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Overview

Introduction to Tabernacle, New Jersey

Tabernacle, New Jersey, in Burlington county, is 18 miles E of Cherry Hill, New Jersey (center to center) and 25 miles E of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Tabernacle History

The town of Tabernacle was officially incorporated on March 22nd, 1901, by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature. It was formed from the Southampton Township, Shamong Township and Woodland Township. Tabernacle is located in Burlington County, which was founded on May 17th, 1694, but the history of Burlington County traces back to 1681, when its court was established. Tabernacle, which was originally known as "Tabernacle in the Wilderness," was named after a log church that was constructed by missionaries John and David Brainerd.

Tabernacle and Nearby Attractions

  • Alice Paul Birthplace
  • Neshaminy State Park
  • Indian King Tavern Museum
  • Adventure Aquarium
  • Historic Batsto Village
  • Lebanon State Forest

Things To Do In Tabernacle

Museums nearby include the Indian King Tavern Museum, Historic Batsto Village, the Giffordtown Schoolhouse Museum and the Barclay Farmstead Museum. Parks in the area, such as Rancocas State Park, Neshaminy State Park and Lebanon State Forest offer provisions for recreational activities. The Philadelphia Zoo, the New Jersey State Aquarium, Sesame Place and Adventure Aquarium have an array of flora and fauna on display.

Tabernacle Transportation

Air transportation is available from Atlantic City International Airport.

Tabernacle Higher Education

Colleges and universities located near Tabernacle include Arcadia University, Burlington County College and Philadelphia University.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,945
Male Share of the Population51.3%
Female Share of the Population48.7%
Senior Citizens15.6%
Employed Population 16+3,580
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married59%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29.4%
Median Earnings25+$52,679
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$41,313
Median Earnings With High School Degree$45,923

Wealth

Median Family Income$104,067
% Above Poverty Level95.9%
% Below Poverty Level4.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone12.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,833
Median House Value$292,000

Ancestry

German30%
Irish26.5%
Italian19.2%
English14.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.5%
Polish5.1%
Scottish2.7%
Norwegian2.5%
French Except Basque2%
Dutch1.9%
Hungarian1.3%
Danishn1.3%
Greek0.9%
Swedish0.9%
Russian0.6%
Welsh0.5%
Portuguese0.5%
Albanian0.4%
Lithuanian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
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Tabernacle Almanac

CategoryValue
County Burlington County
Standard Zip Codes8088
Phone Area Codes609
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.8
Approximate Longitude-74.62

Tabernacle 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
Distance4.9 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
Distance8.6 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
Distance16 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
Medford23,315$128,693
Medford Lakes4,081$124,115
Pemberton27,795$70,157
Shamong6,488$114,315
Southampton10,336$71,699

Tabernacle Public Schools

Costello Prep
800 Carranza Rd
ZIP: 8088
(609) 268-1424
High
Kenneth R. Olson Middle School
132 New Road
ZIP: 8088
(609) 268-0153
Middle
Total Enrollment 361
Seneca High School
110 Carranza Road
ZIP: 8088
(609) 268-4600
High
Total Enrollment 1199
Tabernacle Elementary School
141 New Road
ZIP: 8088
(609) 268-0150
Primary
Total Enrollment 415
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