Califon, New Jersey

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Califon, New Jersey

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High Points

Califon 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 3% trophy Califon People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Califon Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Califon Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Califon Well-Paid Single Men
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Califon Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Califon Low Violent Crime
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Califon College Educated Adults
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Califon Public Transportation Use
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Califon Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Califon, New Jersey

Comparing Califon 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 9
Well-Paid Single Men 10 8
Age of the Population 7 7
Female Share of the Population 6 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Male Share of the Population 5 3
Racial Diversity 4 1
Senior Citizens 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 9
Average Household Size 8 5


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 3
Working at Home 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4
People Living Alone 2 4
Affordability of Rents 1 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 10 10

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Califon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles SW of Parsippany, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles W of Newark, New Jersey
County Hunterdon
Standard Zip Codes 07830
Phone Area Codes 908
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.719
Longitude -74.836

Califon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.2 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 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
Distance 21.8 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
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Califon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,055 100%
Male 504 47.8%
Female 551 52.2%
Under 18 283 26.8%
18+ 772 73.2%
65+ 112 10.6%
Median Age 39.1
Average Family Size 3.11
White 1,041 98.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 8 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.5%

Estimated Califon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,055
Growth 0
Growth % 0%

Califon 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
Italian 18.1%
Irish 16.3%
German 15.1%
English 11.9%
Polish 6.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.4%
Dutch 3.3%
Hungarian 3.3%
Swedish 1.9%
Russian 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
French Canadian 1.8%
European 1.6%
US/American 1.4%
Czechoslovakian 1.4%
Scottish 1.3%
Ukrainian 1%
Lithuanian 1%
Slavic 0.7%
Norwegian 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Austrian 0.6%
Welsh 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
Greek 0.4%
Northern European 0.4%
Danish 0.2%
British 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Romanian 0.2%
African 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Califon 1,055 $85,963
Chester 1,635 $106,260
Clinton 2,632 $88,671
Glen Gardner 1,902 $75,369
Hampton 1,546 $64,583
High Bridge 3,776 $75,357
Lebanon 1,065 $83,436
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