Merchantville, New Jersey

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Population in 2019: 3,700 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.7%
 
Males: 1,852  (50.1%)
Females: 1,848  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

40.3 years
New Jersey median age:

40.2 years

Zip codes: 08109.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $85,012 (it was $49,392 in 2000)
Merchantville:

$85,012
NJ:

$85,751

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $40,385 (it was $25,589 in 2000)

Merchantville borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $237,924 (it was $121,500 in 2000)
Merchantville:

$237,924
NJ:

$348,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $243,493; detached houses: $261,550; townhouses or other attached units: $156,647; in 2-unit structures: $234,486

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,095.

March 2019 cost of living index in Merchantville: 99.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.4%
(4.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.1% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Merchantville, NJ (2019)
    • 2,33762.9%White alone
    • 69218.6%Hispanic
    • 46512.5%Black alone
    • 2035.5%Asian alone
    • 70.2%Two or more races

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According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Merchantville, New Jersey as of December 02, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Merchantville is 941 to 1.


Crime rates in Merchantville by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(52.3)
3
(79.2)
1
(26.7)
1
(26.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.1)
2
(52.1)
2
(52.3)
3
(78.8)
5
(133.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(52.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(79.8)
3
(79.3)
6
(156.5)
4
(104.2)
4
(104.6)
4
(105.1)
8
(212.8)
0
(0.0)
8
(212.0)
4
(107.8)
4
(108.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
16
(418.5)
13
(343.1)
9
(240.4)
18
(478.7)
15
(396.4)
18
(469.5)
29
(755.8)
13
(340.0)
26
(683.0)
19
(505.5)
8
(213.3)
17
(450.5)
20
(538.8)
9
(244.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
100
(2,616)
65
(1,715)
60
(1,603)
55
(1,463)
49
(1,295)
78
(2,034)
66
(1,720)
63
(1,647)
73
(1,918)
64
(1,703)
27
(719.8)
48
(1,272)
41
(1,105)
48
(1,302)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(52.3)
5
(132.0)
5
(133.6)
1
(26.6)
1
(26.4)
5
(130.4)
6
(156.4)
4
(104.6)
2
(52.5)
3
(79.8)
3
(80.0)
4
(106.0)
3
(80.8)
2
(54.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(26.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(80.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index164.3126.9121.0118.197.5163.8170.7187.0173.4192.3103.4141.2109.995.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Merchantville, NJ

Crime rate in Merchantville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.80
New Jersey average:

4.23
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Ancestries: Italian (14.3%), Irish (9.1%), Polish (4.8%), American (4.1%), Eastern European (2.6%), German (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1874

Elevation: 80 feet

Land area: 0.60 square miles.

Population density: 6,149 people per square mile   (high).

Merchantville, New Jersey map

278 residents are foreign born (4.2% Latin America, 0.9% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

This borough:

7.5%
New Jersey:

22.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $8,363 (3.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $7,166 (3.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Camden, NJ (3.1 miles , pop. 79,904).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (6.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Pennsauken, NJ (0.7 miles ),
Golden Triangle, NJ (1.3 miles ),
Cherry Hill Mall, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Collingswood borough, NJ (1.6 miles ),
Erlton-Ellisburg, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Camden, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Ellisburg, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Woodlynne borough, NJ (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 39.95 N, Longitude: 75.05 W

Area code: 856

Distribution of median household income in Merchantville, NJ in 2019
Distribution of house value in Merchantville, NJ in 2019
Merchantville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

10.5%
New Jersey:

9.9%
Historical population in Merchantville, NJ
Historical housing units in Merchantville, NJ
Most common industries in Merchantville, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.5%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.5%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Merchantville, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (2.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.5%)
  • Computer specialists (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.1%)

Average climate in Merchantville, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Merchantville, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 98.5. This is worse than average.

City:

98.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.251. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.251
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.709. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.709
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.44. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.44
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00404. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00404
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Merchantville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.3 miles away from the Merchantville borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 tornado 31.5 miles away from the borough center killed 3 people and injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Merchantville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Jersey state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 209.8 miles away from Merchantville center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 58.4 miles away from Merchantville center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.9 miles away from Merchantville center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 279.3 miles away from Merchantville center
On 11/30/2017 at 21:47:31, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.9 miles away from Merchantville center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 299.8 miles away from Merchantville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Camden County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Other: 3 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Merchantville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Merchantville:

