Turnersville, New Jersey

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Turnersville, New Jersey

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Turnersville Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Turnersville People in Middle Class or Better
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Turnersville Public Transportation Use
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Turnersville Low Rate of Poverty
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Turnersville College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Turnersville, New Jersey

Comparing Turnersville 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
Well-Paid Single Women 9 2
Racial Diversity 8 4
Well-Paid Single Men 8 2
Male Share of the Population 6 5
Female Share of the Population 5 6
Age of the Population 5 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3
Senior Citizens 1 1


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
Median Family Income 10 9
People Above Poverty 10 8
College Educated Adults 10 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 5
Working at Home 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 5 3
Short Commute Times 1 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 5
Affordability of Rents 1 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1

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Turnersville Almanac

Category Value
County Camden
Standard Zip Codes 08012
Phone Area Codes 856
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.78
Longitude -75.04

Turnersville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.5 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 13.5 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
Distance 21.9 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 40 F
Apr Temp 42 to 62 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 46 to 67 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
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Turnersville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,867 100%
Male 1,869 48.3%
Female 1,998 51.7%
Under 18 1,154 29.8%
18+ 2,713 70.2%
65+ 300 7.8%
Median Age 37.3
Average Family Size 3.49
White 3,584 92.7%
African-American 142 3.7%
Asian 96 2.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0%
Other 15 0.4%
Mixed Race 28 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 56 1.4%

Turnersville 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
Italian 34.2%
Irish 21.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.7%
German 9%
English 6.7%
Polish 6.2%
Russian 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 2%
US/American 1.6%
Ukrainian 1.3%
Yugoslavian 1%
Scottish 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Dutch 0.7%
European 0.6%
French Canadian 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Norwegian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Blenheim (08012)
Chews Landing (08012)
Hilltop (08012)
Lakeland (08012)

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)
Turnersville 3,867 $90,863
Blackwood 4,692 $60,136
Clementon 4,986 $50,963
Laurel Springs 1,970 $58,854
Pine Hill 10,880 $50,040
Somerdale 5,192 $54,200
Stratford 7,271 $57,500

Wal-mart in Turnersville

(As of 2006)
3501 Route 42
(856) 629-3888
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