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Population (year 2000): 18,544. Estimated population in July 2005: 18,851 (+1.7% change)
Males: 9,302 (50.2%), Females: 9,242 (49.8%)

Zip codes: .

Median resident age: 35.0 years
Median household income: $57,562 (year 2000)
Median house value: $224,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Morristown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (50.7%)
  • Hispanic (27.1%)
  • Black (17.0%)
  • Other race (8.5%)
  • Two or more races (3.4%)
  • Asian Indian (1.2%)
  • Chinese (1.1%)
  • Filipino (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (14.4%), Italian (10.8%), German (7.5%), English (6.1%), Polish (3.5%), United States (2.7%).

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Land area: 2.9 square miles

Morristown,

For population 25 years and over in Morristown

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morristown town

  • Never married: 39.0%
  • Now married: 40.5%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

32.4% Foreign born (23.5% Latin America, 5.0% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,346 (+14.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NJ Union, (15.9 miles pop. 54,405).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NJ Newark, (20.6 miles pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (39.1 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Plains, NJ (2.3 miles Morris NJ Madison, (5.1 miles Park, NJ (6.2 miles Florham Lakes, NJ (6.6 miles Mountain Gardens, NJ (7.0 miles Victory NJ Rockaway, (7.4 miles NJ Chatham, (7.6 miles NJ (8.1 miles Dover,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 0 buildings
  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $78,600
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $161,400
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 2005: 0 buildings

Latitude: 40.80 N, Longitude: 74.48 W

Area codes: 973, 201, 862


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.5%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (15.9%), Manufacturing (12.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +10,369 (+55.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,652 (26.0%)


 

Crime in Morristown by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 5.4 0.0 5.4 0.0
Rapes 9 9 13 5 7
    per 100,000 48.5 48.5 70.1 27.0 37.7
Robberies 62 66 47 57 60
    per 100,000 334.3 355.9 253.5 307.4 323.6
Assaults 63 42 57 62 65
    per 100,000 339.7 226.5 307.4 334.3 350.5
Burglaries 103 90 81 128 108
    per 100,000 555.4 485.3 436.8 690.3 582.4
Thefts 554 578 487 495 566
    per 100,000 2987.5 3116.9 2626.2 2669.3 3052.2
Auto thefts 68 66 64 43 59
    per 100,000 366.7 355.9 345.1 231.9 318.2
375.4 364.0 328.8 348.9 370.6


Average climate in Morristown, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Morristown,

Morristown-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 22% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.5 miles away from the Morristown city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 tornado 17.0 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Dave Moore - 2005 NFL player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, born: Nov 11, 1969), Rod Trafford - 2005 NFL player (Buffalo Bills, born: Nov 28, 1978), Troy Murphy - NBA player (Golden State Warriors, born: May 2, 1980), Linda Hunt - (born 1945), actress, Eric Moore - College basketball player (Buffalo Bulls), Jahmar Thorpe - College basketball player (Houston Cougars), Roger Wolfe Kahn - (1907-1962), jazz musician.


Main business address for: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC (MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS & ACCESSORIES), CRUM & FORSTER HOLDINGS CORP (FIRE, MARINE & CASUALTY INSURANCE).


Hospital/medical center in Morristown:
  • MORRISTOWN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (100 MADISON AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Morristown:
  • GREYSTONE PARK PSYCH HOSP (about 3 miles; GREYSTONE PARK, NJ)
  • ST CLARES HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; DENVILLE, NJ)
  • SAINT CLARE'S HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; DOVER, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Morristown:
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 23 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
  • TETERBORO (about 30 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 34 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Morristown:
  • MORRISTOWN MUNI (about 6 miles; MORRISTOWN, NJ; ID: MMU)
  • ESSEX COUNTY (about 16 miles; CALDWELL, NJ; ID: CDW)
  • LINCOLN PARK (about 16 miles; LINCOLN PARK, NJ; ID: N07)

Amtrak station near Morristown:
  • 19 miles: METROPARK (ISELIN, 100 MIDDLESEX-ESSEX TPK.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.


