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Overview

Introduction to Galloway, New Jersey

Galloway, New Jersey, in Atlantic county, is 28 miles E of Vineland, New Jersey and 50 miles SE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town is included in the Atlantic - Cape May metropolitan area.

Galloway History

Originally Galloway was inhabited by the Lenni-Lenape Native Americans. The township was created in 1774 by the Royal Patent of King George III of England. Earlier, it was a part of the Old Gloucester County and also included the present day Mullica Township, Port Republic, Hammonton, Atlantic City, northern portion of Absecon, Brigantine and Egg Harbor City. It was incorporated on February 21, 1798.

Galloway and nearby Attractions

  • Galloway National Golf Club
  • Ocean Life Center
  • Brigantine Beach Historical Museum
  • New Jersey State Aquarium

Things To Do In Galloway

There are several parks at Galloway, which offer a number of recreational facilities. The town also includes rugby fields, basketball courts, a soccer complex and playgrounds. In addition, there are several restaurants and shopping areas at Galloway.

Galloway Transportation

Atlantic City International Airport is nearby.

Galloway Higher Education

The nearest college is the Richard Stockton College.

Demographics

People

Total Population37,158
Male Share of the Population48.3%
Female Share of the Population51.7%
Senior Citizens15.2%
Employed Population 16+17,455
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married47%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.5%
Median Earnings25+$35,526
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,404
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,437

Wealth

Median Family Income$71,491
% Above Poverty Level90.9%
% Below Poverty Level9.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.7%
% Using Public Transportation3.3%

Housing

People Living Alone22.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,213
Median House Value$219,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)35.8%
Irish18.4%
Italian18.2%
English7.8%
Polish4.4%
French Except Basque2.1%
West Indian1.2%
Russian1%
Scottish0.7%
African0.7%
Canadian0.7%
Hungarian0.7%
Swedish0.6%
Ukrainian0.6%
Haitian0.6%
Greek0.5%
Arab0.5%
German0.5%
US/American0.5%
Liberian0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Portuguese0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Turkish0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Egyptian0.2%
Bulgarian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Israeli0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Czech0.1%
British0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Somali0.1%
Jordanian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
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Galloway Almanac

CategoryValue
County Atlantic County
Standard Zip Codes8205
Phone Area Codes609
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.48
Approximate Longitude-74.47

Galloway Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationATLANTIC CITY AP
Distance3.8 miles
Jan Temp23 to 41 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp65 to 85 F
Oct Temp44 to 66 F
Annual Precip40.5 inches
StationTUCKERTON
Distance14.2 miles
Jan Temp23 to 42 F
Apr Temp40 to 62 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip45.9 inches
StationWOODSTOWN PITTSGROV 4E
Distance36.5 miles
Jan Temp24 to 42 F
Apr Temp41 to 66 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp46 to 68 F
Annual Precip45.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Absecon8,438$71,821
Atlantic City39,306$31,809
Northfield8,537$87,013
Pleasantville20,532$47,711
Port Republic1,004$99,583
Ventnor City10,505$64,614

Galloway Public Schools

Arthur Rann Elementary School
515 S Eighth Ave
ZIP: 8205
(609) 748-1250
Primary
Total Enrollment 646
Absegami High School
201 S Wrangleboro Road
ZIP: 8205
(609) 652-1372
High
Total Enrollment 1410
Smithville Elementary School
37 S Old Port Republic Road
ZIP: 8205
(609) 748-1250
Primary
Total Enrollment 615
Galloway Community Charter School
112 South New York Road
ZIP: 8205
(609) 652-7118
Primary
Total Enrollment 232
Reeds Road Elementary School
103 South Reeds Road
ZIP: 8205
(609) 748-1250
Primary
Total Enrollment 607
Roland Rogers Elementary School
105 S Reeds Road
ZIP: 8205
(609) 748-1250
Primary
Total Enrollment 543
Galloway Township Middle School
100 S Reeds Road
ZIP: 8205
(609) 748-1250
Middle
Total Enrollment 777
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