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Overview

Introduction to Pequannock, New Jersey

Pequannock, New Jersey, in Morris county, is 2 miles NW of Wayne, New Jersey and 16 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey. The town is considered part of the Newark metropolitan area.

Pequannock History

During the 1720s, Pequannock was known as "Poquanick." At that time, it was a part of Hunterdon County. Pequannock was incorporated on February 21, 1798 as a township. It derived its name from an Algonquian term meaning "small farm."

Pequannock and nearby Attractions

  • American Labor Museum
  • Silas Condict Park
  • Pequannock Valley Park
  • Morristown National Historical Park
  • Edison National Historic Site
  • Hamilton House Museum

Things To Do In Pequannock

While staying at Pequannock you can visit the local parks for hiking, fishing and kayaking. In addition, you can also spend your leisure at the shopping centers or the movie theater of Pequannock.

Pequannock Transportation

Newark International Airport is close to the town.

Pequannock Higher Education

Higher educational opportunities are offered by the Caldwell College, Passaic County Community College, William Paterson University, Montclair State University and Ramapo College of New Jersey.

Demographics

People

Total Population15,504
Male Share of the Population46%
Female Share of the Population54%
Senior Citizens23.8%
Employed Population 16+7,153
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married51.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher44.3%
Median Earnings25+$55,372
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$10,391
Median Earnings With High School Degree$48,289

Wealth

Median Family Income$117,533
% Above Poverty Level95.3%
% Below Poverty Level4.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation5.5%

Housing

People Living Alone35.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,941
Median House Value$377,800

Ancestry

Italian33.3%
Irish21.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.6%
Polish10.3%
English7.2%
Dutch6%
Scottish3.6%
Hungarian2.5%
Arab2.1%
Austrian2.1%
Russian2%
French Except Basque1.7%
Moroccan1.7%
Czech1.5%
Ukrainian1.2%
Greek1.1%
Swedish0.7%
Slovak0.6%
Swiss0.5%
Egyptian0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Serbian0.4%
US/American0.3%
Syrian0.3%
Latvian0.3%
Lithuanian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Estonian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Croatian0.1%
German0.1%
Canadian0.1%
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Pequannock Almanac

CategoryValue
County Morris County
Standard Zip Codes7440
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.94
Approximate Longitude-74.29

Pequannock Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationLITTLE FALLS
Distance5.9 miles
Jan Temp20 to 38 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip51.5 inches
StationESSEX FELLS SERV BLDG
Distance8.3 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
StationCHARLOTTEBURG RESERVOIR
Distance8.3 miles
Jan Temp15 to 36 F
Apr Temp35 to 60 F
Jul Temp59 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 64 F
Annual Precip52.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bloomingdale7,995$81,354
Butler7,773$111,613
Lincoln Park10,488$94,290
Pompton Lakes11,163$108,867
Riverdale4,206$116,500
Wayne54,920$128,525

Pequannock Public Schools

Stephen J. Gerace School
59 Boulevard
ZIP: 7440
(973) 305-5615
Primary
Total Enrollment 301

Pequannock Private Schools

Holy Spirit School
330 Newark Pompton Tpke
ZIP: 7440
Elementary
Total Enrollment 217
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