Stockton, New Jersey

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Stockton, New Jersey

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Stockton Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Stockton Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Stockton Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Stockton Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Stockton College Educated Adults
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Stockton Walking and Biking to Work
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Stockton Public Transportation Use
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Stockton People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Stockton, New Jersey

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 4
Average Household Size 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
Median Family Income 10 5
College Educated Adults 10 6
People in Middle Class or Better 9 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 10
Public Transportation Use 9 2
Working at Home 9 9
Short Commute Times 3 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
People Living Alone 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 6
Affordability of Rents 1 4
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Stockton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles NW of Trenton, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 33 miles N of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Hunterdon
Standard Zip Codes 08559
Phone Area Codes 609
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.407
Longitude -74.978

Stockton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
Distance 12.1 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 13.3 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches
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Stockton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 560 100%
Male 262 46.8%
Female 298 53.2%
Under 18 119 21.3%
18+ 441 78.8%
65+ 83 14.8%
Median Age 40.6
Average Family Size 2.94
White 552 98.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 5 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.5%

Estimated Stockton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 560
Growth 0
Growth % 0%

Stockton 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 24.5%
Irish 15.7%
German 13.8%
English 11.7%
US/American 9.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.1%
Polish 3.7%
Dutch 3.1%
Russian 2.7%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Danish 1.6%
Scottish 1.4%
Pennsylvania German 1.2%
Hungarian 1.2%
Swiss 1%
French Canadian 0.8%
European 0.6%
Austrian 0.6%
Eastern European 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Stockton 560 $65,000
East Amwell 4,455 $90,000
Flemington 4,200 $51,582
Frenchtown 1,488 $62,132
Lambertville 3,868 $80,669
Milford 1,195 $62,167
West Amwell 2,383 $79,605
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