Glassboro, Gloucester County, New Jersey

Glassboro: Borough in New Jersey, United States


Glassboro is a city located in the county of Gloucester in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 18,579 and a population density of 767 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 20,386 inhabitants.

The city was created 244 years ago in 1778.

Quick Facts about Glassboro

Population : 20,386 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Gloucester County
Postal code : 08028
Area : 24.24 km2
Altitude : 486 feet / 148 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1779 (244 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 13:14:22 (27th March 2023)
Density : 841 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.86% (2010-2020)
Glassboro locator map
Location of Glassboro on New Jersey map.
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Glassboro is located at 39°42'10"N 75°6'43"W (39.7028900, -75.1118400). It has 4 neighbors: Clayton, Mantua, Pitman and Monroe.

Glassboro map

Glassboro has 4 neighbours.

  • Clayton borough in Gloucester County, New Jersey
  • Mantua township in Gloucester County, New Jersey
  • Pitman borough in Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States
  • Monroe township in Gloucester County, New Jersey


The population of Glassboro increased by 8.86% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 18,579 - census
2011 18,662 0.44% estimation process
2012 18,843 0.96% estimation process
2013 18,911 0.36% estimation process
2014 19,025 0.6% estimation process
2015 19,159 0.7% estimation process
2016 19,739 2.94% estimation process
2017 19,938 1% estimation process
2018 19,994 0.28% estimation process
2019 20,288 1.45% estimation process
2020 20,386 0.48% estimation process

Glassboro zip code is 08028. County name: Gloucester, County fips: 34015

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People born in Glassboro (14)

People born in Glassboro, including politician Betty Castor, navy officer Mark Lambert Bristol, politician Thomas M. Ferrell, .


  • Cathe Friedrich (Exercise instructor) she was born in 20/07/1964
  • Gary Brackett (American football player) he was born in 23/05/1980
  • George Johnson (American football player) he was born in 11/12/1987
  • Jarvis Lynch (Major General in the United States Marine Corps) he was born in 17/02/1933
  • John Aveni (American football player (1935-2002)) he was born in 17/03/1935
  • Sean F. Dalton (American politician) he was born in 10/03/1962
  • Louis H. Carpenter (American Civil War, Indian Wars, Cuban-American War Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 11/02/1839
  • Brian Oliver (American basketball player (KK Kumanovo)) he was born in 05/09/1990
  • Corey Clement (American football player) he was born in 02/11/1994
  • George H. Stanger he was born in 25/09/1902
  • Elizabeth C. Hickcox (U.S. military veteran) she was born in 01/01/1923

Schools in Glassboro

College & universities near Glassboro, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
184782 Rowan University Glassboro (NJ) 08028

Stations (26)

Amtrak & bus stations near Glassboro, NJ

Code Name Address Type
LDW Lindenwold Station Ave & White Horse Rd West OTHER
ATO Atco, New Jersey Cooper Rd and Raritan Ave OTHER
CRH Cherry Hill, New Jersey Cornell Ave. & West Marlton Pike OTHER
HTN Hammonton, New Jersey Egg Harbor Rd & Line St. OTHER
PHL 30th Street Station 2955 Market St. RAIL

Post offices near Glassboro

Post Office Name City ZIP
Glassbor Post Office Glassboro (NJ) 08028

Other cities in Gloucester County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Gloucester County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Jefferson 20,611 Township in Morris County, New Jersey
Williamstown 15,567 Town in Massachusetts
Mantua 14,877 Township in Gloucester County, New Jersey
Red Bank 11,979 Borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States
Woodbury 9,813 City in New Jersey
Clayton 8,759 Borough in Gloucester County, New Jersey
Pitman 8,753 Borough in Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States
Paulsboro 5,866 Borough in Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States
Beckett 4,847 Unincorporated community and census-designated place in Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States
Westville 4,154 Borough of New Jersey
Mullica Hill 3,982 Census designated place
Harding 3,752 Township of New Jersey
Turnersville 3,742 Census designated place
Gibbstown 3,739 Census designated place
Oak Valley 3,483 Census designated place
Woodbury Heights 2,970 Borough of New Jersey, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Glassboro distances to largest New Jersey cities