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Population in 2012: 6,577 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.4%
 

Males: 3,416  (52.0%)
Females: 3,161  (48.0%)

Median resident age:  38.2 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 07885.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $73,427 (it was $56,580 in 2000)
Wharton:

$73,427
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,304

Wharton borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $295,047 (it was $167,000 in 2000)
Wharton:

$295,047
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $348,482; Detached houses: $361,230; Townhouses or other attached units: $302,926; In 2-unit structures: $368,393; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $551,893; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $196,057; Mobile homes: $38,943

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,428.

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  • White alone - 3,158 (48.4%)
  • Hispanic - 2,630 (40.3%)
  • Asian alone - 368 (5.6%)
  • Black alone - 227 (3.5%)
  • Two or more races - 105 (1.6%)
  • Other race alone - 25 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wharton: 116.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (9.6%), Irish (8.4%), German (7.7%), Polish (5.3%), English (3.9%), Ukrainian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1895

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 2.19 square miles.

Population density: 3,010 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Wharton:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wharton borough:

  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

2,069 residents are foreign born (4.0% Europe, 3.8% Asia).

This borough:  31.7%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Wharton, New Jersey as of October 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Wharton to the number of sex offenders is 6,577 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $7,419 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $7,012 (2.1%)

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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+: New York, NY (37.2 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

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: -1,014 (-15.5%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 455 (13.8%)

Wharton household income distribution Wharton home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Wharton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000100000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.016.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000210140110
per 100,000 0.00.00.031.916.00.016.265.80.016.415.30.0
Robberies 131040211033
per 100,000 15.746.715.90.064.00.032.316.416.50.045.845.5
Assaults 91376424105310
per 100,000 141.7202.2111.695.764.032.164.716.40.081.945.8151.8
Burglaries 303724392820211518393123
per 100,000 472.4575.5382.8622.3447.8321.2339.6246.7297.0638.5473.7349.1
Thefts 10612389105649667861028011678
per 100,000 1669.31913.21419.51675.41023.51541.71083.61414.21683.21309.81772.61183.8
Auto thefts 580234722361
per 100,000 78.7124.40.031.948.064.2113.232.933.049.191.715.2
Arson 010010001020
per 100,000 0.015.60.00.016.00.00.00.016.50.030.60.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 148.7193.6118.2202.7129.2102.2119.4146.7102.2139.4156.5125.0

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City-data.com crime rate 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 2012, including police officers: 20 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.88
New Jersey average:

3.38

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Wharton, New Jersey accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


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

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Wharton-area historical tornado activity is above New Jersey state average. It is 8% greater 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 slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 82% 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 86.0 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 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
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 39.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 53.7 miles away from Wharton 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 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: 6, Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wharton topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Wharton:

  • KINDRED HOSPITAL NEW JERSEY MORRIS COUNTY (Hospital, provides emergency services, 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)

Political contributions by individuals in Wharton, NJ

Local government website: whartonnj.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wharton:

  • County College of Morris (about 4 miles; Randolph, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,136)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham (about 12 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,671)
  • Drew University (about 13 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,115)
  • Centenary College (about 14 miles; Hackettstown, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,358)
  • Sussex County Community College (about 15 miles; Newton, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,461)
  • Seton Hall University (about 20 miles; South Orange, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,575)
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (about 20 miles; Wayne, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,076)

Public elementary/middle schools in Wharton:

Private elementary/middle school in Wharton:

  • ST MARY'S SCHOOL (Students: 122; Location: 345 S MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Wharton, map of school districts: WHARTON BOROUGH, MORRIS HILLS REGIONAL

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
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AQI  NO2 PM2.5 CO  SO2 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.6. This is about average.
City:

27.6
U.S.:

32.0
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.12. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.12
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.83. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.83
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.315. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.315
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.41. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.41
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

29.4
U.S.:

28.3


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.7%
(2.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.4% for Black residents, 13.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 13.3% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Wharton, NJ

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 compared to New Jersey state average:

Wharton, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • 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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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Wharton travel time to work - commute


Wharton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (30%)
  • Electricity (14%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.90%
Here56.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishPresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents66.9%12.5%4.4%3.5%2.9%
Congregations19.1%7.3%12.2%11.8%7.6%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian and Missionary AllianceReformed Church in AmericaMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents1.6%1.1%0.9%0.8%5.4%
Congregations4.6%3.1%1.9%0.8%31.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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.
New Jersey:

