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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.


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Median household income
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$68,402
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Voorhees demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 62. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.2 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Kelly Ripa, actress and talk-show host
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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Ancestry & family history

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.

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

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Median rent in Voorhees, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $773.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,753.


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Libraries in Voorhees include Camden County Library ... View libraries

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

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Voorhees restaurants taking online reservations include MO Cafe & Grill ... View restaurants

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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.

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Hotels in Voorhees include Wingate Inn.

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