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Population in 2014: 6,612 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.0%
 
Males: 3,406  (51.5%)
Females: 3,206  (48.5%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
New Jersey median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 07885.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $73,188 (it was $56,580 in 2000)
Wharton:

$73,188
NJ:

$70,165

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,432 (it was $25,168 in 2000)

Wharton borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $278,330 (it was $167,000 in 2000)
Wharton:

$278,330
NJ:

$307,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $489,298; Detached houses: $521,314; Townhouses or other attached units: $376,735; In 2-unit structures: $315,032; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $285,063; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $264,218; Mobile homes: $92,895; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $350,866

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,360.

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  • Races in Wharton, NJ (2010)

    Wharton races chart
    • 3,15848.4%White alone
    • 2,63040.3%Hispanic
    • 3685.6%Asian alone
    • 2273.5%Black alone
    • 1051.6%Two or more races
    • 250.4%Other race alone
    • 70.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Wharton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wharton: 117.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (9.5%), German (8.0%), Irish (7.6%), Polish (4.1%), English (3.5%), United States (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1895

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 2.19 square miles.

Population density: 3,026 people per square mile   (average).

Wharton,NJ real estate house value index trend

Wharton, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Wharton:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wharton borough:

  • Never married: 33.4%
  • Now married: 45.3%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

2,253 residents are foreign born (26.3% Latin America, 3.7% Asia).

This borough:

34.0%
New Jersey:

21.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $7,426 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $8,468 (2.7%)

Wharton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wayne, NJ (17.5 miles , pop. 54,069).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (23.6 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (33.0 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Dover, NJ (1.2 miles ), Kenvil, NJ (1.5 miles ), Victory Gardens borough, NJ (1.6 miles ), Mount Arlington borough, NJ (1.8 miles ), Rockaway borough, NJ (1.9 miles ), White Meadow Lake, NJ (1.9 miles ), Succasunna, NJ (1.9 miles ), Succasunna-Kenvil, NJ (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 40.90 N, Longitude: 74.58 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -948 (-14.3%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 483 (13.6%)

Wharton household income distribution Wharton home values distribution

Crime rates in Wharton by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0010000000000
per 100,000 0.00.016.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00210140110N/A1
per 100,000 0.00.031.916.00.016.265.80.016.415.30.0N/A15.1
Robberies 3104021103324
per 100,000 46.715.90.064.00.032.316.416.50.045.845.530.360.3
Assaults 137642410531041
per 100,000 202.2111.695.764.032.164.716.40.081.945.8151.860.715.1
Burglaries 3724392820211518393123617
per 100,000 575.5382.8622.3447.8321.2339.6246.7297.0638.5473.7349.191.0256.2
Thefts 1238910564966786102801167883100
per 100,000 1,913.21,419.51,675.41,023.51,541.71,083.61,414.21,683.21,309.81,772.61,183.81,258.91,506.9
Auto thefts 8023472236101
per 100,000 124.40.031.948.064.2113.232.933.049.191.715.20.015.1
Arson 1001000102000
per 100,000 15.60.00.016.00.00.00.016.50.030.60.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 193.5118.2202.6129.1102.2119.4146.7102.2139.4156.5125.083.3120.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Wharton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 21 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.01
New Jersey average:

3.43
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
New Jersey:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +919 (+17.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Wharton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Wharton, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wharton-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the Wharton borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 8.0 miles away from the borough center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wharton-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 211.6 miles away from the city center
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 86.0 miles away from Wharton center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 252.1 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 84.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 305.4 miles away from Wharton 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 34.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Morris County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wharton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wharton:

  • KINDRED HOSPITAL NEW JERSEY MORRIS COUNTY (Hospital, about 1 miles away; DOVER, NJ)
  • SAINT CLARE'S HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 1 miles away; DOVER, NJ)
  • DWELLING PLACE AT ST CLARE'S (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; DOVER, NJ)
  • DOVER CHRISTIAN NH (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; DOVER, NJ)
  • REGENCY GRANDE NURS AND REHAB CE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; DOVER, NJ)
  • BFFY, INC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; QUEENS VILLAGE, NY)
  • MORRIS VIEW HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MORRIS PLAINS, NJ)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wharton:

