ePodunk - The power of place
PLACE SEARCH
   State:    
Include former names         Go To:
Advanced search | Cemetery search
MOUNT LAUREL COMMUNITY PROFILE
New Jersey > All counties > Burlington County > Mount Laurel
QUICK LINKS

Profile for Mount Laurel, New Jersey, NJ

Send us your Mount Laurel photos:

Tell us the pros & cons of Mount Laurel
Blog about Mount Laurel
Mount Laurel map

Sponsored Ads

Suburb

Mount Laurel is a township in Burlington County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.

The community was named for a hill at the main crossroads

The latitude of Mount Laurel is 39.933N. The longitude is -74.891W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 85 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 40,221.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$63,750
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Mount Laurel demographic reports
The community was a stop on the Underground Railroad

Grew rapidly with the opening of the New Jersey Turnpike in 1951

A series of New Jersey Supreme Court cases known as the "Mount Laurel decisions" established that municipalities were constitutionally mandated to provide low- and moderate-income housing

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 42. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 1 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Alice Paul, suffragist
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread, Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Mount Laurel State Park
Historic sites and museums: Friends Meeting House, PAWS Farm Nature Center
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.)

Listed places near Mount Laurel

Click on a group to see the items on the map
 
Please wait while the map loads... click here to force load
Mount Laurel
Burlington County
New Jersey
Add extra pins to the map by clicking on the list above the map. You may click the displayed pins for more information, or search the displayed pins by using the above search field.
Census & demographics

Sections below provide additional information and links about Mount Laurel demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Burlington 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 08052 ZIP code.

Mount Laurel, NJ locator map
(Also see local map below.)
Mount Laurel Web sites

Ancestry & family history

15% of Mount Laurel residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mount Laurel ancestry & family history guide.

Post a query on a message board:

Records & databases:

Attractions
Cemeteries
Communities
Companies
Courts & laws
Crime
Deaths
Disability access & rights
Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mount Laurel was $32,245, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

42% of Mount Laurel residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Geocaching & geography
Gifts & collectibles
Government
Guides to Mount Laurel
Health
Historical societies
Historical societies
History
Housing & real estate

Median rent in Mount Laurel, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $816.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,467.


Jobs
Libraries

Libraries in Mount Laurel include Mount Laurel Free Public Library ... View libraries

Maps

Media outlets
Military
Obituaries
Organizations
Parks & recreation
People
Pets
Photos & post cards
Politics

Burlington County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mount Laurel political report.

Postal Service
Religion
Restaurants
Traffic

The average commute time for Mount Laurel workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 19 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Mount Laurel between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 4.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.

Travel
Weather
Wildlife

Browse list of New Jersey community profiles



Job Search
what
job title, keywords, or company name
where
city, state, zip code
jobs by Indeed


EPODUNK USER REVIEWS & BLOGS

Mount Laurel, NJ

Pros: In recient years...

Cons: The politics of this town are the pits...

This is a good place to move away from...

General info: Unless you are willing to Kiss A** Stay where you are...

Read the Entire Review
Read Other Reviews

I hear that Mt...

Read the entire blog entry

Visit the Reader Blog Page
Visit the ePodunk Blog
Register for My ePodunk to:

Tell us the pros & cons of Mount Laurel
Blog about Mount Laurel

LOCAL GUIDES

More info about Mount Laurel:

RECORD SEARCHES
EPODUNK EXTRAS
OTHER EPODUNKS
FEEDBACK

Send us your corrections and additions



Search Health Care Jobs





powered by HospitalJobsOnline.com
News about Mount Laurel
College Search

Search Associate's degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Certificate programs, Diploma programs, and many others.

Enter your ZIP or Postal code to find schools near you. Your dream major may be just around the corner!