Jefferson Gloucester County, New Jersey

Jefferson: Township in Morris County, New Jersey

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Location of Jefferson on New Jersey map.


Jefferson is a township located in the county of Gloucester in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 21,314 and a population density of 494 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 20,611 inhabitants.

The township was created 217 years ago in 1804.



Jefferson is located at 39°45'13"N 75°12'43"W (39.7537200, -75.2118500). It has 5 neighbors: Hopatcong, Mount Arlington, Sparta, West Milford and Wharton.

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Jefferson Quick Facts

Population : 20,611 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Gloucester County
Area : 43.11 km2
Altitude : 3,747 feet / 1142 meters
Establishment : February 02, 1804 (217 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 11:35:13 (19th October 2021)
Density : 478 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.41% (2010-2020)
Weather : 68℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Jefferson has 5 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Jefferson decreased by 3.41% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 21,314 - census
2011 21,363 0.23% estimation process
2012 21,377 0.07% estimation process
2013 21,370 -0.03% estimation process
2014 21,287 -0.39% estimation process
2015 21,241 -0.22% estimation process
2016 21,179 -0.29% estimation process
2017 21,094 -0.4% estimation process
2018 20,943 -0.72% estimation process
2019 20,716 -1.1% estimation process
2020 20,611 -0.51% estimation process

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People born in Jefferson (2)

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Schools in Jefferson

College & universities near Jefferson, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
184791 Rowan College of South Jersey Gloucester Campus Sewell (NJ) 08080
184782 Rowan University Glassboro (NJ) 08028
475431 ASI Career Institute Turnersville (NJ) 08012-1043
484321 Jolie Health and Beauty Academy-Turnersville Turnersville (NJ) 08012-1760
186052 Pennco Tech-Blackwood Blackwood (NJ) 08012

Stations (27)

Amtrak & bus stations near Jefferson, NJ

Code Name Address Type
LDW Lindenwold Station Ave & White Horse Rd West OTHER
PHL 30th Street Station 2955 Market St. RAIL
CRH Cherry Hill, New Jersey Cornell Ave. & West Marlton Pike OTHER
PHN North Philadelphia station 2900 North Broad St. RAIL
ATO Atco, New Jersey Cooper Rd and Raritan Ave OTHER

Other places with the same name (19)

Other cities in Gloucester County

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

City Name Population Title
Glassboro 20,386 Borough in New Jersey, United States
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

Jefferson distances to largest New Jersey cities