  • County College of Morris (about 4 miles; Randolph, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,427)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham (about 12 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,690)
  • Drew University (about 13 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Centenary College (about 14 miles; Hackettstown, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,271)
  • Sussex County Community College (about 15 miles; Newton, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,402)
  • Montclair State University (about 21 miles; Montclair, NJ; FT enrollment: 16,277)
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (about 21 miles; Wayne, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,198)

Private high school in Wharton:

  • CELEBRATE THE CHILDREN (Students: 109, Location: 345 S MAIN ST, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Wharton:

See full list of schools located in Wharton

Library in Wharton:

  • WHARTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $298,420; Location: 15 S. MAIN STREET; 24,305 books; 771 audio materials; 985 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 9 other licensed databases; 53 print serial subscriptions; 9 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Wharton: Wharton First Aid Squad (A), Wharton Fire Department Station 39 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wharton include: Saint Mary's Catholic Church (A), Church of Christ (B), Hungarian Presbyterian Church (C), Saint John's United Methodist Church (D), Wharton United Presbyterian Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Washington Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Green Pond Brook (A), Stephens Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Lakeview Motel (State Highway 181 North).

Morris County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 78.0. This is about average.

City:

78.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.334. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.334
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 5.54. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.54
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.672. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.672
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 33.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.83. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.83
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.1%
(2.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.4% for Black residents, 12.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.7% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.8 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  69.0%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  7.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Wharton in 2010:

  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in college/university student housing
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
9 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Wharton, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Wharton (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Wharton Branch at 20 North Main Street, branch established on 1953/05/04. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Lakeland Bank: Wharton Branch at 350 North Main Street, Wharton Mall, branch established on 1995/12/04. Info updated 2009/08/05: Bank assets: $2,820.0 mil, Deposits: $2,260.3 mil, headquarters in Newfoundland, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 48 total offices, Holding Company: Lakeland Bancorp, Inc.
  • Capital One, National Association: Wharton Branch at 325 Route 15 North, branch established on 2011/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: 40 South Main Street Branch at 40 South Main Street, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
New Jersey average:

12.7

Wharton travel time to work - commute Wharton mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wharton borough (based on Morris County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic206,70049
Mainline Protestant32,353111
Evangelical Protestant25,97194
Other22,41443
Black Protestant3,2817
Orthodox3,1456
None198,412-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 103
Morris County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 55
Morris County:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Morris County:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 428
Here:

8.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.3%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Morris County:

20.4%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

20.1%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wharton:

48.5%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Wharton:

46.3%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.5%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.7%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wharton:

6.8
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wharton:

34.2%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Wharton:

55.5%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.4%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wharton, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$13,878$55,5122$4,150
Other Government Administration 2$9,722$58,33216$14,280
Judicial and Legal 1$5,289$63,4686$6,626
Police Protection - Officers 14$82,514$70,7260$0
Police - Other 1$2,895$34,7400$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,231
Streets and Highways 11$47,207$51,4990$0
Welfare 1$2,890$34,6800$0
Health 0$0 5$8,481
Water Supply 3$12,181$48,7241$996
Local Libraries 2$5,974$35,8447$2,175
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$2,504
Totals for Government 38$182,550$57,64740$40,443

Wharton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $74,000 ($11.19)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $955,000 ($144.43)
    Water Utilities: $640,000 ($96.79)
    Sewerage: $511,000 ($77.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $456,000 ($68.97)
    Regular Highways: $380,000 ($57.47)
    General - Other: $205,000 ($31.00)
    Central Staff Services: $187,000 ($28.28)
    Financial Administration: $146,000 ($22.08)
    Libraries: $144,000 ($21.78)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $129,000 ($19.51)
    Health Services - Other: $107,000 ($16.18)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $69,000 ($10.44)
    Parks & Recreation: $59,000 ($8.92)
    Fire Protection: $59,000 ($8.92)
    General Public Buildings: $46,000 ($6.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $81,000 ($12.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $66,000 ($9.98)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,813,000 ($274.20)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($1.06)

Wharton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $782,000 ($118.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $543,000 ($82.12)
    All Other: $15,000 ($2.27)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $302,000 ($45.67)
    General Revenue, NEC: $221,000 ($33.42)
    Rents: $31,000 ($4.69)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $872,000 ($131.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $746,000 ($112.83)
    All Other: $77,000 ($11.65)
    Health & Hospitals: $13,000 ($1.97)
  • Tax - Property: $1,988,000 ($300.67)
    NEC: $77,000 ($11.65)

