Hopatcong, New Jersey

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Population in 2019: 14,186 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.7%
 
Males: 7,065  (49.8%)
Females: 7,121  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

42.1 years
New Jersey median age:

40.2 years

Zip codes: 07843, 07849.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $95,652 (it was $65,799 in 2000)
Hopatcong:

$95,652
NJ:

$85,751

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $45,563 (it was $26,698 in 2000)

Hopatcong borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $247,720 (it was $142,100 in 2000)
Hopatcong:

$247,720
NJ:

$348,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $289,078; detached houses: $288,995; townhouses or other attached units: $158,769; in 2-unit structures: $617,492; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $460,434

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,522.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hopatcong: 113.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.8%
(2.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.2% for Black residents, 3.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hopatcong, NJ (2019)
    • 10,52673.7%White alone
    • 2,49917.5%Hispanic
    • 6524.6%Asian alone
    • 3982.8%Black alone
    • 1050.7%Two or more races

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Hopatcong, New Jersey as of May 11, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hopatcong is 2,097 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Hopatcong by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(6.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.6)
1
(6.7)
1
(6.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(18.7)
7
(44.3)
7
(45.2)
6
(38.8)
5
(32.1)
7
(46.1)
6
(39.6)
12
(80.8)
4
(27.2)
7
(48.0)
7
(48.7)
8
(56.1)
6
(42.3)
7
(49.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
17
(106.2)
11
(69.6)
14
(90.4)
28
(181.3)
30
(192.6)
23
(151.3)
26
(171.7)
37
(249.0)
17
(115.5)
24
(164.7)
25
(173.8)
9
(63.1)
3
(21.2)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
124
(774.4)
88
(556.5)
105
(677.9)
97
(628.0)
99
(635.5)
60
(394.8)
83
(548.1)
82
(551.9)
75
(509.4)
52
(356.8)
79
(549.1)
61
(427.7)
33
(232.7)
37
(262.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(31.2)
5
(31.6)
3
(19.4)
2
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
5
(32.9)
1
(6.6)
2
(13.5)
2
(13.6)
3
(20.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.0)
6
(42.3)
2
(14.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.1)
City-Data.com crime index46.538.546.051.860.138.244.472.242.437.143.946.622.623.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Hopatcong, NJ

Crime rate in Hopatcong detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 32 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
New Jersey average:

4.23
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Ancestries: Italian (17.0%), American (10.3%), Irish (10.3%), German (5.4%), Polish (5.2%), English (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1898

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 11.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,294 people per square mile   (low).

Hopatcong, New Jersey map

1,770 residents are foreign born (4.2% Latin America, 3.4% Europe).

This borough:

12.5%
New Jersey:

22.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $6,684 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $6,804 (2.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wayne, NJ (21.6 miles , pop. 54,069).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (28.8 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (38.0 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

Mount Arlington borough, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Byram Center, NJ (1.7 miles),
Stanhope borough, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Netcong borough, NJ (1.9 miles ),
Kenvil, NJ (2.2 miles ),
Succasunna, NJ (2.2 miles ),
Andover borough, NJ (2.3 miles ),
Wharton borough, NJ (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 40.94 N, Longitude: 74.66 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -7,048 (-49.7%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 635 (7.6%)

Area code: 973

Distribution of median household income in Hopatcong, NJ in 2019
Distribution of house value in Hopatcong, NJ in 2019
Hopatcong satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.1%
New Jersey:

9.9%
Historical population in Hopatcong, NJ
Historical housing units in Hopatcong, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +206 (+1.3%).
Most common industries in Hopatcong, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.9%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
  • Chemicals (3.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Chemicals (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Hopatcong, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Computer specialists (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Computer specialists (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)

Average climate in Hopatcong, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hopatcong, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.2. This is about average.

City:

77.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.301. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.301
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.95. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.95
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.177. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.177
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.90. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.90
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Hopatcong-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 6.8 miles away from the Hopatcong borough center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 12.9 miles away from the borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hopatcong-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Jersey state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 272.8 miles away from Hopatcong center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 209.1 miles away from Hopatcong 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 83.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 252.0 miles away from Hopatcong 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) earthquake occurred 250.1 miles away from Hopatcong 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 82.2 miles away from Hopatcong 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 Sussex County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 3 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hopatcong topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hopatcong:

  • BFFY, INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; QUEENS VILLAGE, NY)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL NEW JERSEY MORRIS COUNTY (Hospital, about 6 miles away; DOVER, NJ)
  • SAINT CLARE'S HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; DOVER, NJ)
  • DWELLING PLACE AT ST CLARE'S (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; DOVER, NJ)
  • VISITING NURSE ASSOC OF SAINT CLARE'S, INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; SPARTA, NJ)
  • DOVER CHRISTIAN NH (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DOVER, NJ)
  • REGENCY GRANDE NURS AND REHAB CE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DOVER, NJ)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hopatcong:

