Fredon, New Jersey

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Fredon, New Jersey

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High Points

Fredon 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 Fredon People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Fredon Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Fredon Low Rate of Poverty
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Fredon College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Fredon Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Fredon Well-Paid Single Men
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Fredon Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Fredon, New Jersey

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


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 10 8
People Above Poverty 10 9
College Educated Adults 10 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Public Transportation Use 9 2
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Short Commute Times 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
Affordability of Rents 1 8
People Living Alone 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 4

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Fredon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles NW of Parsippany, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 39 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Sussex
Standard Zip Codes 07860
Phone Area Codes 973
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.039
Longitude -74.809

Fredon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.6 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 17.7 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 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 61 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.9 inches
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Fredon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,860 100%
Male 1,399 48.9%
Female 1,461 51.1%
Under 18 761 26.6%
18+ 2,099 73.4%
65+ 266 9.3%
Median Age 39.3
Average Family Size 3.18
White 2,779 97.2%
African-American 15 0.5%
Asian 24 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.2%
Other 16 0.6%
Mixed Race 19 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 62 2.2%

Estimated Fredon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,321
Growth 461
Growth % 16.1%

Fredon 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 20.4%
German 17.7%
Irish 17.5%
English 10.1%
Polish 7%
Dutch 5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.4%
US/American 2.4%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
Scottish 1.7%
Hungarian 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Turkish 1%
Ukrainian 0.7%
Norwegian 0.7%
Russian 0.7%
Welsh 0.6%
Greek 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
British 0.5%
Swedish 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
Portuguese 0.2%
Estonian 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
European 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
Other Subsaharan African 0.2%
Brazilian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Fredon, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Fredon Township (07860)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fredon 2,860 $84,038
Andover 658 $69,688
Branchville 845 $60,909
Hardwick 1,464 $76,111
Lafayette 2,300 $87,650
Newton 8,244 $56,484
Stillwater 4,267 $71,563
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