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Overview

Introduction to Randolph, New Jersey

Randolph, New Jersey is 7 miles W of Parsippany, New Jersey and 22 miles W of Newark, New Jersey. It is in Morris County. The town is part of the Newark metro area.

Randolph History

Randolph was named after one of its residents, Hartshorne Fitz-Randolph. In 1753 he purchased 1,000 acres of land in the Mine Hill area which later became the township of Randolph. It was incorporated on January 1, 1806. Prior to its incorporation, Randolph was a part of the Mendham Township. The area was once inhabited by the Lenni-Lenape Native Americans and the Quakers.

Randolph and nearby Attractions

  • Museum of Old Randolph
  • Morristown National Historical Park
  • Hopatcong State Park
  • Liberty Tree
  • Waterloo Village
  • Fosterfields Living Historical Farm

Things To Do In Randolph

Randolph offers a number of parks and playgrounds for both its residents and visitors. You can visit the museum and the other historical sites in and around the town. In addition, Randolph includes tennis courts, baseball fields, hiking trails and a skate park.

Randolph Transportation

International flights are available from Newark International Airport.

Randolph Higher Education

County College of Morris, College of Saint Elizabeth, Drew University and Assumption College for Sisters provide facilities for higher education.

People

Total Population 25,917
Male Share of the Population 48.1%
Female Share of the Population 51.9%
Senior Citizens 11%
Employed Population 16+ 13,535
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 63.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 64.7%
Median Earnings25+ $66,581
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $31,406
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,955

Wealth

Median Family Income $145,119
% Above Poverty Level 97.4%
% Below Poverty Level 2.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 34 minutes
% Working from Home 7.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation 4.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,282
Median House Value $510,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.9%
US/American 0%
English 6.7%
Irish 15.7%

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

Randolph Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles W of Parsippany, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 22 miles W of Newark, New Jersey
County Morris
Standard Zip Codes 07869
Phone Area Codes 973
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.84
Longitude -74.57

Randolph 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 3.7 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 BOONTON 1 SE
Distance 9.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 50.9 inches
Station LONG VALLEY
Distance 11.8 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dover 18,324 $61,451
Mendham 5,885 $189,375
Mine Hill 3,649 $103,281
Morris Plains 5,598 $139,821
Rockaway 24,546 $114,667
Wharton 6,607 $71,688

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

Randolph Public Libraries

Library
Randolph Township Free Public Library
28 CALAIS ROAD
Randolph, New Jersey
(973) 895-3556

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Serves 1,545 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.7

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