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Pemberton is a township in Burlington County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.
The community was named after James Pemberton, landowner
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New Jersey named Pemberton. For links to other places called Pemberton, NJ, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Pemberton is 39.941N. The longitude is -74.55W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 79 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 28,691.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Pemberton 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 08011 ZIP code.
15% of Pemberton residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pemberton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pemberton was $19,238, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Pemberton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Pemberton include Whitesbog Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Pemberton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $558. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,126.
Libraries in Pemberton include Browns Mills Branch, Pemberton Branch Library ... View libraries
Burlington County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pemberton political report.
The average commute time for Pemberton workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Pemberton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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