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Moorestown is a township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States and an eastern suburb of Philadelphia. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 20,726, reflecting an increase of 1,709 (+9.0%) from the 19,017 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 2,901 (+18.0%) from the 16,116 counted in the 1990 Census. Moorestown was incorporated as a township by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 11, 1922, from portions of Chester Township (now Maple Shade Township), based on the results of a referendum held on April 25, 1922. The township is named for a Thomas Moore who settled in the area in 1722 and constructed a hotel though other sources attribute the name to poet Thomas Moore. The township banned all liquor sales in 1915 and retained the restrictions after Prohibition ended in 1933. Referenda aiming to repeal the ban failed in both 1935 and 1953. In 2007, the Township Council approved a referendum that would allow the sale by auction of six liquor licenses (the state limit of one per every 3,000 residents), with estimates that each license could sell over $1 million each. The referendum did not receive enough votes to pass. In 2011, voters repealed the liquor ban; however, liquor sales in the township will be restricted to the Moorestown Mall. In 2005 Moorestown was ranked number one in Money magazine's list of the 100 best places to live in America. The magazine screened over a thousand small towns and created a list of the top 100 for its August 2005 issue, in which Moorestown earned the top spot because of its community feeling, in addition to plentiful jobs within the commuting area, excellent schools, low crime rate, and affordable housing. Another attribute is its proximity to Philadelphia (about a 25-minute commute), a center of jobs and cultural and urban amenities.

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Facts and Stats for Moorestown*

  • Pollution Statistics in Moorestown

    Know the pollution level of Moorestown before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 39.77 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 66.67 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 67.65 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 35.29 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 42.19 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 28.75 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 27.94 (Low)
  • Moorestown: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Moorestown for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Moorestown.

    • Burglary and Theft 47.43 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 53.62 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 68.01 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 64.34 (High)
    • Car Stealing 38.24 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 55.6 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 51.79 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 70.15 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 70.42 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 29.29 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 40.58 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 65.22 (High)
  • Living in Moorestown - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Moorestown is 159.03 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 42.81 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 77.98 (High)
    • Pollution Index 49.61 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 47.33 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 83.63 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 73.25 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.95 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 125.93 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Moorestown

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Moorestown

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.48 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 75.29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 40.4 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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