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Overview

Introduction to Bellmawr, New Jersey

Bellmawr, New Jersey, in Camden county, is 1 mile SE of Gloucester, New Jersey and 6 miles SE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town is part of the Philadelphia metropolitan statistical area.

Bellmawr History

This area was originally a part of Centre Township, which is no longer existent. The town was named after a horse breeder Edward C. Bell.

Bellmawr and nearby Attractions

  • New Jersey State Aquarium
  • Camden Children's Garden
  • Adventure Aquarium
  • American Swedish Historical Museum
  • Indian King Tavern Museum
  • Tavistock Country Club

Things To Do In Bellmawr

The Bellmawr Lake is a popular spot for rest and recreational activities. The town has several organizations that are dedicated to different sports, and sporting events are held here on a regular basis. The recreation department also organizes events, outdoor activities and holiday celebrations.

Bellmawr Transportation

The Philadelphia International Airport is nearby.

Bellmawr Higher Education

One can apply for higher studies at Rutgers University, Camden County College, MCP Hahnemann University and Art Institute of Philadelphia.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,503
Male Share of the Population49.8%
Female Share of the Population50.2%
Senior Citizens18.1%
Employed Population 16+5,371
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married46.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.5%
Median Earnings25+$34,762
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,050
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,682

Wealth

Median Family Income$56,439
% Above Poverty Level82%
% Below Poverty Level18%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.2%
% Using Public Transportation2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone27.1%
Median Gross Rent$808
Median House Value$163,700

Ancestry

Irish33.5%
Italian24%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.4%
English8.9%
Polish7.8%
Scottish1.6%
Greek1.5%
French Except Basque1.2%
Arab1.2%
Russian0.7%
Canadian0.6%
Dutch0.6%
Hungarian0.5%
German0.5%
Norwegian0.4%
West Indian0.3%
Turkish0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Portuguese0.3%
Haitian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Welsh0.2%
US/American0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Albanian0.1%
African0.1%
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Bellmawr Almanac

CategoryValue
County Camden County
Standard Zip Codes8031
P.O. Box Zip Codes8099
Phone Area Codes856
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.86
Approximate Longitude-75.09

Bellmawr Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationAUDUBON
Distance1.3 miles
Jan Temp25 to 41 F
Apr Temp42 to 65 F
Jul Temp67 to 87 F
Oct Temp46 to 67 F
Annual Precip45.9 inches
StationGLASSBORO 2 NE
Distance9.3 miles
Jan Temp24 to 40 F
Apr Temp42 to 62 F
Jul Temp66 to 86 F
Oct Temp45 to 66 F
Annual Precip45.5 inches
StationMOORESTOWN
Distance9.7 miles
Jan Temp23 to 41 F
Apr Temp41 to 66 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 68 F
Annual Precip48.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brooklawn1,954$67,750
Gloucester64,049$87,665
Haddon Heights7,506$112,831
Mount Ephraim4,639$73,125
Runnemede8,394$69,670
Westville4,233$77,083

Bellmawr Public Schools

Bell Oaks Upper Elementary School
256 Anderson Avenue
ZIP: 8031
(856) 931-6273
Middle
Total Enrollment 450
Bellmawr Park Elementary School
29 Peach Road
ZIP: 8031
(856) 931-6272
Primary
Total Enrollment 399
Ethel M Burke Elementary School
112 South Black Horse Pike
ZIP: 8031
(856) 931-6362
Primary
Total Enrollment 310
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