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Cherry Hill is a township in Camden County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.

The community was formerly known as Delaware township. The name changed to Cherry Hill in 1961, for a home once located here
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New Jersey named Cherry Hill. For links to other places called Cherry Hill, NJ, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Cherry Hill is 39.934N. The longitude is -75.031W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 82 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 73,543.


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Median household income
Local
$69,421
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cherry Hill demographic reports
Cherry Hill is on the Cooper River
Former and merged names include:
· Delaware
· Waterford
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 107. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.5 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Mike Bibby, basketball player
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Living History Day - Oct. 7, 2007
  • Harvest Festival - Oct. 28, 2007
  • Spring Family Festival - May 20, 2007
Dates often change. Check Cherry Hill web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Philharmonic of Southern New Jersey
Historic sites and museums: Barclay Farmstead Museum, Holocaust Education Center, Garden State Discovery Museum
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.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Cherry Hill 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 08002 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Cherry Hill residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cherry Hill ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cherry Hill was $32,658, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

46% of Cherry Hill residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Cherry Hill festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Cherry Hill, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $747.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,568.


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Libraries in Cherry Hill include Cherry Hill Free Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Cherry Hill include Courier-Post

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Politics

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

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Restaurants

Cherry Hill restaurants taking online reservations include Melange Cafe, Porterhouse Steaks & Seafood ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Cherry Hill workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 18 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Cherry Hill between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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