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Glassboro is a borough in Gloucester County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.
The community was named for its early glass industry, which peaked in the mid-1800s
The latitude of Glassboro is 39.702N. The longitude is -75.112W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 144 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 19,094.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Glassboro demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Gloucester 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 08312 ZIP code.
16% of Glassboro residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Glassboro ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Glassboro was $18,113, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Glassboro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Glassboro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $516. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,269.
Libraries in Glassboro include Glassboro Branch Library ... View libraries
Gloucester County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Glassboro political report.
The average commute time for Glassboro workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Glassboro between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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