Mount Laurel is a township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States, and is an edge city suburb of Philadelphia. Mount Laurel was incorporated as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 7, 1872, from portions of Evesham Township. Ramblewood (with a 2010 Census population of 5,907) is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community located within Mount Laurel.
Laurel Acres Park is known for its Veteran's Memorial, fishing lake, playground, and huge grassy hill used for concerts and sledding in the winter, Laurel Acres Park is right between Church Street at Union Mill Road. The Mount Laurel Baseball League and the Mount Laurel United Soccer Club play in the park's sports fields, and since 2008, the Mount Laurel Premiership. There are several historical landmarks, including General Clinton's headquarters, Paulsdale, Evesham Friends Meeting House, Jacob's Chapel, Hattie Britt School and Farmer's Hall.
The median income for a household in the township was $63,750, and the median income for a family was $76,288. Males had a median income of $55,597 versus $37,198 for females. The per capita income for the township was $32,245. About 2.5% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.9% of those under age 18 and 2.9% of those age 65 or over.
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