Peapack, New Jersey

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Peapack, New Jersey

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Peapack Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Peapack College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Peapack Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Peapack Well-Paid Single Men
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Peapack Public Transportation Use
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Peapack People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Peapack Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Peapack, New Jersey

Comparing Peapack 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 10
Racial Diversity 8 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 9
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Age of the Population 7 7
Female Share of the Population 3 3
Senior Citizens 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 9
Average Household Size 9 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 10 7
People Above Poverty 9 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 6
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Short Commute Times 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
Housing Recently Built 3 4
People Living Alone 2 3
Affordability of Rents 1 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 2

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Peapack Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles SW of Parsippany, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 25 miles W of Newark, New Jersey
County Somerset
P.O. Box Zip Codes 07977
Phone Area Codes 908
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.71
Longitude -74.65

Peapack Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 47.7 inches
Distance 8.6 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
Distance 15.8 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
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Peapack Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,433 100%
Male 1,203 49.4%
Female 1,230 50.6%
Under 18 632 26%
18+ 1,801 74%
65+ 296 12.2%
Median Age 39.5
Average Family Size 3.11
White 2,298 94.5%
African-American 76 3.1%
Asian 30 1.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 17 0.7%
Mixed Race 10 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 92 3.8%

Estimated Peapack Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,465
Growth 32
Growth % 1.3%

Peapack 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 17.9%
German 15.5%
Irish 14%
English 9.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.2%
US/American 6.2%
Polish 4.9%
Scottish 3%
Dutch 2.6%
Swedish 1.5%
British 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Russian 1.2%
Kenyan 1.1%
French (except Basque) 1%
Finnish 1%
African 0.9%
Somalian 0.9%
Ukrainian 0.8%
Norwegian 0.8%
Swiss 0.6%
Macedonian 0.6%
Austrian 0.6%
European 0.5%
Hungarian 0.5%
Greek 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Portuguese 0.4%
Albanian 0.4%
Slovak 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Ethiopian 0.4%
South African 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Icelander 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Peapack 2,433 $118,770
Bedminster 8,302 $96,890
Bernardsville 7,345 $126,601
Bridgewater 42,940 $99,832
Chester 1,635 $106,260
Far Hills 859 $149,095
Mendham 5,097 $129,812
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