  • ARISTACARE AT CHERRY HILL (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CHERRY HILL, NJ)
  • COOPER RIVER CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PENNSAUKEN, NJ)
  • COOPER RIVER WEST (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PENNSAUKEN, NJ)
  • CADBURY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CHERRY HILL, NJ)
  • DAVITA PENNSAUKEN DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; CAMDEN, NJ)
  • PINEWOOD ACRES NURSING CONV CNTR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MAPLE SHADE, NJ)
  • STERLING MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MAPLE SHADE, NJ)

Heliports located in Merchantville:

Amtrak stations near Merchantville:

  • 7 miles: NORTH PHILADELPHIA (PHILADELPHIA, 2900 N. BROAD ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: PHILADELPHIA (30TH & MARKET STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: ARDMORE (STATION RD. & LANCASTER AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Merchantville:

  • Rutgers University-Camden (about 4 miles; Camden, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 4,949)
  • Thomas Jefferson University (about 6 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,139)
  • Temple University (about 7 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 30,016)
  • The University of the Arts (about 7 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,198)
  • Community College of Philadelphia (about 7 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 15,116)
  • The Art Institute of Philadelphia (about 7 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,432)
  • Drexel University (about 8 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 22,969)

Public elementary/middle school in Merchantville:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Merchantville: Merchantville Emergency Medical Services (A), Niagara Fire Company (B), Merchantville Community Center (C), Merchantville Boro Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Merchantville: Grace Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Al Besselink - Professional golfer, Don Evans - Dramatists and playwright, Jersey Joe Walcott - (1914-1994), world boxing champion, Paul Scull - Football player, Bob Greacen - Basketball player.

Camden County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This borough:

2.4 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

61.4%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

7.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
15 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
9 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Merchantville in 2000:

  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Merchantville (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Merchantville Branch at 23 West Maple Avenue, branch established on 1980/06/23. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Merchantville Branch at 26 West Maple Avenue, branch established on 1968/03/23. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Merchantville:

Marital status in Merchantville, NJ
  • Never married: 33.6%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

For population 25 years and over in Merchantville:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
New Jersey average:

12.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Merchantville
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Merchantville:

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Religion statistics for Merchantville, NJ (based on Camden County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic180,34355
Mainline Protestant37,518115
Other27,14139
Evangelical Protestant21,048130
Black Protestant6,92532
Orthodox2,5001
None238,182-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 155
Camden County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Camden County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 96
This county:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
Camden County:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 269
Here:

5.20 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.0%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.8%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.6%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.8%
New Jersey:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Merchantville:

51.8%
New Jersey:

48.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
New Jersey:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.6%
State:

20.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Merchantville:

10.2%
New Jersey:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Merchantville:

35.5%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Merchantville:

59.5%
New Jersey:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.1%
State:

80.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Merchantville, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 12$56,534$56,5340$0
Police - Other 2$6,758$40,54812$5,560
Solid Waste Management 2$7,526$45,1563$569
Other Government Administration 1$5,108$61,2962$1,609
Judicial and Legal 1$3,762$45,1444$4,203
Firefighters 1$5,139$61,6680$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,107
Sewerage 0$0 1$226
Financial Administration 0$0 3$4,703
Totals for Government 19$84,828$53,57626$17,977

Merchantville government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,683,000 ($454.86)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.81)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,630,000 ($440.54)
    Police Protection: $1,385,000 ($374.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $341,000 ($92.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $169,000 ($45.68)
    Financial Administration: $139,000 ($37.57)
    Regular Highways: $131,000 ($35.41)
    Central Staff Services: $123,000 ($33.24)
    Sewerage: $107,000 ($28.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $64,000 ($17.30)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $40,000 ($10.81)
    Health - Other: $37,000 ($10.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000 ($8.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $28,000 ($7.57)
    General Public Buildings: $18,000 ($4.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $107,000 ($28.92)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $175,000 ($47.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $447,000 ($120.81)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.27)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,575,000 ($425.68)

Merchantville government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $457,000 ($123.51)
    Other: $102,000 ($27.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($4.05)
    Parking Facilities: $15,000 ($4.05)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $190,000 ($51.35)
    Other: $10,000 ($2.70)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $11,000 ($2.97)
    Other: $10,000 ($2.70)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $178,000 ($48.11)
    General Revenue - Other: $123,000 ($33.24)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($2.97)
    Sale of Property: $9,000 ($2.43)
    Rents: $7,000 ($1.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $542,000 ($146.49)
    Other: $88,000 ($23.78)
  • Tax - Property: $3,402,000 ($919.46)
    Other License: $59,000 ($15.95)
    Public Utilities Sales: $44,000 ($11.89)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($0.54)

Merchantville government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,058,000 ($1096.76)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,685,000 ($995.95)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $373,000 ($100.81)

