dcsimg

Overview

Introduction to Southampton, New Jersey

Southampton, New Jersey, in Burlington county, is 20 miles E of Cherry Hill, New Jersey and 27 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is part of the surrounding Philadelphia metro area.

Southampton History

Southampton was originally known as Brimstone Neck. The earliest settlers in the area were Quakers. The core of Southampton, Vincentown, was found in 1758. It was named after Vincent Leeds, a plantation owner. Initially the growth in the area was propelled by a saw mill and a grist mill. Southampton was originally incorporated as Coaxen Township in 1845, but within three weeks its name was changed to Southampton.

Southampton and nearby Attractions

  • Lebanon State Forest
  • Wharton State Forest
  • Medford Lakes County Club
  • Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge
  • Historic Smithville Park
  • Batsto Historic Village

Things To Do In Southampton

A walking tour of the area gives a highly satisfying insight into the local history. The nearby parks and vast expanses of wilderness are great for hiking and biking.

Southampton Transportation

The nearest major airport is Philadelphia International.

Southampton Higher Education

Some of the colleges around Southampton include Burlington County College, Camden County College and Holy Family College.

People

Total Population 10,402
Male Share of the Population 47.7%
Female Share of the Population 52.3%
Senior Citizens 32.5%
Employed Population 16+ 4,160
Age of the Population 55

Families

% of people married 53%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24%
Median Earnings25+ $38,734
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $24,423
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,613

Wealth

Median Family Income $70,625
% Above Poverty Level 94.4%
% Below Poverty Level 5.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 7.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 1%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,174
Median House Value $204,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.2%
US/American 0%
English 16.3%
Irish 27%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Southampton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles E of Cherry Hill, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 27 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Burlington
Standard Zip Codes 08088
Phone Area Codes 609
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.85
Longitude -74.67

Southampton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station INDIAN MILLS 2 W
Distance 6.9 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 42 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches
Station PEMBERTON
Distance 8.1 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 42 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches
Station MOORESTOWN
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 41 F
Apr Temp 41 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Southampton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Indian Mills (08088)

Shamong Township (08088)

Vincentown (08088)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Lumberton 12,486 $112,756
Medford 23,274 $125,692
Medford Lakes 4,124 $111,974
Pemberton 27,884 $72,300
Shamong 6,447 $106,288
Tabernacle 6,991 $110,324

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Click the Visit School Site buttons to go directly to a school's website and learn more about the school and programs it has to offer. School website will open in a new tab.
Click the Request Info buttons to request more information from a representative at the school.

 
Results:  5
Matching School Ads
Programs
  • Veterinary Technician (Associate)
  • Dedicated to helping students build bright futures through a powerful education
  • 50+ programs for bachelor & associate degrees, career diplomas, & certificates
  • 98% of graduates are satisfied with their Penn Foster studies
  • Pay tuition in full & save up to 25% or sign up for low monthly payments w/ 0% interest
  • Penn Foster is the perfect choice for flexible courses in many growing industries
Programs
  • BS in Business Administration - Project Management
  • MSHUS- Family and Community Services
  • AAS in Information Technology - Network Administration

WELCOME TO KAPLAN UNIVERSITY

Online Education That Fits Your Life

For 80 years, we’ve been preparing students for career success. We’ve led the wayso that our students can too.

Globally Renowned Purdue to Acquire Kaplan University

Purdue University, one of the nation's most respected universities, will acquire Kaplan University and create a new, nonprofit, public institution within the Purdue system. Pending regulatory approvals, this exciting transition is expected to take place later this year. This change will be seamless—during the transition, you will still be able to enroll at Kaplan University, earn a high-quality education, and meet your educational and career goals.

Programs
  • Visual Arts (BFA)
  • Web Design (C)
  • Fashion Retailing (D)
  • Alumni have appeared in reality competition shows such as Top Chef and Project Runway.
  • Dedicated career services team that helps students tap opportunities in a marketplace driven by ideas
  • Offers programs in design, media arts, fashion, and culinary
  • Program Coordinators focus on improving program content and ensure that students have the resources they need
  • Over 50 locations nationwide
  • Join our next Open House on 10/21 (10/28 @ select locations)!
Programs
  • Master of Social Work - Macro
  • Master of Social Work - Clinical
  • Master of Social Work

Why is Boston University ranked #39 in national universities by U.S. News & World Report for 2017? And what is the catalyst that prompts 33,106 students to call BU their home every semester? It's in our DNA: an inherent desire in each of our students, faculty, and staff to vigorously and dauntlessly pursue knowledge—and embrace the unlimited possibilities that come with it. Founded in 1839, Boston University is one of America's largest and most respected private research universities. It offers a unique combination of academic excellence and social relevance for its more than 33,000 students from 135 different countries. 

Programs
  • Truck and Diesel Service Technology
  • Automotive and Diesel Technology
  • Collision Repair Technology

DON'T HAVE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED? We Can Help!

Worried you can't get on the road to success without your high school diploma or GED? At NYADI the college of automotive and diesel technology, you can still receive the automotive training you need to start your high-octane career.

camnpus icon
Jamaica
Request Info
Study Online in Southampton
Additional Resources
Info for Southampton Government Officials


Are you an official in the Southampton government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top