Sussex County, New Jersey (NJ)

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County population in 2012: 147,442 (60% urban, 40% rural); it was 144,166 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 36,490
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,666
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 42,019
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,596 (it was 8,812 in 2000)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

35%

Land area: 521 sq. mi.

Water area: 14.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 285 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Sussex County: 114.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (30.4%), Educational, health and social services (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Sussex County, New Jersey:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (88.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (6.4%)
  • Asian alone (1.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
New Jersey median age:  39.0 years
Males: 74,070  (47.8%)
Females: 75,195  (52.2%)

Sussex County,NJ real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Sussex County:

2.0 people
New Jersey:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $88,407 ($65,266 in 1999)

This county:

$88407
New Jersey:

$70165

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $1,029 (lower quartile is $776, upper quartile is $1,226)
This county:

$1029
State:

$1035


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $267,900 (it was $157,600 in 2000)
Sussex:

$267,900
New Jersey:

$307,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $192,000 - $367,500
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,224
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $943

Institutionalized population: 1,332
Sussex County, NJ map from a distance

Health of residents in Sussex County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is about average.
75.2% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
52.8% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
98.9% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
76.9% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 196 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 155 pounds. This is about average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 719 buildings, average cost: $136,600
  • 2001: 621 buildings, average cost: $152,300
  • 2002: 667 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2003: 547 buildings, average cost: $165,500
  • 2004: 558 buildings, average cost: $160,400
  • 2005: 666 buildings, average cost: $163,900
  • 2006: 551 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2007: 323 buildings, average cost: $199,900
  • 2008: 190 buildings, average cost: $209,900
  • 2009: 163 buildings, average cost: $211,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $7,049 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $6,544 (2.4%)

Sussex County household income distribution in 2009 Sussex County home values distribution Sussex County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.8%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.4% for Black residents, 13.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.4% for American Indian residents, 54.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 28.0% for other race residents, 4.9% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.8%
Sussex County:

5.8%
New Jersey:

11.4%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.0% for Black residents, 13.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.7% for American Indian residents, 54.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 29.2% for other race residents, 5.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 43 years old
(Males: 42 years old, Females: 44 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 28 years old, American Indian residents: 49 years old, Asian residents: 39 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31 years old, Other race residents: 36 years old)

Area name: Newark, NJ HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sussex County is $879 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $1004 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1202 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hopatcong, Lake Mohawk, Newton, Franklin, Highland Lake, Stanhope, Hamburg, Ogdensburg, Sussex, Vernon Valley.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Sussex County: Dingmans Ferry (A), Wintermutes Foundry (B), Lake Lackawanna Golf Course (C), Wolf Pit Rod And Gun Club (D), Tristate Bible Camp (E), Beemerville Orchards (F), Lake Shore Farm (G), Rolling Greens Golf Club (H), Newton Country Club (I), Farmstead Golf and Country Club (J), Madeleine Mulford Girl Scout Camp (K), Blue Heron Camp (L), Maple Grange (M), Hyper-Humas Station (N), Camp Acquackanonk (O), Camp Saint Benedict (P), Camp Columbus (Q), Camp Glenwood (R), Camp Ken-Etiwa-Pec (S), Camp Kitta-Tinny (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sussex County include: Frankford Plains Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), Saint John Viannery Church (C), Stockholm United Methodist Church (D), Saint Joseph Church (E), Saint Pauls Abbey (F), Saint Thomas Church (G), Sandystone Church (H), Tranquility Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wantage Cemetery (1), Wallpack Cemetery (2), Branchville Cemetery (3), Fairview Cemetery (4), Lower Wall Pack Cemetery (5), Union Cemetery (6), Vaughn Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Marshall Pond (A), Big Spring (B), Fairview Lake (C), Catfish Pond (D), Kimbles Pond (E), Mecca Lake (F), Montague Lake (G), Holiday Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wills Brook (A), White Brook (B), Mill Brook (C), Neepaulakating Creek (D), Forked Brook (E), Flat Brook (F), Dry Brook (G), Neversink River (H), Kittatinny Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sussex County include: High Point State Park (1), Edison Acres Park (2), Allamuchy State Park (3), Sparta Glen Park (4), Swartswood State Park (5), Flatbrook Fish and Wildlife Management Area (6), Hainesville Fish and Wildlife Management Area (7), Hamburg Mountain Wildlife Management Area (8), Walpack Fish and Wildlife Management Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Morris County , Passaic County , Warren County , Orange County, New York , Monroe County, Pennsylvania , Pike County, Pennsylvania .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.7%
New Jersey:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 6,368
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 27.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 8,171 (64% naturalized citizens)

Sussex County:

5.7%
Whole state:

17.5%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,049
  • 1990 to 1994: 956
  • 1985 to 1989: 779
  • 1980 to 1984: 600
  • 1975 to 1979: 633
  • 1970 to 1974: 741
  • 1970 to 1974: 813
  • 1965 to 1969: 2,600

Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 40.8%

Sussex County marital status for males Sussex County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Sussex County with a mortgage: 30,396 (3,420 second mortgage, 4,678 home equity loan, 135 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,416