  • County College of Morris (about 8 miles; Randolph, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,427)
  • Sussex County Community College (about 11 miles; Newton, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,402)
  • Centenary College (about 11 miles; Hackettstown, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,271)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham (about 17 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,690)
  • Drew University (about 18 miles; Madison, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Raritan Valley Community College (about 23 miles; Branchburg, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,735)
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (about 25 miles; Wayne, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,198)

Public high school in Hopatcong:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hopatcong:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hopatcong: Hopatcong Ambulance Squad (A), Hopatcong Fire Department Northwood Engine Company 2 (B), Hopatcong Fire Department Defiance Engine Company 3 (C), Hopatcong Hills Fire and Rescue Engine Company 4 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Hopatcong: Byram Bay Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Bear Pond (A), Lake Hopatcong (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mountain Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Arrowcrest Lodge (469 River Styx Road), Lakeside Motel (27 Lakeside Blvd).

Birthplace of: Joe Hewitt (programmer) - Computer programmer.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hopatcong and their reported violations in the past:

HOPATCONG WATER DEPT (Population served: 7,224, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Tetrachloroethylene. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-03-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-03-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-14-2011), St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-16-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-28-2005), St Public Notif requested (APR-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-04-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2014. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-16-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2014. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-16-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-16-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-22-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-22-2014)
  • 36 regular monitoring violations
  • 7 other older monitoring violations
LOCOR LAKEFRONT LODGING (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-04-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-04-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-12-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2014)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.7 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

72.7%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.9%
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: 0.2% of all households
10 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Banks with branches in Hopatcong (2011 data):

  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: 110 River Styx Road Branch at 110 River Styx Rd., branch established on 1942/05/01. 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.

For population 15 years and over in Hopatcong:

Marital status in Hopatcong, NJ
  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 56.9%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

For population 25 years and over in Hopatcong:

  • High school or higher: 96.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
New Jersey average:

12.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Hopatcong
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hopatcong, NJ (based on Sussex County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic56,40016
Mainline Protestant9,21136
Evangelical Protestant4,36831
Other1,34512
Orthodox3001
Black Protestant1821
None77,459-
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: 29
Sussex County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 25
Sussex County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
This county:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 101
Sussex County:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

7.8%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.7%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Sussex County:

15.4%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.2%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hopatcong:

50.4%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Hopatcong:

28.6
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hopatcong:

21.8%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hopatcong:

8.6%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.7%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Hopatcong:

59.1%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.8%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hopatcong, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 24$239,847$119,9242$1,129
Streets and Highways 16$130,074$97,5564$3,364
Other Government Administration 9$41,354$55,13911$5,436
Financial Administration 7$37,765$64,7401$1,253
Police - Other 7$36,773$63,03916$29,977
Sewerage 6$29,380$58,7600$0
Judicial and Legal 3$13,594$54,3761$2,077
Other and Unallocable 1$5,961$71,5324$2,715
Fire - Other 0$0 3$2,389
Totals for Government 73$534,746$87,90342$48,340

Hopatcong government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,365,000 ($96.22)
    Water Utilities: $392,000 ($27.63)
    Regular Highways: $301,000 ($21.22)
    Sewerage: $188,000 ($13.25)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,624,000 ($325.96)
    Police Protection: $3,100,000 ($218.53)
    Regular Highways: $1,604,000 ($113.07)
    Sewerage: $1,294,000 ($91.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,246,000 ($87.83)
    Financial Administration: $535,000 ($37.71)
    Central Staff Services: $524,000 ($36.94)
    Water Utilities: $444,000 ($31.30)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $386,000 ($27.21)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $189,000 ($13.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $177,000 ($12.48)
    Local Fire Protection: $166,000 ($11.70)
    General Public Buildings: $86,000 ($6.06)
    Health - Other: $83,000 ($5.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,123,000 ($79.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $59,000 ($4.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($0.92)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,660,000 ($469.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $102,000 ($7.19)

Hopatcong government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,149,000 ($292.47)
    Other: $30,000 ($2.11)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $5,000 ($0.35)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $126,000 ($8.88)
    Fines and Forfeits: $110,000 ($7.75)
    Rents: $94,000 ($6.63)
    Interest Earnings: $27,000 ($1.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $897,000 ($63.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $953,000 ($67.18)
    Highways: $301,000 ($21.22)
    Other: $191,000 ($13.46)
    Health and Hospitals: $15,000 ($1.06)
  • Tax - Property: $14,782,000 ($1042.01)
    Other License: $292,000 ($20.58)
    Public Utilities Sales: $69,000 ($4.86)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $23,000 ($1.62)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($0.07)

Hopatcong government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,299,000 ($3052.23)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,799,000 ($2664.53)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,995,000 ($1479.98)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,495,000 ($1092.27)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $5,510,000 ($388.41)
    Beginning: $4,496,000 ($316.93)

Hopatcong government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,372,000 ($237.70)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,169,000 ($998.80)

5.15% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,690 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.15%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Morris County, NJ  1.41% ($55,940 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.57% ($60,396)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.44% ($72,878)


