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Overview

Introduction to Edgewater Park, New Jersey

Edgewater Park, New Jersey, in Burlington county, is 1 mile S of Bensalem, Pennsylvania and 16 miles NE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Edgewater Park History

Edgewater Park was officially incorporated on February 12, 1880. The community was formed from portions of the present-day territory of Delanco Township, which was established on March 1, 1859 as Beverly Township.

Edgewater Park and nearby Attractions

  • American Swedish Historical Museum
  • Albert Einstein House
  • Academy of Natural Sciences
  • Fort Washington State Park
  • Abington Art Center
  • New Jersey State Aquarium

Things To Do In Edgewater Park

Alice Paul Birthplace and Pennsbury Manor are some of the local historic sites. The Independence National Historical Park, which encompasses the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial, the Liberty Bell, and Independence Hall, is accessible from Edgewater as well. The Glencairn Museum showcases exhibits reflecting the history of the religion, while the Grand Army of the Republic Museum & Library houses Civil War artifacts and memorabilia. The PAWS Farm Nature Center features wildlife and farm life exhibits, along with nature education. Washington Crossing State Park is spread across 991 acres of land and offers opportunities for fishing, hiking and picnicking. The New Jersey State Aquarium, the Philadelphia Zoo, Camden Children's Garden and Sesame Place are some of the other popular attractions in the area.

Edgewater Park Transportation

Philadelphia International is the nearest major airport.

Edgewater Park Higher Education

Colleges close to Edgewater Park include Arcadia University, Chestnut Hill College and Cedar Crest College.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,835
Male Share of the Population44%
Female Share of the Population56%
Senior Citizens16.5%
Employed Population 16+4,272
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married43.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.7%
Median Earnings25+$38,774
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,496
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,119

Wealth

Median Family Income$74,480
% Above Poverty Level90.3%
% Below Poverty Level9.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work3%
% Using Public Transportation2.9%

Housing

People Living Alone29.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,094
Median House Value$170,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)48.6%
Irish19.3%
Italian9.2%
Polish6.2%
English4.2%
Scottish1.7%
Hungarian1.6%
Romanian1.5%
French Except Basque1.1%
Dutch1%
African1%
Swedish0.8%
Welsh0.8%
Turkish0.7%
West Indian0.6%
Jamaican0.6%
Ukrainian0.4%
Liberian0.3%
Arab0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Greek0.3%
Slovak0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Russian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Bulgarian0.2%
German0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
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Edgewater Park Almanac

CategoryValue
County Burlington County
Standard Zip Codes8010
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.06
Approximate Longitude-74.92

Edgewater Park Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationNESHAMINY FALLS
Distance6.2 miles
Jan Temp19 to 41 F
Apr Temp38 to 64 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp41 to 68 F
Annual Precip50.2 inches
StationMOORESTOWN
Distance7.8 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
StationLAMBERTVILLE
Distance20.8 miles
Jan Temp21 to 40 F
Apr Temp39 to 63 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 67 F
Annual Precip48.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Beverly2,538$55,417
Burlington22,660$99,688
Delanco4,513$85,200
Delran16,810$106,816
Riverside8,005$64,476
Willingboro31,462$74,775

Edgewater Park Public Schools

Magowan Elementary School
405 Cherrix Avenue
ZIP: 8010
(609) 877-1430
Primary
Total Enrollment 522
Samuel M Ridgway Middle School
300 Delanco Rd
ZIP: 8010
(609) 871-3434
Middle
Total Enrollment 341
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