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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,009
Male Share of the Population49%
Female Share of the Population51%
Senior Citizens20%
Employed Population 16+3,391
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married57.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher45.9%
Median Earnings25+$48,448
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,806
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,125

Wealth

Median Family Income$104,706
% Above Poverty Level98.2%
% Below Poverty Level1.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone26.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,474
Median House Value$289,500

Ancestry

Irish29.1%
Italian22%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.4%
English11.2%
Polish6.2%
Russian3.4%
Greek1.9%
Swedish1.8%
Scottish1.7%
French Except Basque1.3%
Welsh1.1%
Norwegian1%
Dutch0.9%
Lithuanian0.7%
Ukrainian0.6%
Czech0.6%
Serbian0.6%
Arab0.5%
Portuguese0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Bulgarian0.3%
Romanian0.3%
Slovene0.3%
West Indian0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.2%
Guyanese0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Egyptian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Albanian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Croatian0.1%
German0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Finnish0.1%
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Linwood Almanac

CategoryValue
County Atlantic County
Standard Zip Codes8221
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.34
Approximate Longitude-74.57

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)

StationATLANTIC CITY AP
Distance7.6 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
StationBELLEPLAIN ST FOREST
Distance16.8 miles
Jan Temp22 to 44 F
Apr Temp38 to 66 F
Jul Temp63 to 88 F
Oct Temp43 to 70 F
Annual Precip44.5 inches
StationTUCKERTON
Distance21.7 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Longport1,006$145,694
Margate City6,250$102,188
Northfield8,537$87,013
Ocean City11,430$89,848
Pleasantville20,532$47,711
Somers Point10,686$62,901

Linwood Public Libraries

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

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Linwood Public Schools

Belhaven Middle School
51 Belhaven Avenue
ZIP: 8221
(609) 926-6700
Middle
Total Enrollment 414
Mainland Regional High School
1301 Oak Avenue
ZIP: 8221
(609) 927-4151
High
Total Enrollment 1356
Seaview Elementary School
2013 Wabash Ave
ZIP: 8221
(609) 926-6700
Primary
Total Enrollment 446

Linwood Private Schools

Creative Learning Pre School
515 Hamilton Ave
ZIP: 8221
Elementary
Total Enrollment 15
Gospel Of Grace Christian School
2115 New Rd
ZIP: 8221
Elementary
Total Enrollment 33
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