5.74% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($75,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($369 average AGI)
Sussex County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Morris County, NJ  1.29% ($85,071 average AGI)
to Warren County, NJ  0.32% ($62,870)
to Passaic County, NJ  0.28% ($65,635)
Businesses in Hopatcong, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hopatcong:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMTR (1250 AM; 7 kW; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hopatcong:

  • WDHA-FM (105.5 FM; DOVER, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WNNJ-FM (103.7 FM; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WSUS (102.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCY (106.3 FM; BLAIRSTOWN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W284AF (104.7 FM; HACKETTSTOWN, NJ; Owner: WRNJ RADIO, INC.)
  • WNJP (88.5 FM; SUSSEX, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTH.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • W245AC (96.9 FM; HARMONY TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W224AS (92.7 FM; WASHINGTON, NJ; Owner: WRNJ RADIO, INC.)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Hopatcong:

  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, 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)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • W36AZ (Channel 36; SUSSEX, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CING. AUTHORITY)
  • W49BE (Channel 49; HACKETTSTOWN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CING. AUTHORITY)
See more detailed statistics of Hopatcong fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 138ft / 42.2mTotal length
  • $2,624,000Total costs
  • 184,916Total average daily traffic
  • 7,999Total average daily truck traffic
  • 168,821Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hopatcong, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hopatcong, NJ

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Hopatcong, NJ)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • HOPATCONG, Lat: 40.934583 Lon: -74.659500, Call Sign: WQOI654,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.331 MHz, Grant Date: 10/07/2011, Expiration Date: 10/07/2021, Certifier: Robert Lawler, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • NJY0446, Mohawk Trail (Lat: 40.968806 Lon: -74.652000), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQSU856,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 11/19/2013, Expiration Date: 11/19/2023, Certifier: Christopher Pickard, Registrant: Uniti Fiber LLC, 107 St. Francis Street, Suite 1800, Mobile, AL 36602, Phone: (877) 652-2321, Email:
  • NJY0445, 28 Lakeside Blvd (Lat: 40.925694 Lon: -74.667306), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQSU860,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 11/19/2013, Expiration Date: 11/19/2023, Certifier: Christopher Pickard, Registrant: Uniti Fiber LLC, 107 St. Francis Street, Suite 1800, Mobile, AL 36602, Phone: (877) 652-2321, Email:
  • NJ07242A, Mohawk Trail (Lat: 40.969139 Lon: -74.651833), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQWM783,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/06/2015, Expiration Date: 10/06/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • NY97XC036, 177 Stanhope Sparta Road (Lat: 40.950389 Lon: -74.680944), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQXH606,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/08/2016, Expiration Date: 03/08/2026, Cancellation Date: 09/14/2017, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • NY97XC036, 177 Stanhope Sparta Rd (Lat: 40.950389 Lon: -74.680944), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 56.7 m, Call Sign: WRKA623,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/01/2020, Expiration Date: 12/01/2030, Certifier: Garrie C Losee, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hopatcong)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • LOPEZ STEPHEN D DBA, 421 Lakeside Blvd, Hopatcong, NJ 07843
    Certificate: D002580 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 06/27/2014, Expiration Date: 06/26/2015

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-236 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 323DF , Serial Number: 28-7911200, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 05/12/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 03/12/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas A Keir, 3 Cove Rd, Hopatcong, NJ 07843
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 93464 , Serial Number: 787, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/02/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 07/17/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen D Lopez, 421 Lakeside Blvd, Hopatcong, NJ 07843
  • Aircraft: ERCOUPE 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3780H , Serial Number: 4405, Year manufactured: 1947, Certificate Issue Date: 11/21/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Steven S Schwab, 107 Tulsa Trail, Hopatcong, NJ 07843
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/05/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED82$206,25659$225,034413$211,30030$103,93315$227,0671$33,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$304,00010$198,70042$202,8339$20,6671$365,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED20$223,00014$197,429219$226,88123$76,13010$219,8001$200,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$213,8465$231,000128$222,4067$51,5714$246,7500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$232,0002$153,50027$207,5198$127,6251$100,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3745.00 , 3747.00, 3748.00, 3749.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$230,00013$222,5380$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$175,8752$199,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$183,0004$207,2501$183,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$208,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3745.00 , 3747.00, 3748.00, 3749.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hopatcong, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hopatcong, NJ - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 16. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 79 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hopatcong, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (70.2%), and Outside Fires (15.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hopatcong, NJ
    • 19170.2%Structure Fires
    • 4215.4%Outside Fires
    • 228.1%Other
    • 176.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hopatcong, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hopatcong, NJ
  • 60.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.2%Electricity
  • 10.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hopatcong, NJ
  • 56.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 38.1%Electricity
  • 3.2%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Hopatcong compared to New Jersey state average:

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

Hopatcong on our top lists:

  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute from (largest negative percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
There are 10 pilots and 13 other airmen in this city.
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