Wrightstown, New Jersey

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Wrightstown, New Jersey

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Wrightstown Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Wrightstown Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 11% Wrightstown Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Wrightstown Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Wrightstown, New Jersey

Comparing Wrightstown 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
Racial Diversity 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Male Share of the Population 7 6
Well-Paid Single Women 6 1
Well-Paid Single Men 5 1
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Senior Citizens 1 2
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 2
Portion of People Married 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1
College Educated Adults 2 1
People Above Poverty 2 1
Median Family Income 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 3
Short Commute Times 4 8
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 9 10
Housing Recently Built 4 5
Affordability of Rents 2 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Wrightstown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles SE of Levittown, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 29 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Burlington
Standard Zip Codes 08562
Phone Area Codes 609
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.036
Longitude -74.618

Wrightstown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.9 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
Distance 16.2 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
Distance 19.1 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
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Wrightstown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 748 100%
Male 364 48.7%
Female 384 51.3%
Under 18 222 29.7%
18+ 526 70.3%
65+ 64 8.6%
Median Age 31.2
Average Family Size 3.09
White 373 49.9%
African-American 226 30.2%
Asian 54 7.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.5%
Other 54 7.2%
Mixed Race 37 4.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 84 11.2%

Estimated Wrightstown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 746
Growth -2
Growth % -0.3%

Wrightstown 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) 45.1%
German 10.7%
Irish 8.3%
Italian 7.7%
Polish 6.8%
English 5.3%
Haitian 3%
US/American 3%
European 2%
Scottish 1.7%
Greek 1.3%
Jamaican 0.9%
Swedish 0.8%
Canadian 0.6%
Turkish 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Slovene 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Moroccan 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Portuguese 0.3%
Welsh 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Jacobstown (08562)

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)
Wrightstown 748 $29,375
Chesterfield 5,955 $91,267
Eastampton 6,202 $71,765
North Hanover 7,347 $45,553
Pemberton 1,210 $48,500
Plumsted 7,275 $62,255
Westampton 7,217 $69,656
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