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All About Cedar Brook, NJ

The personal injury lawyers in Cedar Brook, NJ, at NJ Injury Guys, would like to share some interesting details about the neighborhood.

Cedar Brook

The unincorporated community is located in the center of Winslow Township in Camden County, New Jersey. Chesilhurst is to the west of the area, and Braddock is to its south. The main roadways in the community are Route 73, Pump Branch Road, and Cedarbrook Road. The Pump Branch flows up the center of the neighborhood. 

History

The neighborhood is part of the county's largest municipality that covers 58 square miles or 37,120 acres. The Winslow Township was named after William Coffin Sr.'s son, Edward Winslow Coffin. William Coffin Sr. was the owner of the 19th-century glass factory that resided in Camden County. The township was incorporated in 1845 and is comprised of twenty unincorporated communities, such as:

  • Albion
  • Braddock
  • Sicklerville

The Winslow Township Fire Department is located within the neighborhood and serves the neighboring communities. They handle fire suppression and emergency incidents responses in addition to the following services:

  • fire code inspection
  • public education 
  • community relations

Places of Worship

The area is home to several churches that allow the different religious groups a place to worship. The Grant African Methodist Church was built in 1896 and is located on 4th Avenue and Washington Street. The church was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.

Some other churches in the area include the following:

  • Christ the Redeemer Sacred Heart Church - located on Highway 73
  • Grace Community Church - located on Emmett Drive 
  • Cedar Brook Bible Church - located on Cedarbrook Road 

Demographics

In addition to the other communities that make up Winslow Township, the population was 39,499 and consisted of 13,735 households and 10,178 families in 2010. This increased 14.4% from the 2000 count of 34,611 that consisted of 11,661 households and 9,002 families. The racial breakdown of the neighborhood's residents was the following:

  • 54.41% white
  • 36.17% African American
  • 8.10% Hispanic or Latino
  • 3.10% Asian
  • 0.29% Native American
  • 0.04% Pacific Islander
  • 2.97% other races
  • 3.03% two or more races

English is spoken by 89.8% of the population, while 7.7% speak Spanish. The ancestral breakdown of the town's citizens is the following:

  • 21.0% Italian
  • 16.0% German
  • 15.9% Irish
  • 6.5% Polish
  • 6.2% English
  • 5.1% Scottish

The neighborhood's median household income was $68,169 in 2010, which was an increase from $55,990 in 2000. The occupational breakdown of the neighbors was as follows:

  • 37.8% executive, management, and professional jobs
  • 24.6% manufacturing and laborer occupations
  • 24.5% sales and service roles
  • 13.1% clerical, assistant, and tech support positions

Keep reading for more fun details on the neighborhood: The History of Williamstown, NJ

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Gabriel A. DiLeonardo, Sr., Esq.
Date Published: May 13, 2021
Gabriel DiLeonardo, Esq. is a New Jersey licensed attorney-at-law. He helps people who suffer injuries get justice through personal injury lawsuits.
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