Profile for Cranbury, New Jersey, NJ
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Cranbury is a township in Middlesex County, in the New York metro area.
The latitude of Cranbury is 40.316N. The longitude is -74.514W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 85 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,227.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Cranbury demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Cranberry Town
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 2. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.6 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1994 movie, "IQ"
· 2003 movie, "Anger Management"
National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Historic sites and museums: Cranbury History Center, Cranbury Museum
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.)
The predominant influence in Cranbury is not Princeton or the industrial regions around the corner, but the Presbyterian Church whose white steeple rises gracefully above the housetops.
-- Coast to Coast
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Ancestry & family history
14% of Cranbury residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cranbury ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cranbury was $50,698, compared with $21,587 nationally.
63% of Cranbury residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Cranbury include Cranbury Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Cranbury, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $673. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,514.
Libraries in Cranbury include Cranbury Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Cranbury include Cranbury Press
Middlesex County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cranbury political report.
The average commute time for Cranbury workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Cranbury include Courtyard by Marriott South Brunswick, Residence Inn, Staybridge Suites Cranbury.
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“ The predominant influence in Cranbury is not Princeton or the industrial regions around the corner, but the Presbyterian Church whose white steeple rises gracefully above the housetops. ”
~ Coast to Coast
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