved their history very well. As a result of this, there are many sites around the area which have been mentioned in the National Register of Historic Places. These sites are very popular with people who would like to learn about the past of the area. The Rancocas State Park is a well maintained park which is spread over a large area and provides facilities for a varied range of activities.

Mount Holly Transportation

Regular flights are available from the Philadelphia International Airport.

Mount Holly Higher Education

There are several colleges around Mount Holly; some of them are Burlington County College, Camden County College and Holy Family College.

People

Total Population 9,410
Male Share of the Population 50.1%
Female Share of the Population 49.9%
Senior Citizens 11.3%
Employed Population 16+ 4,214
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 40.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24%
Median Earnings25+ $40,349
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,792
Median Earnings With High School Degree $36,399

Wealth

Median Family Income $78,321
% Above Poverty Level 89.4%
% Below Poverty Level 10.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.4%
% Using Public Transportation 3.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,085
Median House Value $188,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 36.7%
US/American 0%
English 7.7%
Irish 17.1%

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

Mount Holly Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles SE of Bensalem, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 20 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Burlington
Standard Zip Codes 08060
Phone Area Codes 609
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.992
Longitude -74.788

Mount Holly 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 PEMBERTON
Distance 5.8 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
Station MOORESTOWN
Distance 9.6 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
Station HIGHTSTOWN 2 W
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 47.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Eastampton Township (08060)

Mount Holly Township (08060)

Westampton Township (08060)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Eastampton 6,032 $92,962
Hainesport 6,097 $102,284
Lumberton 12,486 $112,756
Medford 23,274 $125,692
Westampton 8,780 $112,102
Willingboro 31,476 $74,307

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

Mount Holly Public Libraries

Library
Mount Holly Library And Lyceum
307 HIGH ST
Mount Holly, New Jersey
(609) 267-7111

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Mount Holly Hospitals

VIRTUA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF BURLINGTON COUNTY
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
175 MADISON AVE
(609) 267-0700
Emergency Service: Yes

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Mount Holly High Schools

RANCOCAS VALLEY REG H
520 JACKSONVILLE ROAD
609-267-0830
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 2,151 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.5

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