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Overview

Introduction to Lindenwold, New Jersey

Lindenwold, New Jersey, in Camden county, is 6 miles SE of Gloucester, New Jersey and 12 miles SE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Philadelphia metropolitan area. Lindenwold contains a population of approximately 17,414.

Lindenwold History

Lindenwold was created on April 23, 1929 from portions of the Clementon Township. The name of the town was probably derived from the German word for "linden trees." At the time of its establishment, Lindenwold had a population of 2,523. Now the figures have gone up to over 17,000.

Lindenwold and nearby Attractions

  • Trout Run Station
  • New Jersey State Aquarium
  • Gate of Heaven Cemetery
  • Linden Lake
  • Independence Seaport Museum
  • Clementon Amusement Park and Splash World

Things To Do In Lindenwold

There are a number of historic sites and museums near Lindenwold that one can pay a visit to. Among these are the Barclay Farmstead Museum, the Indian King Tavern Museum and the Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site. The Independence Seaport Museum provides an interesting insight into Philadelphia's history as a port city and a ship-building center. A visit to the New Jersey State Aquarium can prove to be a fun outing for both adults and children. The Clementon Amusement Park and Splash World is another place that is a particular favorite with kids.

Lindenwold Transportation

Philadelphia International is the nearest major airport.

Lindenwold Higher Education

Residents can pursue higher educational opportunities at Camden County College, Rowan University and Rutgers University-Camden.

Demographics

People

Total Population17,482
Male Share of the Population44.7%
Female Share of the Population55.3%
Senior Citizens12.7%
Employed Population 16+8,559
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married32.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.8%
Median Earnings25+$29,705
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,310
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,566

Wealth

Median Family Income$47,755
% Above Poverty Level81.6%
% Below Poverty Level18.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.3%
% Using Public Transportation8.9%

Housing

People Living Alone35.4%
Median Gross Rent$910
Median House Value$124,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)55.2%
Irish13.5%
German10.6%
Italian9.2%
English6.2%
Polish2.9%
African2.8%
West Indian1.3%
Nigerian1.1%
Jamaican0.9%
French Except Basque0.9%
Portuguese0.9%
Swedish0.7%
Ghanaian0.7%
Dutch0.6%
Arab0.6%
Lebanese0.6%
Scottish0.5%
Lithuanian0.5%
Russian0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Kenyan0.3%
Guyanese0.3%
Haitian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Turkish0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Albanian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Greek0.1%
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Lindenwold Almanac

CategoryValue
County Camden County
Standard Zip Codes8021
Phone Area Codes609,856
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.8
Approximate Longitude-74.98

Lindenwold 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
Distance6.1 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
Distance8.3 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
Distance10 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
Clementon4,924$66,538
Gibbsboro2,157$91,429
Laurel Springs1,950$95,250
Pine Hill10,472$59,036
Somerdale5,362$72,284
Stratford7,021$84,288

Lindenwold Public Schools

Lindenwold Middle School
40 White Horse Avenue
ZIP: 8021
(856) 346-3330
Middle
Total Enrollment 712
Lindenwold School Four
900 Gibbsboro Rd.
ZIP: 8021
(856) 783-0405
Primary
Total Enrollment 644
Lindenwold Preschool Building
100 South Avenue
ZIP: 8021
(856) 784-4071
Primary
Total Enrollment 139
Lindenwold High School
801 Egg Harbor Road
ZIP: 8021
(856) 741-0320
High
Total Enrollment 560
Lindenwold School Five
550 Chews Landing Rd.
ZIP: 8021
(856) 784-4063
Primary
Total Enrollment 575
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