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Overview

Introduction to Evesham, New Jersey

Evesham, New Jersey is 9 miles SE of Cherry Hill, New Jersey and 15 miles SE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is in Burlington County. The town is part of the Philadelphia metro area.

Evesham History

Evesham was first settled in 1672 by Quakers. The town was named after Evesham, England. Originally, Evesham included the present day township of Hainesport, Mount Laurel, Shamong, Lumberton and Washington. In 1692, it was incorporated as a township. The town is also known as Marlton. This name came about in the beginning of the 19th century.

Evesham and nearby Attractions

  • Memorial Park
  • Barclay Farmstead Museum
  • Garden State Discovery Museum
  • Garden State Park

Things To Do In Evesham

The town of Evesham includes a number of parks and playgrounds. In addition, you will find several basketball courts, baseball fields and softball complex within the town. The Recreation Department of Evesham organizes several events and programs throughout the year.

Evesham Transportation

International Air transportation is available from Atlantic City International Airport.

Evesham Higher Education

Higher educational facilities are available from Arcadia University.

Demographics

People

Total Population45,578
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens15.8%
Employed Population 16+24,529
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married54.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher45.9%
Median Earnings25+$53,162
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,179
Median Earnings With High School Degree$37,180

Wealth

Median Family Income$110,687
% Above Poverty Level95.2%
% Below Poverty Level4.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation2.9%

Housing

People Living Alone25.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,355
Median House Value$278,000

Ancestry

Irish25.7%
Italian23.8%
German18.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.9%
English9%
Polish8.5%
Russian3.7%
French Except Basque2%
Scottish2%
Dutch1.3%
Hungarian1.1%
Ukrainian0.8%
Swedish0.8%
Welsh0.7%
West Indian0.7%
Norwegian0.7%
Lithuanian0.7%
Austrian0.6%
Greek0.6%
Arab0.5%
African0.4%
Romanian0.4%
Haitian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Slovak0.3%
US/American0.3%
Turkish0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Trinidad Tobago0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Albanian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Egyptian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Croatian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Cape Verdean0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
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Evesham Almanac

CategoryValue
County Burlington County
Standard Zip Codes8053
Phone Area Codes856
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.9
Approximate Longitude-74.92

Evesham Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationINDIAN MILLS 2 W
Distance7 miles
Jan Temp23 to 42 F
Apr Temp40 to 65 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp43 to 68 F
Annual Precip47.1 inches
StationMOORESTOWN
Distance8.4 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
StationPEMBERTON
Distance13.2 miles
Jan Temp23 to 42 F
Apr Temp39 to 65 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip47.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Berlin5,411$66,496
Gibbsboro2,157$91,429
Medford23,315$128,693
Medford Lakes4,081$124,115
Mount Laurel41,849$107,696
Voorhees29,329$108,157
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