Wharton, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 6,571 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.3%
 
Males: 3,446  (52.4%)
Females: 3,125  (47.6%)
Median resident age:

36.9 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 07885.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $83,935 (it was $56,580 in 2000)
Wharton:

$83,935
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,608 (it was $25,168 in 2000)

Wharton borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $308,390 (it was $167,000 in 2000)
Wharton:

$308,390
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $515,230; detached houses: $545,404; townhouses or other attached units: $397,249; in 2-unit structures: $398,769; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $273,461; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $289,099; mobile homes: $76,524

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,350.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wharton: 114.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.3%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.9% for Black residents, 8.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.5% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Wharton, NJ (2010)
    • 3,15848.4%White alone
    • 2,63040.3%Hispanic
    • 3685.6%Asian alone
    • 2273.5%Black alone
    • 1051.6%Two or more races
    • 250.4%Other race alone
    • 70.1%American Indian alone
    • 20.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Wharton, New Jersey as of February 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wharton is 3,294 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Wharton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.2)
4
(65.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.4)
1
(15.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(64.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.3)
1
(16.4)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(45.8)
3
(45.5)
2
(30.3)
4
(60.3)
2
(30.2)
1
(15.2)
2
(30.3)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(64.0)
2
(32.1)
4
(64.7)
1
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
5
(81.9)
3
(45.8)
10
(151.8)
4
(60.7)
1
(15.1)
5
(75.4)
1
(15.2)
2
(30.3)
2
(30.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
28
(447.8)
20
(321.2)
21
(339.6)
15
(246.7)
18
(297.0)
39
(638.5)
31
(473.7)
23
(349.1)
6
(91.0)
17
(256.2)
9
(135.7)
16
(242.7)
6
(90.8)
10
(154.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
64
(1,024)
96
(1,542)
67
(1,084)
86
(1,414)
102
(1,683)
80
(1,310)
116
(1,773)
78
(1,184)
83
(1,259)
100
(1,507)
80
(1,207)
69
(1,047)
48
(726.2)
57
(879.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(48.0)
4
(64.2)
7
(113.2)
2
(32.9)
2
(33.0)
3
(49.1)
6
(91.7)
1
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.1)
3
(45.2)
4
(60.7)
3
(45.4)
2
(30.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.1)
1
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)120.995.7111.8137.395.7130.5146.5117.078.0112.685.571.354.254.6

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City-data.com crime index in Wharton, NJ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 22 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.24
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (9.0%), German (4.3%), American (4.0%), Irish (2.3%), Polish (1.7%), Hungarian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1895

Elevation: 660 feet

Land area: 2.19 square miles.

Population density: 3,007 people per square mile   (average).

Wharton, New Jersey map

2,097 residents are foreign born (25.0% Latin America, 3.8% Asia).

This borough:

31.7%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $7,448 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $7,752 (2.5%)

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

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

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

Nearest cities:

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

Latitude: 40.90 N, Longitude: 74.58 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -375 (-5.7%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 325 (9.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Wharton, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wharton, NJ in 2017
Wharton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Historical population in Wharton, NJ
Historical housing units in Wharton, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +919 (+17.1%).
Most common industries in Wharton, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Chemicals (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.1%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Chemicals (3.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Chemicals (6.8%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Wharton, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Computer specialists (3.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Computer specialists (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.7%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Registered nurses (3.5%)

Average climate in Wharton, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Wharton, 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 84.0. This is about average.

City:

84.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.303. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.303
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.09. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.09
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.106. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.106
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.66
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

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

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

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

Earthquake activity:

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

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 211.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 252.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 305.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 34.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Morris County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 7, Heavy Rains: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wharton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wharton:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wharton:

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

Private high school in Wharton:

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

Public elementary/middle schools in Wharton:

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Library in Wharton:

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

Points of interest:

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

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

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

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

Hotel: Lakeview Motel (State Highway 181 North).

