Andover, New Jersey

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Andover, New Jersey

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High Points

Andover strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New Jersey):

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Andover People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Andover Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Andover Well-Paid Single Men
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Andover Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Andover Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Andover, New Jersey

Comparing Andover to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New Jersey (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 8
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 8 3
Age of the Population 6 6
Senior Citizens 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 3
Portion of People Married 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
People Above Poverty 10 9
Median Family Income 10 6
College Educated Adults 8 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 2
Working at Home 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Short Commute Times 2 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 7
People Living Alone 7 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 8
Affordability of Rents 1 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 9
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Andover Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles NW of Parsippany, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Sussex
Standard Zip Codes 07821
Phone Area Codes 973
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.985
Longitude -74.742

Andover Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 47.2 inches
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 37 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 36 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 64 F
Annual Precip 52.9 inches
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Andover Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 658 100%
Male 335 50.9%
Female 323 49.1%
Under 18 143 21.7%
18+ 515 78.3%
65+ 65 9.9%
Median Age 38.3
Average Family Size 2.98
White 610 92.7%
African-American 15 2.3%
Asian 15 2.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.8%
Other 8 1.2%
Mixed Race 4 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 17 2.6%

Estimated Andover Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 661
Growth 3
Growth % 0.5%

Andover Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Irish 19.7%
Italian 17.5%
German 14.4%
English 8.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8%
Polish 4.2%
Scottish 3.8%
Romanian 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.9%
Dutch 2.9%
US/American 2.7%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
Hungarian 1.5%
Swiss 1.3%
Russian 1.1%
Swedish 1.1%
British 0.9%
European 0.7%
Norwegian 0.7%
Greek 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
Portuguese 0.4%
Guyanese 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Andover 658 $69,688
Allamuchy 3,877 $89,653
Fredon 2,860 $84,038
Hopatcong 15,888 $73,277
Newton 8,244 $56,484
Sparta 18,080 $100,658
Stanhope 3,584 $73,203
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