Erlton-Ellisburg, New Jersey

Erlton-Ellisburg was an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Cherry Hill Township, in Camden County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2000 United States Census, the CDP's population was 8,168.[1] The area comprises Erlton and Ellisburg, two neighborhoods in western Cherry Hill. As of the 2010 United States Census, the Erlton-Ellisburg CDP was discontinued and a portion of the old CDP was included in the new Ellisburg CDP.[3]

Erlton-Ellisburg, New Jersey
Map of Erlton-Ellisburg CDP in Camden County. Inset: Location of Camden County in New Jersey.
Map of Erlton-Ellisburg CDP in Camden County. Inset: Location of Camden County in New Jersey.
Coordinates: 39°54′55″N 75°0′52″W / 39.91528°N 75.01444°W / 39.91528; -75.01444Coordinates: 39°54′55″N 75°0′52″W / 39.91528°N 75.01444°W / 39.91528; -75.01444
Country United States
State New Jersey
TownshipCherry Hill
 • Total4.9 km2 (1.9 sq mi)
 • Land4.8 km2 (1.9 sq mi)
 • Water0.1 km2 (0.0 sq mi)
 • Total8,168
 • Density1,696.1/km2 (4,392.8/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code34-21645[2]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 4.9 km2 (1.9 mi2), including 4.8 km2 (1.9 mi2) of land and 0.1 km2 (0.04 mi2) of water (1.06%).


As of the 2000 United States Census[2] there were 8,168 people, 3,517 households, and 2,141 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,695.5/km2 (4,392.8/mi2). There were 3,648 housing units at an average density of 757.3/km2 (1,961.9/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 86.96% White, 3.97% African American, 0.11% Native American, 6.70% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 0.92% from other races, and 1.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.81% of the population.[1]

There were 3,517 households, out of which 24.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.5% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.1% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.92.[1]

In the CDP the population was spread out, with 19.8% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 24.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 84.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.8 males.[1]

The median income for a household in the CDP was $47,953, and the median income for a family was $60,170. Males had a median income of $47,438 versus $33,096 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $25,357. About 3.5% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.1% of those under age 18 and 8.7% of those age 65 or over.[1]

Notable peopleEdit

People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Erlton include:


  1. ^ a b c d e f DP-1 Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2000 from the Census 2000 Summary File 1 (SF 1) 100-Percent Data for the Erlton-Ellisburg CDP, New Jersey Archived 2020-02-13 at, United States Census Bureau. Accessed July 21, 2016.
  2. ^ a b U.S. Census website, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  3. ^ New Jersey: 2010 - Population and Housing Unit Counts - 2010 Census of Population and Housing (CPH-2-32), United States Census Bureau, August 2012. Accessed October 15, 2012. "Deleted CDPs:... Erlton-Ellisburg CDP (part taken to form Ellisburg CDP)"
  4. ^ "Nearly $3 Million in Transformative Gifts Kickstart Campaign To Permanently Endow Camden Scholars Program", Moorestown Friends School. Accessed January 1, 2018. "Judy Greenfield Faulkner ’61, Founder and CEO of Epic Systems Corp., also grew up in the Erlton section of Cherry Hill."