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Population (year 2000): 15,888. Estimated population in July 2005: 16,001 (+0.7% change)
Males: 8,022 (50.5%), Females: 7,866 (49.5%)

Median resident age: 35.7 years
Median household income: $65,799 (year 2000)
Median house value: $141,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Hopatcong:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.0%)
  • Hispanic (6.0%)
  • Black (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (25.9%), Irish (24.4%), German (20.8%), English (7.8%), Polish (7.6%), United States (4.7%).

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Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 11.0 square miles

Hopatcong,

For population 25 years and over in Hopatcong

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 37.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hopatcong borough

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 60.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

6.5% Foreign born (3.0% Europe, 2.1% Latin America, 1.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +206 (+1.3%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NJ Wayne, (28.4 miles pop. 54,069).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NJ Newark, (35.8 miles pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (53.8 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Arlington, NJ (2.4 miles Mount NJ (3.4 miles Stanhope, NJ (3.9 miles Netcong, NJ (5.5 miles Succasunna-Kenvil, Mohawk, NJ Lake (5.5 miles NJ (6.3 miles Andover, NJ (6.4 miles Wharton, Lake, NJ Budd (7.2 miles

Latitude: 40.94 N, Longitude: 74.66 W

Area code: 973


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (15.3%), Manufacturing (14.4%), Retail trade (13.8%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -7,223 (-45.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 785 (9.0%)


 

Crime in Hopatcong by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 1 1 0 2 2
    per 100,000 6.3 6.3 6.3 0.0 12.6 12.6
Robberies 2 1 2 0 0 1
    per 100,000 12.6 6.3 12.6 0.0 0.0 6.3
Assaults 4 16 8 7 8 11
    per 100,000 25.2 100.7 50.4 44.1 50.4 69.2
Burglaries 33 45 15 24 30 23
    per 100,000 207.7 283.2 94.4 151.1 188.8 144.8
Thefts 121 132 119 114 121 107
    per 100,000 761.6 830.8 749.0 717.5 761.6 673.5
Auto thefts 5 3 7 8 7 7
    per 100,000 31.5 18.9 44.1 50.4 44.1 44.1
58.8 79.1 56.5 52.1 62.3 61.4


Average climate in Hopatcong, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hopatcong,

Hopatcong-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the Hopatcong city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 tornado 14.8 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Hopatcong:
  • SAINT CLARE'S HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; DOVER, NJ)
  • HACKETTSTOWN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; HACKETTSTOWN, NJ)
  • ST CLARES HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; DENVILLE, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hopatcong:
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 39 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
  • TETERBORO (about 43 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 48 miles; TRENTON, NJ; ID: TTN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hopatcong:
  • AEROFLEX-ANDOVER (about 7 miles; ANDOVER, NJ; ID: 12N)
  • TRINCA (about 8 miles; ANDOVER, NJ; ID: 13N)
  • NEWTON (about 8 miles; NEWTON, NJ; ID: 3N5)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Welfare 1 $2,593 $31,116 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 4 $6,303 $18,909 0 $0
Transit 1 $2,243 $26,916 0 $0
Water Supply 3 $8,856 $35,424 1 $365
Parks and Recreation 2 $5,342 $32,052 1 $1,687
Solid Waste Management 20 $62,851 $37,710 0 $0
Health 5 $16,950 $40,680 1 $1,200
Streets and Highways 7 $30,035 $51,488 0 $0
Firefighters 0 $0   1 $529
Police Protection - Officers 24 $123,512 $61,756 1 $126
Judicial and Legal 4 $11,480 $34,440 1 $266
Other Government Administration 12 $15,996 $15,996 1 $797
Police - Other 8 $22,689 $34,033 12 $10,025
Financial Administration 11 $36,427 $39,738 1 $310
Totals for Government 102 $345,278 $40,620 20 $15,305


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hopatcong:
  • COUNTY COLLEGE OF MORRIS (about 9 miles; RANDOLPH, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,202)
  • DREW UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; MADISON, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • RARITAN VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; SOMERVILLE, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,283)
  • WILLIAM PATERSON UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY (about 29 miles; WAYNE, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,017)
  • SETON HALL UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,509)
  • UNION COUNTY COLLEGE (about 32 miles; CRANFORD, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,856)
  • KEAN UNIVERSITY (about 33 miles; UNION, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,627)
Public high school in Hopatcong:
  • HOPATCONG HIGH (Students: 979; Location: 2 WINDSOR AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hopatcong:
  • HOPATCONG MIDDLE (Students: 665; Location: DAVID ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • DURBAN AVE (Students: 428; Location: 616 DURBAN AVENUE; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • HUDSON MAXIM (Students: 400; Location: RIVER STYX RD & LAKESIDE BLVD; Grades: KG - KG)
  • TULSA TRAIL ELEM (Students: 398; Location: 2 TULSA TRAIL; Grades: 02 - 03)

Church in Hopatcong: Byram Bay Church (A).

Lake: Bear Pond (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mountain Brook (A).


Hopatcong compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Hopatcong:
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WMTR (1250 AM; 7 kW; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WNNJ (1360 AM; 2 kW; NEWTON, NJ)
  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hopatcong:
  • WDHA-FM (105.5 FM; DOVER, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WNNJ-FM (103.7 FM; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSUS (102.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNJP (88.5 FM; SUSSEX, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTH.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WHCY (106.3 FM; BLAIRSTOWN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W284AF (104.7 FM; HACKETTSTOWN, NJ; Owner: WRNJ RADIO, INC.)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • W245AC (96.9 FM; HARMONY TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W224AS (92.7 FM; WASHINGTON, NJ; Owner: WRNJ RADIO, INC.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Hopatcong:
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W36AZ (Channel 36; SUSSEX, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CING. AUTHORITY)
  • W49BE (Channel 49; HACKETTSTOWN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CING. AUTHORITY)

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