Sussex, New Jersey

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Population in 2019: 1,985 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.5%
 
Males: 965  (48.7%)
Females: 1,020  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

40.6 years
New Jersey median age:

40.2 years

Zip codes: 07461.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $57,986 (it was $36,172 in 2000)
Sussex:

$57,986
NJ:

$85,751

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $34,429 (it was $18,866 in 2000)

Sussex borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $222,008 (it was $123,600 in 2000)
Sussex:

$222,008
NJ:

$348,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $277,525; detached houses: $279,680

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,271.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sussex: 113.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.9%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.6% for Black residents, 16.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 51.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sussex, NJ (2019)
    • 1,60785.9%White alone
    • 1085.8%Hispanic
    • 502.7%Two or more races
    • 462.5%Black alone
    • 331.8%Asian alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Sussex, New Jersey as of May 15, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sussex is 661 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (27.3%), Italian (16.4%), Irish (15.2%), German (6.1%), Dutch (3.9%), Polish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 464 feet

Land area: 0.60 square miles.

Population density: 3,330 people per square mile   (average).

Sussex, New Jersey map

89 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This borough:

4.8%
New Jersey:

22.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $6,434 (2.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $5,928 (2.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wayne, NJ (26.2 miles , pop. 54,069).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (39.5 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (44.9 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

Hamburg borough, NJ (2.1 miles ),
Vernon Center, NJ (2.4 miles ),
Vernon Valley, NJ (2.6 miles ),
Franklin borough, NJ (2.6 miles ),
Unionville, NY (2.6 miles ),
Highland Lake, NJ (2.8 miles ),
Ross Corner, NJ (2.9 miles),
Branchville borough, NJ (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 41.21 N, Longitude: 74.61 W

Area code: 973

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

9.1%
New Jersey:

9.9%
Most common industries in Sussex, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.6%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.0%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Sussex, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.4%)
  • Cashiers (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.7%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.1%)

Average climate in Sussex, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sussex, New Jersey average temperatures Sussex, New Jersey average precipitation Sussex, New Jersey humidity Sussex, New Jersey wind speed Sussex, New Jersey snowfall Sussex, New Jersey sunshine Sussex, New Jersey clear and cloudy days

Sussex, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 70.2. This is about average.

City:

70.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.6
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0183. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0183
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Sussex-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the Sussex borough center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 13.8 miles away from the borough center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sussex-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New Jersey state average. It is 67% 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 190.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 289.1 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 233.1 miles away from Sussex 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 96.5 miles away from Sussex 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 231.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in 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).
Sussex topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sussex:

  • SAINT CLARE'S HOSPITAL/SUSSEX (20 WALNUT ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Sussex:

  • SUSSEX COUNTY HOMESTEAD (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; NEWTON, NJ)
  • IN HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; SPARTA, NJ)
  • BON SECOURS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; PORT JERVIS, NY)
  • BELLE REVE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MILFORD, PA)
  • HEAD INJURY RECOVERY CTR AT HILLCREST (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MILFORD, PA)
  • VISITING NURSE ASSOC OF SAINT CLARE'S, INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; SPARTA, NJ)
  • ANDOVER SUBACUTE AND REHAB II (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ANDOVER, NJ)

Airports and heliports located in Sussex:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sussex:

  • Sussex County Community College (about 13 miles; Newton, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 2,402)
  • Orange County Community College (about 19 miles; Middletown, NY; FT enrollment: 4,742)
  • County College of Morris (about 25 miles; Randolph, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,427)
  • Rockland Community College (about 28 miles; Suffern, NY; FT enrollment: 6,026)
  • Centenary College (about 28 miles; Hackettstown, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,271)
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (about 28 miles; Wayne, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,198)
  • Ramapo College of New Jersey (about 30 miles; Mahwah, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,864)

Public high school in Sussex:

Public elementary/middle school in Sussex:

Private elementary/middle school in Sussex:

  • SUSSEX CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 148, Location: 51 UNIONVILLE AVE, Grades: KG-8)
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Points of interest:

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

Lake: Clove Acres Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: D A R Van Bunschooten Museum (1097 State Route 23).

