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Overview

Introduction to Logan, New Jersey

Logan, New Jersey is 12 miles E of Wilmington, Delaware and 16 miles SW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania . It is in Gloucester county.

Logan History

Logan was first settled in 1820. In 1877, it was incorporated by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature. The township was formed from portions of Woolwich Township. It was named Logan Township in honor of a Union Army General, John Alexander "Black Jack" Logan.

Logan and nearby Attractions

  • Adventure Aquarium
  • Elmwood Park Zoo
  • Camden Children's Garden
  • Atwater Kent Museum
  • Brandywine Creek State Park
  • Longwood Gardens

Things To Do In Logan

Local museums include the Rockwood Mansion Park, the Church Landing Farmhouse Museum, and the American Swedish Historical Museum. Local parks include the Fort Mott State Park, the Independence National Historical Park, Bellevue State Park, and Ridley Creek State Park.

Logan Transportation

Air transportation is available from Atlantic City International Airport.

Logan Higher Education

Penn State Delaware County, Swarthmore College, Neumann College, and Widener University are all located near Logan.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,995
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens7.1%
Employed Population 16+3,363
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married51.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher37.2%
Median Earnings25+$59,444
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,551
Median Earnings With High School Degree$54,063

Wealth

Median Family Income$109,490
% Above Poverty Level93%
% Below Poverty Level7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone23.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,310
Median House Value$201,100

Ancestry

Italian28.2%
Irish26.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)18.9%
German13.1%
English10.5%
Polish6.5%
French Except Basque3.3%
Ukrainian3%
Greek1.7%
Dutch1.6%
Welsh1.1%
Hungarian1.1%
Slovak1%
Russian0.8%
Turkish0.6%
Norwegian0.6%
Swedish0.5%
Portuguese0.4%
Czech0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Arab0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Romanian0.3%
US/American0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.2%
Icelander0.2%
Scottish0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Nigerian0.1%
African0.1%
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Logan Almanac

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Logan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMARCUS HOOK
Distance6.9 miles
Jan Temp28 to 40 F
Apr Temp46 to 63 F
Jul Temp70 to 88 F
Oct Temp50 to 65 F
Annual Precip40.6 inches
StationGLASSBORO 2 NE
Distance11.8 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
StationWEST CHESTER 2 NW
Distance22.4 miles
Jan Temp21 to 40 F
Apr Temp40 to 63 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 66 F
Annual Precip47.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Paulsboro6,009$52,065
Pilesgrove4,098$102,313
Swedesboro2,606$85,438
West Deptford21,443$85,774
Woodstown3,548$101,154
Woolwich11,886$132,099
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