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Deptford is a township in Gloucester County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.
The community was named for a town in Kentshire, England.
The latitude of Deptford is 39.816N. The longitude is -75.116W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 82 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 26,763.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Deptford 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 08097 ZIP code.
17% of Deptford residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Deptford ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Deptford was $21,477, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Deptford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Deptford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $563. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,154.
Libraries in Deptford include James H. Johnson Memorial Library ... View libraries
Gloucester County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Deptford political report.
The average commute time for Deptford workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Deptford between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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