Hotel: High Point Country Inn (1328 State Route 23).

Birthplace of: Hugh Judson Kilpatrick - Union Army general, Josh Hartwell - Football player and coach, Grant Decker - Politician, Helen Wise - Politician.

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 Sussex and their reported violations in the past:

TALL TIMBERS (Population served: 920, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2008), St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2008), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-23-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-07-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-07-2007), St Formal NOV issued (APR-07-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-18-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-23-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUL-01-2010 and AUG-03-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAR-22-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-22-2011)
TALL TIMBERS CAMPGROUND WELLS NO. 3 & 4 (Population served: 900, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2008), St Public Notif requested (SEP-06-2008), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
TALL TIMBERS CAMP GROUND WELL2 (Population served: 675, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SUSSEX MOTEL NIRMAL INC (Population served: 53, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-03-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-03-2010), St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2010), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from FEB-04-2010 to JUN-30-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-19-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-19-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-16-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-03-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-29-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-30-2010)
TOYES - CAMPGROUND (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-31-2007), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-01-2007), St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-27-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-14-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
SUSSEX ELKS LODGE 2288 (Population served: 27, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-20-2007), St Public Notif requested (DEC-27-2007), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from DEC-27-2007 to JAN-28-2008)
TOYES SNACK BAR/OFFICE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sussex that have no violations reported:

  • TALL TIMBERS POA INC (Population served: 33, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.3 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

58.4%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

7.6%
Whole state:

5.9%


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

People in group quarters in Sussex in 2010:

  • 20 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 16 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
10 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Sussex (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Sussex Branch at 59 Main Street, branch established on 1963/06/28. 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: Wantage Branch at 205 State Route 23, branch established on 1964/10/27. 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.
  • SussexBank: Wantage Branch at 278 Route 23, branch established on 1992/06/08. Info updated 2010/12/17: Bank assets: $504.9 mil, Deposits: $426.1 mil, headquarters in Franklin, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Sussex Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Sussex:

Marital status in Sussex, NJ
  • Never married: 36.3%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

For population 25 years and over in Sussex:

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.7
New Jersey average:

12.5

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sussex, 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.
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
Here:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

7.8%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sussex County:

23.7%
State:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.9%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.2%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Sussex:

28.5
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sussex:

20.8%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sussex:

9.8%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sussex:

33.6%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Sussex:

58.8%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Sussex:

79.6%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sussex, NJ Residents

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $813,000 ($409.57)
    Water Utilities: $129,000 ($64.99)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($11.08)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,277,000 ($643.32)
    General - Other: $384,000 ($193.45)
    Central Staff Services: $189,000 ($95.21)
    Regular Highways: $120,000 ($60.45)
    Financial Administration: $55,000 ($27.71)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $48,000 ($24.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $41,000 ($20.65)
    General Public Buildings: $40,000 ($20.15)
    Police Protection: $19,000 ($9.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($3.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($2.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($8.06)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Regular Highways: $182,000 ($91.69)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $37,000 ($18.64)
    Other - Police Protection: $16,000 ($8.06)
    Other - Financial Administration: $11,000 ($5.54)
    Other - Health - Other: $7,000 ($3.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $7,000 ($3.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $627,000 ($315.87)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $320,000 ($161.21)

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

  • Charges - Other: $44,000 ($22.17)
    Parking Facilities: $10,000 ($5.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($1.51)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($1.01)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,122,000 ($1069.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $182,000 ($91.69)
    Other: $21,000 ($10.58)
  • Tax - Property: $1,111,000 ($559.70)
    Other License: $51,000 ($25.69)
    Public Utilities Sales: $10,000 ($5.04)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000 ($2.52)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,080,000 ($4070.53)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,795,000 ($3926.95)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $285,000 ($143.58)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $334,000 ($168.26)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $614,000 ($309.32)