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

2.8 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

69.0%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

7.7%
Whole state:

5.9%


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

People in group quarters in Wharton in 2010:

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

Banks with branches in Wharton (2011 data):

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

For population 15 years and over in Wharton:

Marital status in Wharton, NJ
  • Never married: 38.8%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

For population 25 years and over in Wharton:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.0
New Jersey average:

12.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wharton
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wharton, NJ (based on Morris County data)

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 103
Morris County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

8.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Morris County:

20.4%
New Jersey:

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

20.1%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wharton:

48.5%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Wharton:

46.3%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.5%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.7%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wharton:

6.8
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wharton:

34.2%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Wharton:

55.5%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.4%
New Jersey:

79.7%

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

Wharton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $272,000 ($41.39)
    General - Other: $270,000 ($41.09)
    Regular Highways: $127,000 ($19.33)
    Sewerage: $61,000 ($9.28)
    Health - Other: $24,000 ($3.65)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($1.07)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,334,000 ($355.20)
    General - Other: $1,612,000 ($245.32)
    Sewerage: $922,000 ($140.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $809,000 ($123.12)
    Water Utilities: $769,000 ($117.03)
    Regular Highways: $281,000 ($42.76)
    Central Staff Services: $280,000 ($42.61)
    Libraries: $207,000 ($31.50)
    Financial Administration: $118,000 ($17.96)
    Health - Other: $108,000 ($16.44)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $94,000 ($14.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000 ($10.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $60,000 ($9.13)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $47,000 ($7.15)
    General Public Buildings: $38,000 ($5.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($3.50)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $90,000 ($13.70)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,517,000 ($535.23)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $24,000 ($3.65)

Wharton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,455,000 ($221.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($2.43)
    Other: $11,000 ($1.67)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,374,000 ($209.10)
    Health and Hospitals: $14,000 ($2.13)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $216,000 ($32.87)
    General Revenue - Other: $85,000 ($12.94)
    Rents: $42,000 ($6.39)
    Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($3.35)
    Sale of Property: $13,000 ($1.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,694,000 ($257.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $550,000 ($83.70)
    Other: $50,000 ($7.61)
  • Tax - Property: $4,210,000 ($640.69)
    Other License: $147,000 ($22.37)
    Public Utilities Sales: $71,000 ($10.81)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $8,000 ($1.22)

Wharton government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $990,000 ($150.66)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $881,000 ($134.07)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $109,000 ($16.59)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $3,787,000 ($576.32)
    End of Fiscal Year: $3,578,000 ($544.51)

Wharton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,188,000 ($332.98)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,170,000 ($1091.16)

5.71% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($141,063 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($4,658 average AGI)
Morris County:

0.07%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Essex County, NJ  0.65% ($108,449 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.62% ($74,968)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.48% ($91,226)


6.32% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($132,291 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,078 average AGI)
Morris County:

0.09%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Essex County, NJ  0.44% ($148,507 average AGI)
to Sussex County, NJ  0.40% ($55,940)
to Passaic County, NJ  0.39% ($84,254)
Businesses in Wharton, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Costco1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway1
FedEx1T-Mobile1
GNC1UPS3
MasterBrand Cabinets1

Strongest AM radio stations in Wharton:

  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WMTR (1250 AM; 7 kW; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wharton:

  • WDHA-FM (105.5 FM; DOVER, NJ; Owner: THE SENTINEL PUBLISHING CO.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSUS (102.3 FM; FRANKLIN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNNJ-FM (103.7 FM; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAWZ (99.1 FM; ZAREPHATH, NJ; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • WNJP (88.5 FM; SUSSEX, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTH.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WHCY (106.3 FM; BLAIRSTOWN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Wharton:

  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W54CZ (Channel 54; MORRISTOWN, NJ; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNJB (Channel 58; NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
Wharton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Wharton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 50Number of bridges
  • 331ft / 101mTotal length
  • $58,432,000Total costs
  • 1,512,841Total average daily traffic
  • 107,501Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,381,419Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wharton, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 61940-1949
  • 341950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11990-1999
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wharton, NJ

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0451.00

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

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0451.00

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 29
  • Hazardous Condition: 41
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Fire incident types in Wharton, NJ

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wharton, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wharton, NJ
  • 64.8%Utility gas
  • 21.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.3%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wharton, NJ
  • 50.8%Utility gas
  • 26.4%Electricity
  • 22.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Wharton compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Wharton on our top lists:

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  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ecuador (population 500+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Syria (population 500+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ukraine (population 500+)"
  • #74 (07885) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ukrainian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #4 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+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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