A Great Place To Live

Best Commuter Cities in New Jersey

Pennsauken is one of New Jersey's Best 40 Commuter Cities, according to Obrella.com!

"Pennsauken is South Jersey's best-kept secret: a traditionally blue-collar Camden County community with affordable housing that draws a variety of buyers."

- "Pennsauken: Drawn by affordability and location," Philadelphia Inquirer, Sunday, January 18, 2015

Pennsauken is an amazingly diverse community, both in the people who live here as well as the businesses that have opened their doors in town.

Our Residents

According to data from the 2010 United States Census, over 35,000 people have chosen to call Pennsauken home. They are:

  • Almost 9,000 families who made the decision to put down roots and raise their children here
  • Young professionals who have easy access to their jobs in Philadelphia, Trenton, Atlantic City and everywhere in-between
  • Seniors who have numerous opportunities to stay active, sharing their time and talents with their community

Other important facts

  • Pennsauken's median household income is $57,241
  • Our town is a rich, melting pot of cultures, from African-American to White and Hispanic to Vietnamese
  • With just a short drive, you'll find a wide variety of places to live, including apartment complexes, row homes, single-family dwellings and 55+ communities
  • Pennsauken is the home of the Riverfront Village, an $18.5 million project that will bring high-quality apartments for working class families and veterans
  • Pennsauken's newly opened Transit Center gives commuters access to 30th Street Station, the RIVERLine, PATCO and Atlantic City
  • From car, bus, or train, Pennsauken residents can easily go anywhere in South Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York or Baltimore

Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics, 2010 United States Census


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