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Bordentown is a city in Burlington County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.
The community was named after Joseph Borden, founder.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New Jersey named Bordentown. For links to other places called Bordentown, NJ, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Bordentown is 40.146N. The longitude is -74.712W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 52 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,013.
Joseph Bonaparte, one-time king of Spain who fled Europe following his brother's demise, lived in the area from 1817 to 1832.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bordentown 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 08505 ZIP code.
15% of Bordentown residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bordentown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bordentown was $25,882, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Bordentown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
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Historic districts in Bordentown include Bordentown Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Bordentown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $641. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,283.
Libraries in Bordentown include Bordentown Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Bordentown include Bordentown Register-News
Burlington County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bordentown political report.
The average commute time for Bordentown workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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