Delanco New Jersey The Delaware River Jewel

Dated: 06/11/2015

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Burlington County is home to New Jersey’s best-kept secret, a small river town named Delanco Township. It is tucked-away along the Delaware River at the New Jersey border in extreme southeastern Pennsylvania. With a population of about 4,546 people, Delanco Township is considered a large city, offering small-town living rich with history.


Delanco Township Facts and Stats:

  • Founded: March 1, 1859

  • Delanco area: 3.2 square miles

  • Elevation: 28 feet

  • Average temp: 43-63 degrees Fahrenheit

  • Average annual precipitation: 40’’

  • Average annual snowfall: 16”

  • Cost of living: 8.20% below national average

Delanco Township is surrounded by water, almost an island. Residents enjoy lots of water activities such as boating, fishing, kayaking, etc. You may have heard of Delanco Township in 2013. This small river town rarely makes the news, but an 11-alarm fire destroying the 300,000-square-foot Dietz & Watson warehouse brought attention to Delanco, New Jersey. Adding to its unique charm, Delanco is a “dry” township, meaning no alcohol sales are allowed.


Delanco Township offers two schools serving students in kindergarten through eighth grade. Students in ninth through twelfth grade, attend Riverside High School in Riverside Township. All students from Delanco Township and Burlington County are eligible to attend the Burlington County Institute of Technology. This countywide public school district offers vocational and technical education at the high school and post-secondary level at campuses in Medford and Westampton Township.


The median home cost in Delanco Township is $80,400. Home appreciation rose 2.00 percent last year. But a variety of homes ranging in price less than $250,000 all the way up to $1,000,000 are yours to choose from. I’d love to show you the unique luxury Carriage Homes which overlook one of the Delaware River’s nicest views. Construction at the Riverwalk on The Delaware has begun on the last home left for 2015.


How can you resist the charm of this quiet, out-of-the-way river town called Delanco. Tour homes for sale in Delanco with me, Sam Lepore. Call (856) 297-6827 today. Together we'll find the perfect home tucked away inside the New Jersey gem called Delanco.

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Sam Lepore

Sam Lepore is a Realtor with Keller Williams in Moorestown, NJ. Call him today at 856.297.6827 ....

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