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Overview

Introduction to Woodbury, New Jersey

Woodbury, New Jersey, in Gloucester county, is 3 miles SW of Gloucester, New Jersey and 7 miles S of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Philadelphia metropolitan area.

Woodbury History

Woodbury was founded by a Quaker named Henry Wood and was named after him. On March 27, 1854, it was incorporated as a borough within the Township of Deptford. Woodbury was reincorporated on January 2, 1871, as a city.

Woodbury and nearby Attractions

  • American Swedish Historical Museum
  • Indian King Tavern Museum
  • Rancocas State Park
  • Independence National Historical Park
  • Fort Mifflin
  • Please Touch Museum

Things To Do In Woodbury

While staying at Woodbury, you can visit a number of historical sites such as the Friends Meeting House, the Headquarters of Gloucester County Historical Society, the Friendship Fire Company Museum and many others. The Adventure Aquarium and the Liberty Bell are also nearby.

Woodbury Transportation

International flight is available from Philadelphia International Airport.

Woodbury Higher Education

Higher educational facilities are provided by Gloucester County College, the Art Institute Of Philadelphia, Camden County College, MCP Hahnemann University and several other colleges and universities.

Demographics

People

Total Population10,024
Male Share of the Population47.2%
Female Share of the Population52.8%
Senior Citizens13.6%
Employed Population 16+4,653
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married36.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher27.8%
Median Earnings25+$38,547
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,367
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,046

Wealth

Median Family Income$71,094
% Above Poverty Level79.7%
% Below Poverty Level20.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.9%
% Using Public Transportation4.5%

Housing

People Living Alone34%
Median Gross Rent$962
Median House Value$161,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)37.9%
Irish22%
Italian17%
English9.4%
Polish4.1%
West Indian2.2%
Jamaican2.2%
French Except Basque1.8%
Russian1.1%
Welsh1.1%
Scottish0.8%
Ukrainian0.6%
African0.6%
Hungarian0.5%
Lithuanian0.4%
Swedish0.4%
German0.4%
Dutch0.4%
Greek0.4%
Albanian0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Belgian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
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Woodbury Almanac

CategoryValue
County Gloucester County
Standard Zip Codes8097, 8096
Phone Area Codes609,856
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.81
Approximate Longitude-75.15

Woodbury Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPHILADELPHIA INTL AP
Distance4.7 miles
Jan Temp26 to 39 F
Apr Temp44 to 62 F
Jul Temp70 to 86 F
Oct Temp49 to 66 F
Annual Precip42 inches
StationAUDUBON
Distance4.8 miles
Jan Temp25 to 41 F
Apr Temp42 to 65 F
Jul Temp67 to 87 F
Oct Temp46 to 67 F
Annual Precip45.9 inches
StationGLASSBORO 2 NE
Distance7.8 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
Deptford30,590$79,149
Mantua15,163$106,293
National Park3,012$72,143
Wenonah2,163$117,604
Westville4,233$77,083
Woodbury Heights3,027$95,236

Woodbury Public Libraries

Woodbury Public Library
33 DELAWARE STREET
Woodbury, New Jersey
(856) 845-2611

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Woodbury Hospitals

Inspira Medical Center Woodbury
(Proprietary)
509 N Broad St
(856) 845-0100

Woodbury Public Schools

Evergreen Avenue Elementary School
160 North Evergreen Avenue
ZIP: 8096
(856) 853-0125
Primary
Total Enrollment 279
Green-fields Elementary School
15 Hill Lane
ZIP: 8096
(856) 845-7929
Primary
Total Enrollment 517
Walnut Street School
60 Walnut Street
ZIP: 8096
(856) 853-0126
Primary
Total Enrollment 101
West End Memorial Elementary School
215 Queen Street
ZIP: 8096
(853) 853-0124
Primary
Total Enrollment 396
Woodbury Jr-sr High School
25 N. Broad Street
ZIP: 8096
(856) 853-0123
Other
Total Enrollment 760

Woodbury Private Schools

Durand Academy & Community Services
230 N Evergreen Ave Ste 1
ZIP: 8096
Elementary
Total Enrollment 50
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