Marlton, New Jersey

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This article is about the census-designated place in Evesham Township, Burlington County, New Jersey. For the neighborhood in Camden, New Jersey, see Marlton, Camden.
Marlton, New Jersey
Census-designated place
Map of Marlton CDP in Burlington County. Inset: Location of Burlington County in the State of New Jersey.
Map of Marlton CDP in Burlington County. Inset: Location of Burlington County in the State of New Jersey.
Census Bureau map of Marlton, New Jersey
Census Bureau map of Marlton, New Jersey
Coordinates: 39°54′07″N 74°55′45″W / 39.901885°N 74.929277°W / 39.901885; -74.929277Coordinates: 39°54′07″N 74°55′45″W / 39.901885°N 74.929277°W / 39.901885; -74.929277
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Burlington
Township Evesham
Area[1]
 • Total 3.235 sq mi (8.378 km2)
 • Land 3.227 sq mi (8.357 km2)
 • Water 0.008 sq mi (0.021 km2)  0.25%
Elevation[2] 95 ft (29 m)
Population (2010 Census)[3]
 • Total 10,133
 • Density 3,140.3/sq mi (1,212.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code 08053[4]
Area code(s) 856
FIPS code 3444100[1][5][6]
GNIS feature ID 02390126[1][7]

Marlton is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Evesham Township in New Jersey, United States.[8][9][10] As of the 2010 United States Census, Marlton's population was 10,133.[3]

History[edit]

Marlton was founded by Welsh and English farmers beginning in 1676. The name Marlton first appeared in the early 19th century. The name is derived from marl clay, which is commonly found in the local soil. The discovery of the marl content helped local business and farmers, and caused the first "building boom", occurring in the 1830s and 1840s. Marl continued to be excavated in Marlton until 1930, when the pits were shut down.[11] The marl was sold locally, and shipped directly, by rail to Burlington City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Atlantic City, for reshipping as an alternate for green manure, water treatment amendment, and semi-flowable fill.

Landmarks[edit]

PH-32, a Project Nike missile base from the Cold War, was located near Cherokee High School.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Marlton had a total area of 3.235 square miles (8.378 km2), including 3.227 square miles (8.357 km2) of it is land and 0.008 square miles (0.021 km2) of water (0.25%).[1][12]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 10,180
1980 9,411 −7.6%
1990 10,228 8.7%
2000 10,260 0.3%
2010 10,133 −1.2%
Population sources: 1970-1980[13]
1990-2010[10] 2000[14] 2010[3]

Census 2010[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 10,133 people, 4,126 households, and 2,653 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,140.3 per square mile (1,212.5/km2). There were 4,343 housing units at an average density of 1,345.9 per square mile (519.7/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 86.57% (8,772) White, 4.27% (433) Black or African American, 0.15% (15) Native American, 6.10% (618) Asian, 0.01% (1) Pacific Islander, 1.30% (132) from other races, and 1.60% (162) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 4.41% (447) of the population.[3]

There were 4,126 households, of which 28.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.7% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.7% were non-families. 29.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.12.[3]

In the CDP, 21.4% of the population were under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 28.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40.3 years. For every 100 females there were 92.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.3 males.[3]

Census 2000[edit]

As of the 2000 United States Census[5] there were 10,260 people, 4,097 households, and 2,728 families residing in Marlton. The population density was 3,171.0 people per square mile (1,222.7/km2). There were 4,203 housing units at an average density of 1,299.0/sq mi (500.9/km2). The racial makeup of Marlton was 91.32% White, 2.88% Black or African American, 0.14% Native American, 4.18% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.59% from other races, and 0.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.34% of the population.[14]

There were 4,097 households out of which 30.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.4% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.12.[14]

In Marlton the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 34.8% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 93.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males.[14]

The median income for a household in Marlton was $52,271, and the median income for a family was $61,217. Males had a median income of $46,905 versus $31,798 for females. The per capita income for Marlton was $25,145. About 2.1% of families and 3.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under age 18 and 2.9% of those age 65 or over.[14]

