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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.

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,892
Male Share of the Population49.1%
Female Share of the Population50.9%
Senior Citizens15.4%
Employed Population 16+2,654
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married70.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher73.4%
Median Earnings25+$101,482
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$38,844
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,448

Wealth

Median Family Income$200,536
% Above Poverty Level97.5%
% Below Poverty Level2.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home8.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.9%
% Using Public Transportation2.7%

Housing

People Living Alone15.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,864
Median House Value$900,100

Ancestry

Irish24%
Italian24%
German18%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14%
English10.4%
Hungarian4.3%
Polish3.3%
Scottish3.3%
Dutch2.8%
Swedish2.7%
French Except Basque2.3%
Australian2.1%
Russian2.1%
Danishn1.2%
West Indian1.1%
Welsh1.1%
Czech1%
Norwegian0.7%
Slovak0.6%
Ukrainian0.6%
Greek0.6%
Austrian0.5%
Haitian0.5%
Lithuanian0.4%
Belgian0.4%
Arab0.3%
Syrian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Trinidad Tobago0.2%
Turkish0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Croatian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
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Mendham Almanac

CategoryValue
County Morris County
Standard Zip Codes7945
Phone Area Codes862,973
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.76
Approximate Longitude-74.59

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)

StationMORRIS PLAINS 1 W
Distance6.6 miles
Jan Temp18 to 38 F
Apr Temp36 to 61 F
Jul Temp59 to 85 F
Oct Temp39 to 65 F
Annual Precip53.6 inches
StationLONG VALLEY
Distance9.6 miles
Jan Temp17 to 37 F
Apr Temp35 to 60 F
Jul Temp59 to 82 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip53.2 inches
StationESSEX FELLS SERV BLDG
Distance17.1 miles
Jan Temp19 to 36 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip51.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bernardsville7,776$159,359
Chester7,935$158,583
Far Hills991$123,750
Morristown18,677$95,411
Randolph25,916$148,670

Mendham Public Libraries

Mendham Free Public Library
10 HILLTOP ROAD
Mendham, New Jersey
(973) 543-4152

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Mendham Public Schools

Hilltop School
12 Hilltop Road
ZIP: 7945
(973) 543-4251
Primary
Total Enrollment 305
Mountain View
100 Dean Road
ZIP: 7945
(973) 543-7075
Middle
Total Enrollment 292
West Morris Mendham High School
65 East Main Street
ZIP: 7945
(973) 543-2501
High
Total Enrollment 1386

Mendham Private Schools

Daytop Preparatory School
80 W Main St
ZIP: 7945
Secondary
Total Enrollment 23
St Joseph Elementary School
8 W Main St
ZIP: 7945
Elementary
Total Enrollment 224
Westmont Montessori School
577 State Route 24
ZIP: 7945
Elementary
Total Enrollment 28
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