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

71.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sussex County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic56,40016
Mainline Protestant9,21136
Evangelical Protestant4,36831
Other1,34512
Orthodox3001
Black Protestant1821
None77,459-
Sussex County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 29
Sussex County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 25
This county:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Sussex County:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 101
This county:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Sussex County:

7.8%
New Jersey:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Sussex County:

23.7%
State:

23.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
State:

18.0%

Agriculture in Sussex County:

Average size of farms: 73 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $14,340
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $290.80
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 24.92%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 45.26%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $18,914
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 36.79%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.04%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $27,611
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.09%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.04
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 32.02%
Corn for grain: 1480 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 122 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 103 harvested acres
Vegetables: 870 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 410 acres

Tornado activity:

Sussex County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below New Jersey state average. It is 26541422.3 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Sussex County-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 198.0 miles away from Sussex County 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 89.5 miles away from the county 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 239.2 miles away from the county 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 88.4 miles away from the county 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 299.0 miles away from Sussex County 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 41.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Sussex County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Germany (9%)
  • Italy (7%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Poland (5%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Netherlands (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Sussex County (%):

  • Italian (20%)
  • Irish (18%)
  • German (16%)
  • English (7%)
  • Polish (6%)
  • United States or American (5%)
  • Dutch (3%)

Sussex County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 61,033 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 6,836 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 566 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 62 (0%)
  • Railroad: 386 (1%)
  • Taxi: 32 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 23 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 47 (0%)
  • Walked: 965 (1%)
  • Other means: 336 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 2,442 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Sussex County, New Jersey in 2000:

  • 1,046 people in nursing homes
  • 166 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 148 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 92 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 81 people in other group homes
  • 70 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 29 people in religious group quarters
  • 26 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 18 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 10 people in unknown juvenile institutions

People in group quarters in Sussex County, New Jersey in 2010:

  • 1,093 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 174 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 170 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 152 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 53 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 44 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 31 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 13 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 12 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $80,164.

4.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($57,522 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
New Jersey average:

5.08%


0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($339 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

2.92% relocated from other counties in New Jersey ($38,399 average AGI)
1.44% relocated from other states ($18,784 average AGI)
Sussex County:

1.44%
New Jersey average:

2.19%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Morris County, NJ  1.16% ($57,003 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.43% ($52,504)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.37% ($68,616)
from Warren County, NJ  0.25% ($48,796)
from Essex County, NJ  0.20% ($61,410)
from Hudson County, NJ  0.14% ($54,630)
from Pike County, PA  0.10% ($46,797)


5.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($55,652 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.29%
New Jersey average:

5.65%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($438 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

2.86% relocated to other counties in New Jersey ($29,332 average AGI)
2.40% relocated to other states ($25,881 average AGI)
Sussex County:

2.40%
New Jersey average:

2.75%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Morris County, NJ  1.16% ($57,396 average AGI)
to Passaic County, NJ  0.34% ($46,869)
to Bergen County, NJ  0.25% ($54,204)
to Warren County, NJ  0.25% ($51,931)
to Essex County, NJ  0.21% ($42,390)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.17% ($55,465)
to Pike County, PA  0.12% ($31,522)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 9.4

Births per 1000 population in Sussex County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 7.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Sussex County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Sussex County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 16,608 (14,052 aged, 2,556 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.66
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7326.330
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 95.92
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 20525.17

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 990.660
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 673.280
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 17.63

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 48.24
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 77.71

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 18.29
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 75.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 36.5
  • Suffocation - 22.1
  • Other - 16.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 147,523

Size of family households: 15,562 2-persons, 9,861 3-persons, 9,328 4-persons, 4,075 5-persons, 1,278 6-persons, 545 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,482 1-person, 2,245 2-persons, 239 3-persons, 84 4-persons, 33 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

33,279 married couples with children.
4,850 single-parent households (1,355 men, 3,495 women).

91.7% of residents of Sussex County speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
4.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $519,053,000 ($3410 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $23,051,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $282,918,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $122,690,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $424,000
Federal grants: $63,374,000
Federal procurement contracts: $24,369,000 ($16,285,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $25,278,000 ($1,100,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,727,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $113,857,000
Federal Government insurance: $48,204,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 8,902
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 5,258
Here:

