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Overview

Introduction to Maple Shade, New Jersey

Maple Shade, New Jersey, in Burlington county, is 2 miles NE of Cherry Hill, New Jersey and 9 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town is considered part of the Philadelphia metropolitan area.

Maple Shade History

The township of Maple Shade was originally established as Chester Township in November of 1688. Between June 1690 and February 1699 it was also known as Cropwell Township. The area was officially incorporated as a New Jersey Township in February of 1798. The present name of Maple Shade was adapted in November 1945.

Maple Shade and nearby Attractions

  • Pennsauken Historical Society
  • Cherry Hill Public Library
  • Barclay Farmstead
  • Historical Society of Moorestown at Smith-Cadbury Mansion
  • Adventure Aquarium
  • Philadelphia Zoo

Things To Do In Maple Shade

Maple Shade has several interesting options for recreational activities in and around its borders. There are parks where one can relax and refresh or exercise. The recreation department of the township arranges a variety of programs around the year designed to be educational and fun.

Maple Shade Transportation

Philadelphia International is the nearest major airport.

Maple Shade Higher Education

Rutgers University, Arcadia University, Community College of Philadelphia and Philadelphia University provide facilities for higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population19,003
Male Share of the Population46.4%
Female Share of the Population53.6%
Senior Citizens15.1%
Employed Population 16+10,107
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married44.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25.3%
Median Earnings25+$41,780
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,982
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,068

Wealth

Median Family Income$77,198
% Above Poverty Level90.5%
% Below Poverty Level9.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.5%
% Using Public Transportation4.7%

Housing

People Living Alone38.9%
Median Gross Rent$1,099
Median House Value$180,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)27.7%
Irish23.8%
Italian17.7%
Polish9.2%
English8.1%
French Except Basque1.9%
Russian1.6%
Dutch1.4%
Hungarian1.1%
Ukrainian1.1%
West Indian0.8%
Scottish0.8%
Swedish0.7%
Welsh0.5%
Haitian0.4%
Finnish0.4%
Slovak0.3%
African0.3%
Portuguese0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
German0.3%
Greek0.3%
Turkish0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
US/American0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
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Maple Shade Almanac

CategoryValue
County Burlington County
Standard Zip Codes8052
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.95
Approximate Longitude-74.99

Maple Shade Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMOORESTOWN
Distance1.7 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
StationINDIAN MILLS 2 W
Distance15.3 miles
Jan Temp23 to 42 F
Apr Temp40 to 65 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp43 to 68 F
Annual Precip47.1 inches
StationGLASSBORO 2 NE
Distance16.2 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cherry Hill70,976$115,496
Cinnaminson16,531$109,296
Merchantville3,771$93,125
Moorestown20,615$158,400
Pennsauken35,831$73,597
Riverton2,736$110,313

Maple Shade Public Schools

Ralph J. Steinhauer Elementary School
25 North Fellowship Road
ZIP: 8052
(856) 779-7323
Middle
Total Enrollment 350
Maple Shade High School
180 Frederick Ave
ZIP: 8052
(856) 779-2880
High
Total Enrollment 850
Howard R. Yocum Elementary School
748 North Forklanding Road
ZIP: 8052
(856) 779-7423
Primary
Total Enrollment 624
Maude M. Wilkins Elementary School
34 West Mill Road
ZIP: 8052
(856) 779-1129
Primary
Total Enrollment 402

Maple Shade Private Schools

Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School
236 E Main St
ZIP: 8052
Elementary
Total Enrollment 162
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