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Overview

Introduction to West Deptford, New Jersey

West Deptford, New Jersey, in Gloucester county, is 6 miles SW of Gloucester, New Jersey and 9 miles S of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town is part of the Philadelphia metropolitan statistical area.

West Deptford History

Portions of the Deptford Township were taken to form the West Deptford Township, which was officially incorporated on March 1, 1871. Located along the Delaware River, this town has been home to several companies over the years, including Johnson-Matthey, Sunoco, and Checkpoint Systems. The excellent infrastructure, together with the interstate 95 connecting New York and Washington D.C., has been a major reason behind the quick development and prosperity of this town.

West Deptford and nearby Attractions

  • American Swedish Historical Museum
  • Walt Whitman House
  • New Jersey State Aquarium
  • Audubon Free Public Library
  • Fort Mott State Park

Things To Do In West Deptford

During a stay at West Deptford, one can visit many of the museums and historic sites in New Jersey like the American Swedish Historical Museum, the Indian King Tavern Museum, and the house of Walt Whitman, the famous American poet, journalist, essayist and humanist. The Audubon Free Public Library is another place of interest. Amalthea Cellars is a winery near the township of West Deptford that is worth making a trip to.

West Deptford Transportation

Air transportation is available from Philadelphia International Airport.

West Deptford Higher Education

Gloucester County College, Camden County College, the Community College of Philadelphia, and Rutgers University - Camden all provide opportunities for higher education to the residents of West Deptford.

People

Total Population 21,493
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 16.7%
Employed Population 16+ 10,526
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 48.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 31.6%
Median Earnings25+ $45,683
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $35,125
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,732

Wealth

Median Family Income $85,489
% Above Poverty Level 94.2%
% Below Poverty Level 5.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.9%
Median Gross Rent $1,080
Median House Value $210,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.4%
US/American 0%
English 11.9%
Irish 30.6%

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

West Deptford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles SW of Gloucester, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 9 miles S of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Gloucester
Standard Zip Codes 08066
Phone Area Codes 856
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.82
Longitude -75.21

West Deptford 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 PHILADELPHIA INTL AP
Distance 3.5 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 39 F
Apr Temp 44 to 62 F
Jul Temp 70 to 86 F
Oct Temp 49 to 66 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Station AUDUBON
Distance 8 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
Station GLASSBORO 2 NE
Distance 8.4 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Deptford 30,538 $80,872
Mantua 15,113 $96,628
National Park 3,005 $70,673
Paulsboro 6,025 $50,217
Woodbury 10,087 $75,222
Woodbury Heights 3,022 $91,750

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

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