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Overview

Introduction to Linwood, New Jersey

Linwood, New Jersey, in Atlantic county, is 26 miles E of Vineland, New Jersey (center to center) and 52 miles SE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Linwood History

The city of Linwood was officially incorporated as a borough on February 20th, 1889, by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature. It was formed out of Egg Harbor Township. The community was officially incorporated as a city on April 27th, 1931. It is located in Atlantic County, which was formerly known as Egg Harbor Township. It became an official district in 1693 and the county was established in 1837.

Linwood and Nearby Attractions

  • Giffordtown Schoolhouse Museum
  • Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts/Emlin Physick Estate
  • Warren E. Fox Nature Center
  • Cape Henlopen State Park
  • Ocean City Historical Museum
  • Lebanon State Forest

Things To Do In Linwood

Nearby parks include Cape Henlopen State Park, Double Trouble State Park, Wells Mills County Park and Barnegat Lighthouse State Park. Storybook Land, Atlantic City Fishing Center, Senator Frank S. Farley State Marina and La Strolla Gondola offer provisions for recreational activities. Linwood Historical Society has historical artifacts on display.

Linwood Transportation

Atlantic City International Airport is nearby.

Linwood Higher Education

Nearby colleges and universities include Atlantic Cape Community College, Rowan University and Gloucester County College.

People

Total Population 7,036
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 19.6%
Employed Population 16+ 3,269
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 56.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 43.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $105,588
% Above Poverty Level 97%
% Below Poverty Level 3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 27%
Median Gross Rent $1,427
Median House Value $294,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.5%
US/American 0.2%
English 12.7%
Irish 29.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Linwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles E of Vineland, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 52 miles SE of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Atlantic
Standard Zip Codes 08221
Phone Area Codes 609
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.339
Longitude -74.575

Linwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station ATLANTIC CITY AP
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 41 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 66 F
Annual Precip 40.5 inches
Station BELLEPLAIN ST FOREST
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 44 F
Apr Temp 38 to 66 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 44.5 inches
Station TUCKERTON
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 42 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Longport 999 $136,875
Margate City 6,304 $104,762
Northfield 8,597 $87,159
Ocean City 11,470 $83,721
Pleasantville 20,518 $45,757
Somers Point 10,776 $62,900

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Linwood Public Libraries

Library
Linwood Public Library
301 DAVIS AVENUE
Linwood, New Jersey
(609) 926-7991

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Linwood High Schools

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MAINLAND REG H S
OAK AVE
609-927-4151
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 1,646 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

CHARTER TECH HIGH SCHOOL
390 POPLAR AVENUE
609-653-9398
A Charter School.
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 248 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.5

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