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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.
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.
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.
46% of Cherry Hill residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Cherry Hill, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $747. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,568.
Libraries in Cherry Hill include Cherry Hill Free Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Cherry Hill include Courier-Post
Camden County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cherry Hill political report.
Cherry Hill restaurants taking online reservations include Melange Cafe, Porterhouse Steaks & Seafood ... View restaurants
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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