Wharton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $117,000 ($17.70)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,233,000 ($186.48)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,073,000 ($162.28)
    Water Utilities: $80,000 ($12.10)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $160,000 ($24.20)
    Water Utilities: $37,000 ($5.60)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $2,056,000 ($310.95)
    End of Fiscal Year: $553,000 ($83.64)

Wharton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,829,000 ($1032.82)

5.23% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($89,740 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.23%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,530 average AGI)
Morris County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Essex County, NJ  0.55% ($84,301 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.52% ($63,045)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.39% ($92,959)


5.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($87,031 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,505 average AGI)
Morris County:

0.09%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Essex County, NJ  0.39% ($72,943 average AGI)
to Passaic County, NJ  0.37% ($54,996)
to Sussex County, NJ  0.35% ($57,003)

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)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WMTR (1250 AM; 7 kW; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSUS (102.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNJ-FM (103.7 FM; NEWTON, 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.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WHCY (106.3 FM; BLAIRSTOWN, NJ; 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.)
  • 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)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, 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)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
Wharton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Wharton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 94m308ftTotal length
  • $1,506,000Total costs
  • 862,799Total average daily traffic
  • 51,912Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 251950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11990-1999
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Wharton, NJ

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wharton)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 10 Roberts St (Lat: 40.898722 Lon: -74.583778), Call Sign: KLD668
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.4200 MHzGrant Date: 04/24/2000, Expiration Date: 05/30/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/30/2005Registrant: Wharton, Borough Of, 10 Roberts St, Wharton, NJ 07885, Phone: (201) 366-2467
  • Lat: 40.899250 Lon: -74.584111, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPXF396
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.972 MHz, 158.962 MHzGrant Date: 03/21/2003, Expiration Date: 03/21/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/25/2013, Certifier: Dennis J SandersonRegistrant: Atlas License Company, 1725a N. Shadeland Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46219, Phone: (317) 351-4865, Fax: (317) 351-4870, Email:
  • Lat: 40.894333 Lon: -74.588667, Call Sign: WQLT341
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, 456.187 MHzGrant Date: 04/20/2010, Expiration Date: 04/20/2020, Certifier: Walter VankirkRegistrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave Ste 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:
  • 25 Ross Street (Lat: 40.905222 Lon: -74.578278), Call Sign: WQOG945, Licensee ID: L01655491
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.487 MHzGrant Date: 09/23/2011, Expiration Date: 09/23/2021, Certifier: William M KilcherRegistrant: Alarm And Communication Technologies Inc, 25 Ross St, Wharton, NJ 07885, Phone: (973) 659-3473, Fax: (973) 659-1810, Email:
  • 10 Robert Street (Lat: 40.898889 Lon: -74.583889), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.3 m, Overall height: 9.3 m, Call Sign: WQRM769
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.62000 MHzGrant Date: 06/20/2013, Expiration Date: 06/20/2023, Certifier: Jon RheinhardtRegistrant: Information Station Specialists, Zeeland, MI 49464, Phone: (616) 772-2300, Fax: (616) 772-2966, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • NJ07206A, 175 North Main Street (Lat: 40.904028 Lon: -74.578389), Type: Tank, Structure height: 37.2 m, Call Sign: WQUZ401
    Assigned Frequencies: 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHz, 23125.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/25/2014, Expiration Date: 11/25/2024, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wharton)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$285,72724$230,25089$222,1245$104,8002$350,0005$164,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$228,0003$238,6676$224,3331$10,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$239,8336$212,00061$266,2955$95,0000$05$135,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$258,0006$199,00024$234,0004$137,0000$01$268,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$232,6673$225,66714$268,0710$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0451.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$260,6672$261,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$287,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$194,0003$344,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$313,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0451.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 29
  • Hazardous Condition: 41
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Wharton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wharton, NJ

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (27%)
  • Electricity (17%)
Businesses in Wharton, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Costco1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway1
FedEx1T-Mobile1
GNC1UPS3
MasterBrand Cabinets1

Wharton compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.

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  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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