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Overview

Introduction to North Hanover, New Jersey

North Hanover, New Jersey, in Burlington county, is 13 miles SE of Trenton, New Jersey and 30 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

North Hanover History

North Hanover was formed from portions of the New Hanover Township, and was officially incorporated on April 12, 1905. On March 4, 1918, Wrightstown was created from parts of North Hanover. The township consists primarily of agricultural land where a variety of field crops are raised. The farms in the area also breed thoroughbred race horses.

North Hanover and nearby Attractions

  • New Jersey State Museum
  • Albert Einstein House
  • Kuser Farm Mansion
  • Lebanon State Forest
  • Princeton Battlefield State Park
  • New Jersey State Aquarium

Things To Do In North Hanover

The New Egypt Historical Society Museum, the New Jersey State Museum, the Old Barracks Museum, the Kuser Farm Mansion, and Pennsbury Manor are some of the museums and historic sites located near North Hanover. The PAWS Farm Nature Center offers nature education and also showcases farm life and wildlife exhibits. Princeton Battlefield State Park, which is the site of a Revolutionary War battle, now features lawns and nature trails. Washington Crossing State Park, another popular destination in the area, has a museum and an interpretive center. Visitors can also enjoy picnicking, fishing and hiking here.

North Hanover Transportation

Air transportation is available from Atlantic City International Airport.

North Hanover Higher Education

Arcadia University, Brookdale Community College, and Bryn Mawr College are some of the colleges located near North Hanover.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,630
Male Share of the Population51.5%
Female Share of the Population48.5%
Senior Citizens6.7%
Employed Population 16+3,452
Age of the Population27

Families

% of people married63.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher27.1%
Median Earnings25+$41,299
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,553
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,933

Wealth

Median Family Income$62,409
% Above Poverty Level93.7%
% Below Poverty Level6.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone15.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,809
Median House Value$245,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)35.6%
Irish15.5%
English8.7%
Italian8.1%
Polish5.6%
French Except Basque2.9%
West Indian2.7%
Hungarian1.8%
British1.6%
German1.4%
Scottish0.9%
Dutch0.8%
Swedish0.7%
Russian0.7%
Canadian0.5%
Czech0.5%
Slovak0.5%
Haitian0.4%
African0.4%
Trinidad Tobago0.4%
Jamaican0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Greek0.2%
Turkish0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Lithuanian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
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North Hanover Almanac

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North Hanover Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPEMBERTON
Distance7.8 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
StationHIGHTSTOWN 2 W
Distance14.4 miles
Jan Temp22 to 39 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip47.6 inches
StationINDIAN MILLS 2 W
Distance20.4 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Allentown1,890$114,241
Chesterfield7,621$148,033
Pemberton27,795$70,157
Plumsted8,490$106,424
Upper Freehold6,874$136,686
Wrightstown764$44,141
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