Merchantville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $171,000 ($46.22)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $957,000 ($258.65)

5.19% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($366 average AGI)
Camden County:

0.02%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Burlington County, NJ  1.13% ($54,482 average AGI)
from Gloucester County, NJ  0.98% ($46,596)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.61% ($61,428)


5.78% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,407 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($336 average AGI)
Camden County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Burlington County, NJ  1.16% ($66,122 average AGI)
to Gloucester County, NJ  1.11% ($53,921)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.53% ($54,227)
Businesses in Merchantville, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1KFC1
CVS1Rite Aid1
FedEx1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Merchantville:

  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMR (800 AM; 5 kW; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: WTMR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WIP (610 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEMG (1310 AM; 1 kW; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: MEGA COMM., OF CAMDEN LIC., L.L.C.)
  • WDAS (1480 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Merchantville:

  • WKDN (106.9 FM; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • W300AD (107.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJJZ (106.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WIOQ (102.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Merchantville:

  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • W33BT (Channel 33; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)
  • WWSI (Channel 62; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTERS OF PHILADELPHIA, L.L.C.)
Merchantville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Merchantville fatal accident list:

Jul 23, 2017 10:05 AM, Cr-622, Walnut Ave, Lat: 39.953997, Lon: -75.049336, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 14, 2010 00:36 AM, Linden Avenue, Lat: 39.948414, Lon: -75.060092, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Dec 19, 1976 08:38 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 19, 1975 08:38 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.0mTotal length
  • $1,805,000Total costs
  • 10,249Total average daily traffic
  • 409Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,506Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Dennis Magness, Woodbine Ave (Lat: 39.947250 Lon: -75.053389), Type: 36.6, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: Magness & Sons General Contracting Inc, Folso-m, Phone: (610) 534-2400
  • Dennis B Magness, Woodbine Ave (Lat: 39.947250 Lon: -75.053389), Type: 36.6, Structure height: 34007 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: Magness & Sons General Contracting Inc, Folso-m, Phone: (610) 534-2400

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 22 E Park Ave (Lat: 39.951222 Lon: -75.047111), Call Sign: KEG600, Licensee ID: L00086709,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.160 MHz, 154.385 MHz, 154.430 MHz, Grant Date: 12/14/2000, Expiration Date: 12/14/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/19/2011, Registrant: Merchantville, Borough Of, 22 E Park Ave, Merchantville, NJ 08109, Phone: (609) 662-0900
  • Marion & Chestnut Sts At Standpipe (Lat: 39.954556 Lon: -75.039056), Call Sign: KTL335, Licensee ID: L00122441,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.4400 MHz, Grant Date: 08/12/1996, Expiration Date: 09/24/2001, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2002, Registrant: Merchantville Pennsauken Water Comm, 20 West Maple Ave, Merchantville, NJ 08109, Phone: (609) 663-0043
  • Lat: 39.952028 Lon: -75.046889, Call Sign: WQJS562,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.710 MHz, Grant Date: 10/02/2018, Expiration Date: 12/12/2028, Certifier: Kevin J Pahi, Registrant: Ewa 20725301, 122 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:
  • Lat: 39.949278 Lon: -75.048500, Call Sign: WQUF909,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.212 MHz, Grant Date: 06/26/2014, Expiration Date: 06/26/2024, Certifier: William H Thompson, Registrant: Innovation Wireless, 11869 Teale Street, Culver City, CA 90230, Phone: (888) 559-5565, Fax: (310) 482-3480, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Merchantville)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$169,92318$145,27868$188,5293$66,0001$1,170,0004$76,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$177,0003$222,66711$172,3643$82,6670$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$222,2007$164,85726$185,7696$42,0000$01$191,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$209,0002$103,50022$205,0452$13,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$184,0003$224,6676$205,5000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6031.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$216,0002$229,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$193,0003$254,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 6031.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Merchantville, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Merchantville, NJ - Value

2005 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 23. The highest number of reported fires - 38 took place in 2011, and the least - 8 in 2008. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Merchantville, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (79.6%), and Outside Fires (15.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Merchantville, NJ
    • 24279.6%Structure Fires
    • 4615.1%Outside Fires
    • 154.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Merchantville, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Merchantville, NJ
  • 86.1%Utility gas
  • 6.6%Electricity
  • 6.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Merchantville, NJ
  • 46.2%Utility gas
  • 42.0%Electricity
  • 11.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Merchantville compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Merchantville on our top lists:

  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Sierra Leone (population 500+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
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  • Lance L. Gooberman (3)
  • Steven J. Crowell (3)
  • Steven Crowell (2)
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Total of 14 patent applications in 2008-2022.