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 Sussex, NJ
NameCountNameCount
A&P1GNC1
Dairy Queen1Hyundai1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid1
FedEx1U-Haul1
Ford1UPS2

Strongest AM radio stations in Sussex:

  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,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)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sussex:

  • WSUS (102.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNJP (88.5 FM; SUSSEX, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTH.)
  • WNNJ-FM (103.7 FM; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTSX (96.7 FM; PORT JERVIS, NY; Owner: PORT JERVIS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRPJ (88.9 FM; PORT JERVIS, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WXHD (90.1 FM; MOUNT HOPE, NY; Owner: AURICLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCY (106.3 FM; BLAIRSTOWN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLJP (89.3 FM; MONROE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Sussex:

  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W36AZ (Channel 36; SUSSEX, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CING. AUTHORITY)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, 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.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, 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)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • 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)
  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
Sussex fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Sussex fatal accident list:

May 25, 2019 08:27 PM, Cr-639 Loomis Ave, Lat: 41.205197, Lon: -74.620967, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 20, 2014 05:24 AM, Us-206, Lat: 41.080831, Lon: -74.735411, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 8, 2004 05:11 PM, Walnut Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 16, 1993 01:23 PM, Us206, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 31, 1978 12:20 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Nov 22, 1976 10:23 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 22, 1975 10:23 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 32.7mTotal length
  • $5,889,000Total costs
  • 102,444Total average daily traffic
  • 4,882Total average daily truck traffic
  • 122,944Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sussex, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sussex, NJ

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sussex)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Sussex, NJ)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • NY97XC044, 2.4 Mi Ssw Of Vernon Nj 3.75 Mi Ene Of Hamburg Ny ( 092876 ) (Lat: 41.168111 Lon: -74.502694), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 62.2 m, Overall height: 63.1 m, Call Sign: WRAC919,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/12/2017, Expiration Date: 10/12/2027, Certifier: Kyle Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • NY97XC053, 1202 Rte 23 S (Lat: 41.274722 Lon: -74.650806), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WREN613,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/13/2019, Expiration Date: 11/13/2029, Certifier: Kyle Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • NY97XC053, 1202 Rte 23 S (Lat: 41.274722 Lon: -74.650806), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WRER864,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/10/2019, Expiration Date: 12/10/2029, Certifier: Kyle Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • High Point, Off Hwy #23 7 Miles Nw Of Sussex (Lat: 41.304528 Lon: -74.672917), Call Sign: KEK273,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.540 MHz, Expiration Date: 07/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/05/1999, Registrant: Belle Mead Telephone, Inc., 3 Mira Court, Marlboro, NJ 07746

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Sussex Airport (Lat: 41.199194 Lon: -74.625833), Type: Mast, Structure height: 133.5 m, Overall height: 136.5 m, Call Sign: WQBI347, Licensee ID: L00871879,
    Assigned Frequencies: 121.725 MHz, Grant Date: 10/13/2004, Expiration Date: 10/13/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/13/2014, Certifier: Paul G Styger, Registrant: Sussex Airport Inc., 53 Route 639, Sussex, NJ 07461, Phone: (973) 875-7337, Fax: (973) 875-1273, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

105 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sussex)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

29 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Sussex)
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
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$178,4004$156,25012$155,9171$25,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$216,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$09$192,6670$02$227,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$05$171,6000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3712.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$193,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$195,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3712.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sussex, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sussex, 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 fires per year is 22. The highest number of fires - 55 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Sussex, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (57.6%), and Outside Fires (25.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sussex, NJ
    • 21357.6%Structure Fires
    • 9625.9%Outside Fires
    • 3710.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 246.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sussex, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sussex, NJ
  • 70.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.5%Utility gas
  • 4.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Electricity
  • 1.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sussex, NJ
  • 48.7%Electricity
  • 25.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.5%Utility gas
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood


Sussex compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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