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
Here:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

8.80 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Morris County:

7.3%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Morris County:

20.4%
State:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.1%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$12,702$50,8082$3,295
Other Government Administration 2$8,898$53,38814$11,338
Judicial and Legal 1$4,841$58,0925$5,261
Police Protection - Officers 14$75,519$64,7310$0
Police - Other 1$2,650$31,8000$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$977
Streets and Highways 11$43,205$47,1330$0
Welfare 1$2,645$31,7400$0
Health 0$0 4$6,734
Water Supply 3$11,148$44,5921$791
Local Libraries 2$5,468$32,8086$1,727
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,988
Totals for Government 38$167,076$52,76135$32,111

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $74,000 ($11.25)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $955,000 ($145.20)
    Water Utilities: $640,000 ($97.31)
    Sewerage: $511,000 ($77.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $456,000 ($69.33)
    Regular Highways: $380,000 ($57.78)
    General - Other: $205,000 ($31.17)
    Central Staff Services: $187,000 ($28.43)
    Financial Administration: $146,000 ($22.20)
    Libraries: $144,000 ($21.89)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $129,000 ($19.61)
    Health Services - Other: $107,000 ($16.27)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $69,000 ($10.49)
    Parks & Recreation: $59,000 ($8.97)
    Fire Protection: $59,000 ($8.97)
    General Public Buildings: $46,000 ($6.99)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $81,000 ($12.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $66,000 ($10.03)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,813,000 ($275.66)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($1.06)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $782,000 ($118.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $543,000 ($82.56)
    All Other: $15,000 ($2.28)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $302,000 ($45.92)
    General Revenue, NEC: $221,000 ($33.60)
    Rents: $31,000 ($4.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $872,000 ($132.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $746,000 ($113.43)
    All Other: $77,000 ($11.71)
    Health & Hospitals: $13,000 ($1.98)
  • Tax - Property: $1,988,000 ($302.27)
    NEC: $77,000 ($11.71)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $117,000 ($17.79)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,233,000 ($187.47)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,073,000 ($163.14)
    Water Utilities: $80,000 ($12.16)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $160,000 ($24.33)
    Water Utilities: $37,000 ($5.63)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $2,056,000 ($312.60)
    End of Fiscal Year: $553,000 ($84.08)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,829,000 ($1038.32)

6.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($85,822 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,309 average AGI)
Morris County:

0.12%
New Jersey average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Essex County, NJ  0.74% ($87,001 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.66% ($68,059)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.52% ($89,098)


7.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($84,644 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,962 average AGI)
Morris County:

0.10%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Sussex County, NJ  0.51% ($63,845 average AGI)
to Essex County, NJ  0.44% ($77,483)
to Passaic County, NJ  0.43% ($55,519)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Wharton, New Jersey:
  • Fatal accident count: 21
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 32
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 23
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 54
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7
New Jersey average:
  • Fatal accident count: 98
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 145
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 106
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 251
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

See more detailed statistics of Wharton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 29
Total length: 86 meters (282ft)
Total costs: $1,190,000
Total average daily traffic: 894,170
Total average daily truck traffic: 54,888

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 23
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 1
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:

4
  • 10 Roberts St (Lat: 40.898722 Lon: -74.583778), Call Sign: KLD668
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.4200 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/24/2000, Expiration Date: 05/30/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/30/2005
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/21/2003, Expiration Date: 03/21/2013, Certifier: Dennis J Sanderson
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/20/2010, Expiration Date: 04/20/2020, Certifier: Walter Vankirk
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/23/2011, Expiration Date: 09/23/2021, Certifier: William M Kilcher
    Registrant: Alarm And Communication Technologies Inc, 25 Ross St, Wharton, NJ 07885, Phone: (973) 659-3473, Fax: (973) 659-1810, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wharton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7017A , Serial Number: 29117, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 08/31/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Walter R Stallings, 108 Baker Ave, Wharton, NJ 07885, Other Owners: Catherine M Stallings
  • Aircraft: BEECH 35-C33 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 8822H , Serial Number: CD-1040, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 06/30/1966
    Registrant (Corporation): Gas Drying Inc, Mill Rd On W Dewey Ave, Wharton, NJ 07885



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
Businesses in Wharton, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Costco1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway1
FedEx1T-Mobile1
GNC1UPS3
MasterBrand Cabinets1
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