34 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +819
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+33 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +4,664
Here +30 per 1000 residents
State -22 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Sussex County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.16 millions of gallons per day (84% from ground, 16% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 198
  • 2000 to 2004: 5,618
  • 1990 to 1999: 6,565
  • 1980 to 1989: 11,091
  • 1970 to 1979: 13,434
  • 1960 to 1969: 8,008
  • 1950 to 1959: 6,646
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,688
  • 1939 or earlier: 7,902
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sussex County, New Jersey
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 36
  • 2 rooms: 140
  • 3 rooms: 736
  • 4 rooms: 2,890
  • 5 rooms: 5,996
  • 6 rooms: 8,622
  • 7 rooms: 8,866
  • 8 rooms: 7,559
  • 9+ rooms: 7,174
  • 1 room: 264
  • 2 rooms: 676
  • 3 rooms: 1,821
  • 4 rooms: 2,197
  • 5 rooms: 1,688
  • 6 rooms: 1,016
  • 7 rooms: 605
  • 8 rooms: 335
  • 9+ rooms: 210
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sussex County, New Jersey
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 52
  • 1 bedroom: 1,236
  • 2 bedrooms: 7,660
  • 3 bedrooms: 19,845
  • 4 bedrooms: 11,329
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,897
  • no bedroom: 343
  • 1 bedroom: 2,918
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,135
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,751
  • 4 bedrooms: 603
  • 5+ bedrooms: 62
Cars and other vehicles available in Sussex County, New Jersey in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 850
  • 1 vehicle: 8,389
  • 2 vehicles: 22,165
  • 3 vehicles: 7,646
  • 4 vehicles: 2,156
  • 5+ vehicles: 813
  • no vehicle: 1,282
  • 1 vehicle: 3,791
  • 2 vehicles: 2,946
  • 3 vehicles: 596
  • 4 vehicles: 149
  • 5+ vehicles: 48

64% of Sussex County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in New Jersey.

Sussex County:

64.5%
State average:

62.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $112,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sussex County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (68.1%)
  • Electricity (10.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.5%)
  • Utility gas (8.4%)
  • Wood (2.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (46.8%)
  • Electricity (27.0%)
  • Utility gas (16.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • Wood (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,569
Here:

7.9%
New Jersey:

13.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 661
Here:

7.6%
New Jersey:

13.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,242
Here:

23.9%
New Jersey:

30.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Sussex County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $1,165,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $855,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,964,000
    General - Other: $4,157,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $2,179,000
    Other Higher Education: $1,733,000
    Police Protection: $1,371,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $539,000
    General Public Buildings: $455,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $20,178,000
    Other Higher Education: $16,006,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $13,129,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,648,000
    Regular Highways: $5,668,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $5,548,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,193,000
    Libraries: $4,734,000
    Health - Other: $4,397,000
    Police Protection: $3,234,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,304,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,763,000
    Financial Administration: $1,504,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,450,000
    Corrections - Other: $403,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $180,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $160,000
    Parks and Recreation: $154,000
    Local Fire Protection: $86,000
    Solid Waste Management: $42,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,266,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Solid Waste Management: $1,790,000
    Other Higher Education: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,294,000
    Other Higher Education: $287,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $229,000
    Financial Administration: $137,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $46,779,000

Sussex County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Higher Education - Other: $7,764,000
    All Other: $4,928,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $333,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $312,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $5,650,000
    All Other: $179,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,714,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,086,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $89,000
    Rents: $63,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $10,437,000
    Education: $9,788,000
    All Other: $7,431,000
    Public Welfare: $3,813,000
    Highways: $2,993,000
  • Tax - Property: $64,815,000

Sussex County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $85,942,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $76,361,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,581,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $9,599,000

Sussex County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,338,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,022,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Sussex County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Sussex County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 40 full tracts)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED554$236,597645$244,8454,036$229,838291$89,9761$150,000177$208,3164$40,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED50$233,28097$252,804353$229,97740$64,7500$019$190,6321$8,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED109$230,716144$205,6391,730$249,721168$80,8870$092$190,3267$90,286
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN81$244,72877$247,390958$245,72846$126,9351$327,00035$218,3710$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS24$223,91734$232,794247$267,77718$126,8890$013$148,2311$83,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 40 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED108$261,66763$265,6983$273,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED57$257,19333$267,4551$204,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED28$250,10730$292,7333$224,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$242,75015$254,8670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$233,0003$239,6670$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Sussex County, NJ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John96974.0 years
Mary77780.9 years
William66574.4 years
Joseph52774.4 years
Helen46881.1 years
Robert44668.8 years
Margaret43079.8 years
Anna42683.5 years
George42074.5 years
Charles38975.2 years
Most common last names in Sussex County, NJ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith30077.0 years
Miller10575.5 years
Johnson9576.1 years
Williams8574.5 years
Decker8176.1 years
Jones7477.0 years
Clark7177.2 years
Wilson6077.5 years
Morris5776.0 years
Anderson5679.9 years
Businesses in Sussex County, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Kohl's1
A&P2La-Z-Boy1
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts3Lowe's1
Applebee's1Marriott1
Arby's1Marshalls1
Audi1MasterBrand Cabinets16
BMW1McDonald's4
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nissan1
Blockbuster2Panera Bread1
Burger King4Pathmark1
CVS2Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves3RadioShack3
Dairy Queen4Rite Aid6
Decora Cabinetry4Sears1
Domino's Pizza2Staples2
Dunkin Donuts13Starbucks2
Econo Lodge1Stop & Shop1
Fashion Bug1Subaru1
FedEx20Subway6
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T-Mobile4
Ford1Talbots1
GNC2Toyota1
GameStop1True Value2
H&R Block3U-Haul11
Harmon Face Values2UPS26
Holiday Inn1Volkswagen1
Home Depot1Walgreens1
Honda1Walmart2
Hyundai1Wendy's2
Jones New York2YMCA3
KFC1

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