There were 5,535 households of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.2% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.4% were non-families. 18.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.18.
In the township, 22.2% of the population were under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 20.1% from 25 to 44, 31.0% from 45 to 64, and 18.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44.5 years. For every 100 females there were 96.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.2 males.
The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American Community Survey showed that (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) median household income was $88,470 (with a margin of error of +/- $5,827) and the median family income was $98,579 (+/- $6,301). Males had a median income of $70,565 (+/- $7,423) versus $47,340 (+/- $3,291) for females. The per capita income for the borough was $37,104 (+/- $2,329). About 3.9% of families and 4.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.6% of those under age 18 and 5.1% of those age 65 or over.
There were 5,057 households out of which 33.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.5% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.1% were non-families. 15.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.18.
In the township the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.7 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $68,474, and the median income for a family was $75,920. Males had a median income of $57,122 versus $41,286 for females. The per capita income for the township was $29,863. About 1.4% of families and 2.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.0% of those under age 18 and 3.5% of those age 65 or over.
Cinnaminson Township is governed under the Township form of government with a five-member Township Committee. The Township Committee is elected directly by the voters at-large in partisan elections to serve three-year terms of office on a staggered basis, with one or two seats coming up for election each year as part of the November general election. At an annual reorganization meeting, the Township Committee selects one of its members to serve as Mayor and another as Deputy Mayor.
As of 2013[update], members of the Cinnaminson Township Committee are Mayor William "Ben" Young (R, term as mayor ends December 31, 2013; term on committee ends 2014), Deputy Mayor Anthony V. Minniti (R, 2014), Donald Brauckmann (R, 2015), Kathleen M. Fitzpatrick (R, 2013) and John McCarthy (R, 2015).
Federal, state and county representation
Cinnaminson Township is located in the 3rd Congressional District and is part of New Jersey's 7th state legislative district.
Students in public school for grades Kindergarten through twelfth grade attend the Cinnaminson Township Public Schools. Schools in the district (with 2010-11 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics) are New Albany Elementary School with 492 students in grades K - 2, Eleanor Rush Intermediate School with 534 students in grades 3 - 5, Cinnaminson Middle School with 551 students in grades 6 - 8 and Cinnaminson High School with an enrollment of 733 students in grades 9 through 12. The Project Challenge program is a program for gifted students from grades 2 through 8 who attend New Albany Elementary School, Eleanor Rush Intermediate School and Cinnaminson Middle School, where students can learn more while having fun. Project Challenge was conceived by Elaine Mendelow, a teacher in the district, who taught it for over 20 years, now being retired from the program.
Cinnaminson Township is home to several private schools. The historic Westfield Friends School, which serves students from PreK-8th grade, is a Quaker school founded in 1788. St. Charles Borromeo Parish School serves about 300 students in PreK-8th grade from several area communities, operating as part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Trenton.
Cinnaminson was formed by resolution in 1860 from a section of Chester Township. Part of this resolution reads, "The inhabitants of the township of Chester having become so numerous that it is impracticable for them to meet with convenience and good order in one assembly... the Township shall be divided." The name "Cinnaminson" derives from the LenapeNative American word "Senamensing," which means "sweet water".
Roads and highways
The township had a total of 80.63 miles (129.76 km) of roadways, of which 67.47 miles (108.58 km) are maintained by the municipality, 9.29 miles (14.95 km) by Burlington County and 3.87 miles (6.23 km) by the New Jersey Department of Transportation.
BurLink bus service is offered on the B9 route (between the Palmyra station and the Moorestown Mall and the B10 route (between Cinnaminson station and Route 130 / Union Landing Road).
Since 1900, Cinnaminson has been home to the Riverton Country Club, a country club and golf course designed by Donald Ross.
Cinnaminson is home to the Burlington County Footlighters, a production company founded in 1938 who perform regularly at a playhouse within the township. Additionally, Cinnaminson facilitates an all-ages regional chorus and wind ensemble.
^Nutt, Amy Ellis (October 31, 2013). "Booker is officially a U.S. senator after being sworn in". NJ.com/Associated Press. Accessed October 31, 2013. "Former Newark Mayor Cory Booker was sworn in as a Democratic senator from New Jersey today, taking the oath of office, exchanging hugs with Vice President Joe Biden and acknowledging the applause of friends and family members seated in the visitor's gallery that rings the chamber.... Booker, 44, was elected to fill out the term of the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg, who died earlier this year."
^2004 Hall of Fame Samuel Leeds Allen, New Jersey Inventor's Hall of Fame. Accessed September 2, 2013. "In 1861, Allen moved to Ivystone, a farm, which his father owned, near the village of Westfield in Cinnaminson Township, New Jersey."
^Staff. "Childress glad to stay in S. Jersey", Courier-Post, April 13, 2012. Accessed September 2, 2013. "Not only was Brad Childress named as the new offensive coordinator on coach Andy Reid's staff for the Eagles, but the promotion assured that Childress' son, Kyle, would be returning for his senior year next season at Cinnaminson."
^Araton, Harvey. "SUPER BOWL XXVI; Family Strength by the Numbers", The New York Times, January 23, 1992. June 18, 2012. "'People come up to me, say they've wanted to meet me and ask for my autograph,' Frances Collins said this week in an interview from her home in Cinnaminson, N.J., a town outside Philadelphia. 'I sign all my autographs the same: Frances Collins, mother of 19.'"
^Jim DeRose, Bradley University athletics. Accessed June 18, 2012. "A native of Cinnaminson, N.J., DeRose brings enthusiasm, a hard-work ethic and popularity to The Hilltop."
^Moore, Tom. "DiLeo on the defensive", Bucks County Courier Times, May 13, 2009. Accessed February 7, 2011. "DiLeo, a Cinnaminson High School graduate who still lives there, said he's looking forward to spending more time with his wife, Anna, and sons TJ and Max."
^Staff. "Larry Ferrari", The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 21, 1997. Accessed June 18, 2012. "Larry Ferrari, 65, a Philadelphia institution who played the organ on his own show on Channel 6 for 40 years, died yesterday of cancer at his home in Cinnaminson."
^Biography, Nat Gertler: Freelance Writer - Comis Gut], November 23, 2013. "His earlier years were spent in Cinnaminson, NJ; Simsbury, CT; and Riverton, NJ, where he stayed long enough to consider it his hometown."
^Michelle Kosinski: General Assignment Reporter, WTVJ. Accessed July 19, 2007. "A native of Cinnaminson, New Jersey, Kosinski considers herself a news junkie, but she also fulfilled her love for theater through performing lead roles in two plays with the 'Piedmont Players' while in North Carolina."
^Gross, Dan. "Dan Gross: Ed, new squeeze brunch at Parc", The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 26, 2011. Accessed June 18, 2012. "NBC News foreign correspondent Michelle Kosinski and long-distance boyfriend/auto mogul Carlos Hoz de Vina spent a rare night together at Parc Saturday. The Cinnaminson-raised Kosinski lives in London, Miami and New York; Hoz de Vina splits his time among Moorestown, New York and South America."