Bellmawr Ranks #9 in Annual List of Top Ten Camden County Towns

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SJO Photo of Bellmawr PBA 375’s popular Trunk or Treat event held annually at the Bellmawr Recreation Center.

Bellmawr has ranked #9 as a Top Ten Camden County Town in South Jersey Magazine’s 2019 annual “Top Towns” list.

In 2017 and 2018, the Borough ranked #8.

To help determine this year Top Towns’s rankings, the editors at South Jersey Magazine “spent time factoring in various aspects of what makes each town stand out from the pack.”

Data from the New Jersey State Police, the New Jersey Department of Education, and the state’s Division of Local Government Services were used to compile the list.

A weighted formula was used which combined average property values and taxes, crime incidents reported per 1,000 residents and high school performance numbers (consisting of average SAT scores, high school graduation rates and more). The rankings were then broken down into two categories: a population of more than 10,000 (big towns) and smaller than 10,000 (small towns).

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This year, Moorestown was named 2019 Top Ten Overall and also Top Ten Town in Burlington County

5 Towns Rounding Out The Top 25 Overall

  1. Moorestown
  2. Haddonfield
  3. Medford
  4. Woolwich
  5. Harrison Township

Top 10 Camden County Towns

  1. Haddonfield
  2. Voorhees
  3. Cherry Hill
  4. Haddon Twp.
  5. Waterford
  6. Winslow Twp.
  7. Gloucester Twp.
  8. Collingswood
  9. Bellmawr
  10. Pine Hill

Top 10 Gloucester County Towns

  1. Woolwich
  2. Harrison Twp.
  3. Mantua
  4. Wash. Twp.
  5. West Deptford
  6. Monroe
  7. Franklin Twp.
  8. Glassboro
  9. Deptford
  10. Woodbury City

To view South Jersey Magazine’s full report on this year’s top towns, click here.

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