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Pennington is a borough in Mercer County, in the Trenton metro area.
The community name derives from Penny Town, possibly because the community was so small
The latitude of Pennington is 40.326N. The longitude is -74.792W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 210 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,706.
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18% of Pennington residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pennington ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pennington was $45,843, compared with $21,587 nationally.
70% of Pennington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Pennington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $796. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,005.
Libraries in Pennington include Hopewell Branch Library, Pennington Free Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Pennington include Hopewell Valley News
Mercer County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pennington political report.
The average commute time for Pennington workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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