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Washington is a township in Gloucester County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New Jersey named Washington. For links to other places called Washington, NJ, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Washington is 39.733N. The longitude is -75.075W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 141 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 47,114.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Washington 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 08032 ZIP code.
15% of Washington residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Washington ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Washington was $25,705, compared with $21,587 nationally.
30% of Washington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Washington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $710. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,446.
Libraries in Washington include Franklin Branch, Washington Public Library ... View libraries
Gloucester County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Washington political report.
The average commute time for Washington workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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