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Voorhees is a township in Camden County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.
The community was named for Gov. Foster M. Voorhees
The latitude of Voorhees is 39.85N. The longitude is -74.958W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 135 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 28,126.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Voorhees 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 08043 ZIP code.
12% of Voorhees residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Voorhees ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Voorhees was $33,635, compared with $21,587 nationally.
46% of Voorhees residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Voorhees, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $773. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,753.
Libraries in Voorhees include Camden County Library ... View libraries
Camden County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Voorhees political report.
Voorhees restaurants taking online reservations include MO Cafe & Grill ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Voorhees workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Voorhees between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Voorhees include Wingate Inn.
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