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Mantua is a township in Gloucester County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.
The community was named for Mantua Creek
The latitude of Mantua is 39.793N. The longitude is -75.172W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 85 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 14,217.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mantua demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Gloucester County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Philadelphia area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 08056 ZIP code.
22% of Mantua residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mantua ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mantua was $24,147, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Mantua residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Mantua, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $504. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,266.
Gloucester County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mantua political report.
The average commute time for Mantua workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Mantua between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
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