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Overview

Introduction to Medford, New Jersey

Medford, New Jersey, in Burlington county, is 11 miles E of Cherry Hill, New Jersey and 18 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The town is included in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.

Medford History

In 1670, Samual Coles purchased the 900 acres of land which now make up Medford. It was earlier known as Upper Evesham and was a part of the Evesham Township. On March 1, 1847 it was incorporated as Medford Township. It was named after Medford, Massachusetts.

Medford and nearby Attractions

  • Medford Skatepark
  • Rancocas State Park
  • Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge
  • Neshaminy State Park
  • Garden State Discovery Museum
  • Barclay Farmstead Museum

Things To Do In Medford

While staying in Medford one can visit the wildlife refuge, which offers numerous scenic landscapes. You can also enjoy camping near the Medford Lakes. The township of Medford also includes many restaurants and shopping centers where you can spend your leisure hours.

Medford Transportation

The nearest international airport is Philadelphia International.

Medford Higher Education

Facilities for higher studies are provided by the Burlington County College, Camden County College, Holy Family College and other colleges.

Demographics

People

Total Population23,315
Male Share of the Population48.1%
Female Share of the Population51.9%
Senior Citizens17.7%
Employed Population 16+11,337
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married61.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher55.7%
Median Earnings25+$60,577
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$35,694
Median Earnings With High School Degree$39,688

Wealth

Median Family Income$128,693
% Above Poverty Level97.8%
% Below Poverty Level2.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home6%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.1%
% Using Public Transportation3.1%

Housing

People Living Alone17.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,327
Median House Value$356,300

Ancestry

Irish26.6%
Italian23%
English14%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.8%
Polish9.1%
Russian2.9%
French Except Basque2.8%
Scottish2%
Welsh2%
Dutch1.3%
Swedish1.2%
Greek0.9%
Ukrainian0.9%
Hungarian0.9%
Austrian0.7%
Finnish0.7%
Lithuanian0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
Arab0.5%
Czech0.5%
Croatian0.4%
Slovak0.4%
Egyptian0.3%
US/American0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Turkish0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Canadian0.2%
German0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Maltese0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Serbian0.1%
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Medford Almanac

CategoryValue
County Burlington County
Standard Zip Codes8055
Phone Area Codes609
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.86
Approximate Longitude-74.82

Medford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationINDIAN MILLS 2 W
Distance7.3 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
StationPEMBERTON
Distance8.7 miles
Jan Temp23 to 42 F
Apr Temp39 to 65 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip47.1 inches
StationMOORESTOWN
Distance8.8 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
Evesham45,578$110,687
Hainesport6,105$116,346
Lumberton12,427$115,021
Medford Lakes4,081$124,115
Mount Holly9,432$79,750
Mount Laurel41,849$107,696

Medford Public Schools

Burlington County Inst Of Tech - Medford
10 Hawkin Rd
ZIP: 8055
(609) 654-0200
High
Total Enrollment 834
Chairville Elementary School
36 Chairville Road
ZIP: 8055
(609) 654-9610
Primary
Total Enrollment 417
Cranberry Pines Elementary
400 Fairview Road
ZIP: 8055
(856) 983-2861
Primary
Total Enrollment 349
Haines Sixth Grade Center
162 Stokes Road
ZIP: 8055
(609) 654-4056
Middle
Total Enrollment 331
Kirby's Mill Elementary School
151 Hartford Road
ZIP: 8055
(609) 714-7014
Primary
Total Enrollment 311
Lenape High School
235 Hartford Road
ZIP: 8055
(609) 654-5111
High
Total Enrollment 1840
Medford Memorial Middle School
55 Mill Street
ZIP: 8055
(609) 654-7707
Middle
Total Enrollment 669
Milton H. Allen Elementary School
24 Allen Avenue
ZIP: 8055
(609) 654-4203
Primary
Total Enrollment 359
Shawnee High School
600 Tabernacle Road
ZIP: 8055
(609) 654-7544
High
Total Enrollment 1597
Taunton Forge Elementary School
32 Evergreen Trail
ZIP: 8055
(609) 654-6723
Primary
Total Enrollment 295

Medford Private Schools

St Mary Of The Lakes School
196 Route 70
ZIP: 8055
Elementary
Total Enrollment 385
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