All About Ellisburg, NJ

The car accident attorneys in Ellisburg, NJ at Garden State Justice Group offer the following details on the area's history.


Ellisburg, NJ, sits at the intersection of NJ Route 70 and King's Highway. This area consists of just under 580 acres of land and is part of Camden County. It is located less than a 20 minutes drive from Philadelphia. 


The community was named after the Ellis family that were early settlers. Not much is known about the family, but there are several prominent Ellis families within the state. Initially, the area was home to a tavern and a blacksmith. Residential development followed after the onset of regular stagecoach stops to the tavern.

Route 70 was once known as Cooper's Creek Road, named after Cooper's River that runs to the Delaware River. King's Highway was the former Haddonfield Moorestown Road. Haddonfield, a town south of Ellisburg, was named after Quaker John Haddon in the late 1600s. King's Highway is America's oldest road, extending 1,300 miles and named after King Charles II that controlled the area during that time. 


Ellisburg is primarily an upper-middle-income neighborhood. The average house price is $258,824, and monthly rental costs average approximately $1,596. The makeup of resident's occupations are the following:

  • 46% executive or management
  • 27.5% sales or service
  • 14.7% manufacturing or labor
  • 11.8% assistant or tech support

Residents spend on average less than 15 minutes to commute to work. Percentages for residential commute modes are the following:

  • 83.6% drive privately owned vehicle
  • 6.4% take the train

The area is home to a large retail shopping plaza, the Ellisburg Shopping Center. This 27.8-acre of retail space is located in the heart of the community and is home to the following business:

  • Whole Foods
  • Buy Buy Baby
  • Steinmart
  • Five Below
  • CKO Kickboxing
  • Bath & Body Works


The neighborhood's population was 4,413 in 2010, consisting of 1,898 households. The racial breakdown is the following:

  • 78.36% white
  • 6.23% African American
  • 6.62% Hispanic or Latino
  • 0.07% Native American
  • 11.67% Asian
  • 2.29% other races
  • 1.38% two or more races

The area's most commonly spoken language is English, but 8.9% speak Spanish as their first language, and 1.3% speak Greek. Of the population, 18.3% were born outside of the United States. A breakdown of the residents' ancestries is the following:

  • 24.8% Irish
  • 17.9% German
  • 17% Italian
  • 5.4% Polish
  • 7.9% English
  • 5% Jamaican

 See The History of Barclay, New Jersey in our next article. 

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