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Collingswood is a borough in Camden County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.

The latitude of Collingswood is 39.918N. The longitude is -75.071W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 30 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,220.


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Median household income
Local
$43,175
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Collingswood demographic reports
Quaker settlement
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 43. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Music Festival - Sept. 20-22, 2007
  • Collingswood Book Festival - Oct. 1-6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Collingswood web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 150

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Collingswood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Camden 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 08108 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Collingswood residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Collingswood ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Collingswood was $24,358, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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30% of Collingswood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Collingswood include Collingswood Commercial Historic District, Collingswood Residential Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Collingswood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $637.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,139.


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Libraries in Collingswood include Collingswood Free Public Library ... View libraries

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Camden County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Collingswood political report.

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Collingswood restaurants taking online reservations include Villa Barone ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Collingswood workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Collingswood between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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