Transportation[edit]

The Marlton Circle was a traffic circle at the intersection of Route 70 and Route 73. In 2010, the circle was completely eliminated and replaced with a grade-separated interchange where Route 73 crosses over Route 70. The new traffic pattern was completed in late 2011.[15]

The 406 route provides bus service to and from Philadelphia.[16]

Notable people[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Gazetteer of New Jersey Places, United States Census Bureau. Accessed July 21, 2016.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Marlton Census Designated Place, Geographic Names Information System. Accessed September 18, 2012.
  3. ^ a b c d e f DP-1 - Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data for Marlton CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 18, 2012.
  4. ^ Look Up a ZIP Code for Marlton, NJ, United States Postal Service. Accessed September 18, 2012.
  5. ^ a b American FactFinder, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  6. ^ A Cure for the Common Codes: New Jersey, Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed June 16, 2013.
  7. ^ US Board on Geographic Names, United States Geological Survey. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  8. ^ GCT-PH1 - Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place from the 2010 Census Summary File 1 for Burlington County, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed June 16, 2013.
  9. ^ 2006-2010 American Community Survey Geography for New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed June 16, 2013.
  10. ^ a b New Jersey: 2010 - Population and Housing Unit Counts - 2010 Census of Population and Housing (CPH-2-32), United States Census Bureau, p. III-3, August 2012. Accessed June 16, 2013.
  11. ^ Brief History of Evesham Township and its Village of Olde Marlton
  12. ^ US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  13. ^ Staff. 1980 Census of Population: Number of Inhabitants United States Summary, p. 1-141. United States Census Bureau, June 1983. Accessed January 12, 2012.
  14. ^ a b c d e DP-1 - Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2000 from the Census 2000 Summary File 1 (SF 1) 100-Percent Data for Marlton CDP, New Jersey, United States Census Bureau. Accessed September 18, 2012.
  15. ^ Route 70/73 Marlton Circle Elimination Project, New Jersey Department of Transportation. Accessed June 16, 2013.
  16. ^ Burlington County Bus / Rail Connections, New Jersey Transit, backed up by the Internet Archive as of July 26, 2010. Accessed June 16, 2013.
  17. ^ Luksa, Frank. "Lessons in Dallas prepared Baldinger", The Dallas Morning News, July 7, 2002. Accessed July 25, 2016. "Baldinger can explain how it happened and did this week from his home in Marlton, N.J."
  18. ^ Kolumbic, Dubravka. "Once a teacher, now a comedian, Marlton's Jay Black still knows how to work a room", The Central Record, February 12, 2012. Accessed July 25, 2016. "Marlton resident and professional comedian Jay Black will be a headliner at Shawnee High School Soccer Booster Club's comedy show fundraiser on Feb. 10."
  19. ^ Cummings, Tony. "Braille: The Portland rapper's seventh album holds nothing back", Crossrhythms, December 7, 2011. Accessed July 25, 2016. "Born Bryan Winchester on 27th September 1981, he's been writing and recording hip-hop since he was 13 years old. For a short time Bryan and his family relocated to Marlton, New Jersey."
  20. ^ "In brief", The Herald (Rock Hill), August 21, 2007. Accessed July 25, 2016. "He and his wife, Jenny, have one son, Dion, and are expecting their second child around the end of the year. They live in Marlton, N.J...."
  21. ^ Parks, James. "Nice Moves: A Knack for logistics helps this entrepreneur save cash", Entrepreneur (magazine), January 31, 2007. Accessed July 25, 2016. "Who: Anthony Caruso of CSA Group; Where: Marlton, New Jersey"
