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Overview

Introduction to Mendham, New Jersey

Mendham, New Jersey, in Morris County, is 10 miles SW of Parsippany, New Jersey and 22 miles W of Newark, New Jersey. As of the year 2000 census, 5,097 people lived in Mendham.

Mendham History

Mendham was created as a new governmental entity on March 29, 1749. It was carved out of Morris Township, Hanover Township and Rockaway Township. On February 21, 1798, Mendham was incorporated as a township, and on May 15, 1906, it became a borough.

Mendham and nearby Attractions

  • Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
  • Round Valley Recreation Area
  • Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
  • Hunterdon Historical Museum
  • Hacklebarney State Park

Things To Do In Mendham

Golfers can enjoy a round at the Mendham Golf & Tennis Club, or at the Roxiticus Golf Club. Nearby museums include the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms, the Hunterdon Historical Museum, the Woodruff House-Eaton Store Museum, and the Community Children's Museum.

Mendham Transportation

Air transportation is available from Newark Liberty International Airport.

Mendham Higher Education

Nearby colleges and universities include the County College of Morris, Union County College and Drew University.

People

Total Population 5,885
Male Share of the Population 46.3%
Female Share of the Population 53.7%
Senior Citizens 15.3%
Employed Population 16+ 2,503
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 71.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 72.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $189,375
% Above Poverty Level 94.1%
% Below Poverty Level 5.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 14.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation 2.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 15.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,726
Median House Value $862,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.7%
US/American 0%
English 9.9%
Irish 21%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Mendham Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles SW of Parsippany, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 22 miles W of Newark, New Jersey
County Morris
Standard Zip Codes 07945
Phone Area Codes 973
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.775
Longitude -74.601

Mendham Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MORRIS PLAINS 1 W
Distance 6.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 38 F
Apr Temp 36 to 61 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 53.6 inches
Station LONG VALLEY
Distance 9.6 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
Station ESSEX FELLS SERV BLDG
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 51.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bernardsville 7,786 $150,595
Chester 7,942 $164,362
Far Hills 1,052 $122,778
Morristown 18,563 $88,072
Randolph 25,917 $145,119

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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EAST MAIN STREET
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Serves 1,134 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13

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