Pilesgrove, New Jersey

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Pilesgrove, New Jersey

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High Points

Pilesgrove strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New Jersey):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 6% Pilesgrove Affordability of Rents
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Pilesgrove Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Pilesgrove Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Pilesgrove Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Pilesgrove People in Middle Class or Better
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Pilesgrove Racial Diversity
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Pilesgrove College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Pilesgrove, New Jersey

Comparing Pilesgrove to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New Jersey (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 5
Racial Diversity 9 7
Well-Paid Single Women 8 2
Age of the Population 7 8
Senior Citizens 5 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 9
Average Household Size 10 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 6
People Above Poverty 10 7
People in Middle Class or Better 10 5
College Educated Adults 9 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 7
Public Transportation Use 7 1
Walking and Biking to Work 6 4
Short Commute Times 3 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Affordability of Rents 2 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 1
People Living Alone 1 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 8

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Pilesgrove Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles SE of Wilmington, Delaware (center to center)
Nearest Large City 22 miles S of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Salem
Standard Zip Codes 08098
Phone Area Codes 856
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.65
Longitude -75.32

Pilesgrove Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.7 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 13.1 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 20.5 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
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Pilesgrove Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,923 100%
Male 2,029 51.7%
Female 1,894 48.3%
Under 18 934 23.8%
18+ 2,989 76.2%
65+ 566 14.4%
Median Age 40
Average Family Size 3.24
White 3,320 84.6%
African-American 478 12.2%
Asian 36 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 11 0.3%
Other 42 1.1%
Mixed Race 34 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 117 3%

Estimated Pilesgrove Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,410
Growth 487
Growth % 12.4%

Pilesgrove Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 18%
German 14.7%
English 14.7%
Italian 13.7%
Irish 12%
US/American 8.4%
Polish 2.7%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Greek 1.3%
Scottish 1.2%
Swedish 1.2%
African 1%
Dutch 1%
Welsh 0.9%
European 0.9%
Pennsylvania German 0.7%
British 0.6%
Jamaican 0.6%
Hungarian 0.5%
Russian 0.4%
Portuguese 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.2%
West Indian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Australian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Pilesgrove Township (08098)
Sharptown (08098)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Pilesgrove 3,923 $71,629
Alloway 2,774 $65,132
Logan 6,032 $70,771
Quinton 2,786 $48,272
Swedesboro 2,055 $58,721
Woodstown 3,136 $56,328
Woolwich 3,032 $87,111
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