For population 25 years and over in Califon:
For population 15 years and over in Califon borough:
70 residents are foreign born (2.7% Europe, 1.3% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $9,806 (2.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Edison, NJ (27.1 miles , pop. 97,687).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (34.2 miles , pop. 273,546).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (45.4 miles , pop. 1,537,195).
Nearest cities: High Bridge borough, NJ (2.1 miles ), Lebanon borough, NJ (2.3 miles ), Long Valley, NJ (2.4 miles ), Glen Gardner borough, NJ (2.4 miles ), Annandale, NJ (2.4 miles ), Hampton borough, NJ (2.5 miles ), Beatyestown, NJ (2.6 miles ), Clinton, NJ (2.6 miles ).
Latitude: 40.72 N, Longitude: 74.84 W
Area code: 908
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Califon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 32 (28 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-0.8%).
Work and jobs in Califon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Califon, New Jersey
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Califon-area historical tornado activity is above New Jersey state average. It is 22% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Califon borough center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 10/18/1990, a category F3 tornado 17.0 miles away from the borough center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Califon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.3 miles away from Califon center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 16.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 35.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.8 miles away from Califon center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 70.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Hunterdon County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Michele Mary Smith - Softball player, Teddy Schneider - Soccer player.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Califon:
Private high school in Califon:
Public elementary/middle schools in Califon:
See full list of schools located in Califon, map of school districts: CALIFON BOROUGH, LEBANON TOWNSHIP, TEWKSBURY TOWNSHIP, N HUNT/VOORHEES REGIONAL
Private elementary/middle schools in Califon:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.316. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.08. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.12. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.97. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Califon and their reported violations in the past:VICTOR KATNURA (Population served: 104, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 1.8%
(1.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Califon compared to New Jersey state average:
Banks with branches in Califon (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Califon (based on Hunterdon County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.63%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 25
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Number of full-service restaurants: 110
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.53% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($96,647 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($754 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($84,076 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($920 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Califon:
Strongest FM radio stations in Califon:
TV broadcast stations around Califon:
Califon fatal accident list:
May 16, 1999 02:10 AM, 512, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,732
Total average daily truck traffic: 51
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 2,333
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Califon)
FAA Registered Aircraft:19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Califon)
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00
Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Califon, NJ
Total of 191 patent applications in 2008-2013.