  22. ^ via Associated Press. "Devlin nominated for Lombardi Award", The Daily Reporter, September 4, 1992. Accessed July 25, 2016. "Devlin is a 6-foot-3, 280-pound senior from Marlton, N.J."
  23. ^ Mayo, Nicki; and Schreier, Greg. "The Voice singer, Marlton native Christina Grimmie, shot and killed following performance", The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 11, 2016. Accessed July 25, 2016. "Luebkemann, now 22, was grieving in her family’s Marlton home after learning of Grimmie’s death and didn’t want to talk to anyone, her father, Bill Luebkemann, 59, said Saturday morning."
  24. ^ Staff. "FLYERS STAR 'BRAIN-DEAD' AFTER CRASH", The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 11, 1985. Accessed July 25, 2016. "Pietzsch said that after the game Lindbergh had returned to their townhouse in the Moorings, a lakeside apartment complex in a wooded area of Marlton, Evesham Township."
  25. ^ Issa, Rob. "The Real McCoy", South Jersey Magazine, September 2014. Accessed July 25, 2016. "Eagles running back and Marlton resident LeSean McCoy is a star in the NFL, but he does some of his best work off the field."
  26. ^ Strauss, Robert. "SPORTS; Sportsmanship? Nah, Indifference.", The New York Times, January 5, 2003. Accessed July 25, 2016. "For his part, McDonald lives in Marlton, which is closer to Philadelphia than New York, though he has a history in New York sports since his father, Joe, was an executive with the New York Mets."
  27. ^ Staff. "Tina stays mum on Sarah", Philadelphia Daily News, September 9, 2008. Accessed July 25, 2016. "Marlton native actress Brit Morgan was recently in the area visiting family. Morgan was known as Brittany Dengler while attending Cherokee High School, where she graduated in 2005."
  28. ^ Velasquez, Vincent. "Marlton native Blaine Neal selected to the USA Baseball team", The Star-Ledger, July 16, 2008. Accessed July 25, 2016. "Blaine Neal, a right-handed relief pitcher in the Detroit Tigers system and Marlton native, was named to the USA Baseball team."
  29. ^ "Wildcats Sign Jersey Talent", New Jersey Wildcats. Accessed July 25, 2016. "Jessica O'Rourke, 21, of Marlton, New Jersey is currently a junior at North Carolina State University."
  30. ^ Staff. "TV/RADIO TALK - CH. 10 WON'T STINT IN COVERING THE MUMMERS", The Philadelphia Inquirer, December 31, 1982. Accessed July 25, 2016. "A native of Scranton who grew up in Marlton, NJ, Penacoli came to Channel 3 just two weeks ago from WTVJ-TV in Miami."
  31. ^ Staff. "S. Jersey native gets spotlight at festival", Courier-Post, July 6, 2001. Accessed July 25, 2016. "Richard Ruccolo, a Camden native and former Marlton resident and star of the ABC comedy Two Guys and a Girl, will be at the festival for the Philadelphia premiere of All over the Guy, a romantic comedy in which he stars as one of two twentysomething gay men searching for true love."
  32. ^ "Small corps of Flyers gets ice time in at Medford", The Philadelphia Inquirer, October 10, 2004. Accessed July 25, 2016. "'The best thing is just looking across the locker room and being here with the guys,' said Therien, a resident of Marlton, Burlington County."
  33. ^ "Rothman 'Outraged' ATF Satellite Office Was Never Established; Demands Explanation from the Director", Representative Steve Rothman, January 23, 2006, baked up by the Internet Archive as of July 31, 2008. Accessed July 25, 2016. "With firearm violence continuing to plague Jersey City communities, Rep. Steve Rothman (NJ-9) today wrote the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) Director Carl Truscott (a native of Marlton, NJ) to find out why the ATF still has not established a satellite office in Jersey City and urged immediate action to fix the problem."

Further reading[edit]

  • Horner, Maurice W. A History of Evesham Township. (Philadelphia: Dorrance, 1971).
  • McCabe, Wayne T. A Penny A View...An Album of Postcard Views...Marlton, N.J. (Newton, NJ: Historic Preservation Alternatives, 2001).