Pennington, Mercer County, New Jersey

Pennington: Borough of New Jersey


Pennington is a city located in the county of Mercer in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,585 and a population density of 1,036 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,607 inhabitants.

The city was created 133 years ago in 1890.

Quick Facts about Pennington

Population : 2,607 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Mercer County
Postal code : 08534
Area : 2.5 km2
Altitude : 689 feet / 210 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1890 (133 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 12:41:42 (27th March 2023)
Density : 1,044 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.84% (2010-2020)
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Pennington is located at 40°19'42"N 74°47'27"W (40.3284400, -74.7907200).

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The population of Pennington increased by 0.84% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,585 - census
2011 2,556 -1.13% estimation process
2012 2,554 -0.08% estimation process
2013 2,554 0% estimation process
2014 2,547 -0.27% estimation process
2015 2,535 -0.47% estimation process
2016 2,526 -0.36% estimation process
2017 2,525 -0.04% estimation process
2018 2,520 -0.2% estimation process
2019 2,576 2.17% estimation process
2020 2,607 1.19% estimation process

Pennington zip code is 08534. County name: Mercer, County fips: 34021

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People born in Pennington (7)

People born in Pennington, including basketball player Grant Billmeier, ice hockey player Charles Townsend, sports administrator Val Ackerman, .


  • Elizabeth Lippincott McQueen (American aviation enthusiast) she was born in 01/01/1878
  • Frank Baldwin (American naval officer) he was born in 01/01/1880
  • Nicole Baxter (American association football player) she was born in 12/05/1994
  • Jane Hydes Council (U.S. military veteran) she was born in 04/06/1922

Schools in Pennington

College & universities near Pennington, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
187134 The College of New Jersey Ewing (NJ) 08628-7718
186283 Rider University Lawrenceville (NJ) 08648-3099
492731 Innovate Salon Academy Ewing (NJ) 08628-0000
475024 Fortis Institute-Lawrenceville Lawrenceville (NJ) 08648
186122 Princeton Theological Seminary Princeton (NJ) 08542-0803

Stations (29)

Amtrak & bus stations near Pennington, NJ

Code Name Address Type
TRE Trenton Transit Center 72 South Clinton Avenue RAIL
PJC Princeton Junction station 2 Wallace Road RAIL
CWH Cornwells Heights 700 Station Ave. RAIL
NBK New Brunswick station French and Albany Streets RAIL
PNK Pennsauken, NJ 215 Derousse Avenue BUS

Post offices near Pennington

Post Office Name City ZIP
Pennington Post Office Pennington (NJ) 08534
Lawrencevill Post Office Lawrence Township (NJ) 08648
Hopewell Post Office Hopewell (NJ) 08525
Titusvill Post Office Titusville (NJ) 08560
West Trenton Post Office Ewing (NJ) 08628

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Mercer County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Mercer County , NJ.

City Name Population Title
Trenton 82,957 Capital of New Jersey, United States and seat of Mercer County, New Jersey, United States
Ewing 36,442 Township in Mercer County, New Jersey
Lawrence 32,595 Township in Mercer County, New Jersey
Princeton 30,879 Private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States
West Windsor 28,517 Township in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States
Robbinsville 14,495 Township in Mercer County, New Jersey
White Horse 9,494 Census designated place in New Jersey
Twin Rivers 7,443 Neighborhood
Prospect Park 5,817 Borough in Passaic County, New Jersey
Hightstown 5,276 Borough in Mercer County, New Jersey
Princeton Junction 2,465 Town
Hopewell 1,897 Township in Mercer County, New Jersey
Millstone 410 Borough in Somerset County, New Jersey

Distance to Other Cities

Pennington distances to largest New Jersey cities