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Population (year 2000): 6,298. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,222 (-1.2% change)
Males: 3,043 (48.3%), Females: 3,255 (51.7%)

Median resident age: 35.7 years
Median household income: $56,580 (year 2000)
Median house value: $165,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Wharton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (67.5%)
  • Hispanic (23.2%)
  • Other race (7.2%)
  • Black (4.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • Asian Indian (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Vietnamese (0.6%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (21.0%), German (19.9%), Italian (12.5%), English (10.2%), Polish (6.3%), Hungarian (3.5%).New Jersey

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 2.2 square miles

Wharton,

For population 25 years and over in Wharton

  • High school or higher: 80.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wharton borough

  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

13.8% Foreign born (6.7% Latin America, 3.9% Asia, 2.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +919 (+17.1%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NJ Wayne, (22.9 miles pop. 54,069).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NJ Newark, (29.4 miles pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (47.4 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NJ (1.7 miles Dover, Gardens, NJ (2.9 miles Victory Arlington, NJ (4.3 miles Mount NJ Rockaway, (4.6 miles Meadow Lake, NJ White (4.6 miles NJ (5.2 miles Succasunna-Kenvil, NJ (6.4 miles Hopatcong, Telemark, NJ (7.0 miles Lake

Latitude: 40.90 N, Longitude: 74.58 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 973


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.3%), Manufacturing (17.3%), Retail trade (11.5%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,080 (-17.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 226 (7.4%)


 

Crime in Wharton by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 15.9
Rapes 0 0 0 2
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 31.8
Robberies 1 3 1 0
    per 100,000 15.9 47.6 15.9 0.0
Assaults 9 13 7 6
    per 100,000 142.9 206.4 111.1 95.3
Burglaries 30 37 24 39
    per 100,000 476.3 587.5 381.1 619.2
Thefts 106 123 89 105
    per 100,000 1683.1 1953.0 1413.1 1667.2
Auto thefts 5 8 0 2
    per 100,000 79.4 127.0 0.0 31.8
140.4 185.0 110.2 160.2

Average climate in Wharton, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wharton,

Wharton-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.7 miles away from the Wharton city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 tornado 10.2 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Wharton:
  • SAINT CLARE'S HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; DOVER, NJ)
  • ST CLARES HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; DENVILLE, NJ)
  • GREYSTONE PARK PSYCH HOSP (about 8 miles; GREYSTONE PARK, NJ)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wharton:
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 33 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
  • TETERBORO (about 37 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 43 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wharton:
  • AEROFLEX-ANDOVER (about 13 miles; ANDOVER, NJ; ID: 12N)
  • TRINCA (about 14 miles; ANDOVER, NJ; ID: 13N)
  • NEWTON (about 15 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
Fire - Other 0 $0   1 $622
Police Protection - Officers 13 $58,528 $54,025 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $3,752 $45,024 4 $3,350
Other Government Administration 2 $6,896 $41,376 12 $7,220
Financial Administration 3 $9,844 $39,376 2 $2,098
Police - Other 1 $2,054 $24,648 0 $0
Water Supply 3 $8,640 $34,560 1 $504
Other and Unallocable 0 $0   2 $1,266
Local Libraries 2 $4,238 $25,428 5 $1,100
Health 0 $0   3 $4,288
Welfare 1 $2,050 $24,600 0 $0
Streets and Highways 11 $33,484 $36,528 0 $0
Totals for Government 37 $129,486 $41,995 30 $20,448
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wharton:
  • COUNTY COLLEGE OF MORRIS (about 4 miles; RANDOLPH, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,202)
  • DREW UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; MADISON, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,133)
  • WILLIAM PATERSON UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY (about 24 miles; WAYNE, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,017)
  • RARITAN VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; SOMERVILLE, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,283)
  • SETON HALL UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,509)
  • UNION COUNTY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; CRANFORD, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,856)
  • KEAN UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; UNION, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,627)
Public primary/middle schools in Wharton:
  • MARIE V DUFFY (Students: 552; Location: 137 E. CENTRAL AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CATHERINE A DWYER (Students: 354; Location: 665 MT. HOPE AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • A C MAC KINNON MIDDLE (Students: 250; Location: 137 E. CENTRAL AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
Private primary/middle school in Wharton:
  • ST MARYS SCHOOL (Students: 214; Location: 345 S MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Wharton:
  • WHARTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $163,142; Location: 15 S. MAIN STREET; 34,106 books; 700 audio materials; 342 video materials; 67 serial subscriptions)

Churches in Wharton include: Church of Christ (A), Saint Mary's Catholic Church (B), Hungarian Presbyterian Church (C), Wharton United Presbyterian Church (D), Saint John's United Methodist Church (E).

Reservoir: Washington Pond (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Green Pond Brook (A), Stephens Brook (B).


Wharton compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value 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.
Strongest AM radio stations in Wharton:
  • 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)
  • WMTR (1250 AM; 7 kW; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Wharton:
  • 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)
  • WSUS (102.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WNJP (88.5 FM; SUSSEX, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTH.)
  • WNNJ-FM (103.7 FM; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WHCY (106.3 FM; BLAIRSTOWN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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)
  • 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)
TV broadcast stations around Wharton:
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W36AZ (Channel 36; SUSSEX, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CING. AUTHORITY)

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