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
Parks and Recreation 2 $9,985 $59,910 0 $0
Sewerage 10 $43,474 $52,168 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 8 $30,075 $45,112 0 $0
Health 7 $30,710 $52,645 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 22 $90,745 $49,497 1 $354
Judicial and Legal 13 $38,563 $35,596 0 $0
Other Government Administration 16 $42,830 $32,122 1 $899
Welfare 7 $28,561 $48,961 0 $0
Financial Administration 8 $28,561 $42,841 0 $0
Streets and Highways 31 $114,094 $44,165 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $3,115 $37,380 0 $0
Firefighters 32 $189,492 $71,059 0 $0
Police - Other 8 $32,730 $49,095 9 $6,210
Police Protection - Officers 107 $491,820 $55,157 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 20 $54,506 $32,703 3 $4,145
Totals for Government 292 $1,229,262 $50,517 14 $11,608


Colleges/Universities in Morristown:
  • COLLEGE OF SAINT ELIZABETH (Full-time enrollment: 1,062; Location: 2 CONVENT RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.st-elizabeth.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • RABBINICAL COLLEGE OF AMERICA (FT enrollment: 259; Location: 226 SUSSEX AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • MORRISTOWN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SCH OF CARDIO TECHN (Location: 100 MADISON AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • AMERICAN FLYERS (Location: 5 AIRPORT RD; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morristown:
  • DREW UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; MADISON, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 2,133)
  • COUNTY COLLEGE OF MORRIS (about 8 miles; RANDOLPH, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,202)
  • UNION COUNTY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; CRANFORD, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,856)
  • SETON HALL UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,509)
  • KEAN UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; UNION, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,627)
  • WILLIAM PATERSON UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY (about 19 miles; WAYNE, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,017)
  • MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,226)
Public high school in Morristown:
  • MORRISTOWN HIGH (Students: 1,524; Location: 50 EARLY STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Morristown:
  • DELBARTON SCHOOL (Students: 540; Location: 230 MENDHAM RD; Grades: 7 - 12; Boys only)
  • THE MORRISTOWN-BEARD SCHOOL (Students: 425; Location: 70 WHIPPANY ROAD; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • VILLA WALSH ACADEMY (Students: 218; Location: 455 WESTERN AVE; Grades: 7 - 12; Girls only)
Public primary/middle schools in Morristown:
  • FRELINGHUYSEN (Students: 991; Location: WEST HANOVER AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NORMANDY PARK SCHOOL (Students: 356; Location: NORMANDY PARKWAY; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ALEXANDER HAMILTON (Students: 278; Location: 24 MILLS STREET; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • SUSSEX AVENUE (Students: 277; Location: 125 SUSSEX AVENUE; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • HILLCREST (Students: 273; Location: 160 HILLCREST AVENUE; Grades: KG - 02)
  • THOMAS JEFFERSON (Students: 270; Location: JAMES STREET & OGDEN PLACE; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • UNITY CS (Students: 105; Location: 340 SPEEDWELL AVENUE; Grades: KG - 08)
  • NJ REGIONAL DAY SC-MORRIS (Students: 65; Location: WEST HANOVER AVENUE; Grades: UG - UG)
  • LAFAYETTE LEARNING CTR (Students: 33; Location: HAZEL STREET; Grades: UG - UG)
  • N J REG DAY-MENDHAM (Location: WEST HANOVER AVE.; Grades: UG - UG)
Private primary/middle schools in Morristown:
  • ASSUMPTION OF THE BVM SCHOOL (Students: 603; Location: 63 MACCULLOCH AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • THE PECK SCHOOL (Students: 307; Location: 247 SOUTH STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CHEDER LUBAVITCH (Students: 188; Location: 226 SUSSEX AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDRENS HOUSE (Students: 165; Location: 21 CUTLER ST; Grades: PK - 5)
Library in Morristown:
  • MORRISTOWN & MORRIS TWP. JOINT FREE PUB. LIB. (Operating income: $2,003,158; Location: 1 MILLER ROAD; 187,629 books; 6,835 audio materials; 7,734 video materials; 498 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Morristown: Morris County Jail (A), Morris County Hall of Records (B), Beit Yisrael Library (C), Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township (D).

Churches in Morristown include: First Presbyterian Church (A), Church of God in Christ (B), Church of the Assumption (C), Church of the Redeemer (D), Saint Peter's Episcopal Church (E), The Presbyterian Church in Morristown (F), Union Baptist Church (G), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (H).

Reservoirs: Lake Pocahontas (A), Spring Lake (B), Speedwell Lake (C).

Parks in Morristown include: Speedwell Park (1), Foote Park (2), Fort Nonsense Historical National Park (3), Caldwell Playground (4), Burnham Park (5), Washington Headquarters National Park (6), Lidgerwood Park (7), Morristown Green (8).

Post office: (A).  


Morristown compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Morristown:
  • WMTR (1250 AM; 7 kW; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morristown:
  • WDHA-FM (105.5 FM; DOVER, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFME (94.7 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WFMU (91.1 FM; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: AURICLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • 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.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Morristown:
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, 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.)
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W36AS (Channel 36; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)

 

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