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New Hanover is a township in Burlington County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.
The township was named for the English House of Hanover
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New Jersey named New Hanover. For links to other places called New Hanover, NJ, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of New Hanover is 40.008N. The longitude is -74.575W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 102 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 9,744.
Sections below provide additional information and links about New Hanover demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Burlington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 08511 ZIP code.
13% of New Hanover residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Hanover ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Hanover was $12,140, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of New Hanover residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in New Hanover, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $905. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,399.
Burlington County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Hanover political report.
The average commute time for New Hanover workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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