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People

Total Population 1,972
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 13.4%
Employed Population 16+ 915
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 41.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.4%
Median Earnings25+ $26,046
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $13,920
Median Earnings With High School Degree $22,893

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,509
% Above Poverty Level 80.8%
% Below Poverty Level 19.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 33 minutes
% Working from Home 5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.3%
% Using Public Transportation 2.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 34.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,112
Median House Value $196,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.2%
US/American 0.3%
English 12.7%
Irish 22.7%

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

Sussex Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles N of Parsippany, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 39 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Sussex
Standard Zip Codes 07461
Phone Area Codes 973
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.209
Longitude -74.608

Sussex 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 SUSSEX 2 NE
Distance 1.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 63 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Station HIGH POINT PARK
Distance 6.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 32 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
Station CHARLOTTEBURG RESERVOIR
Distance 15.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 36 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 64 F
Annual Precip 52.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Sussex, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Beemerville (07461)

Colesville (07461)

High Point (07461)

High Point Park (07461)

Wallkill Lake (07461)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Branchville 889 $73,438
Franklin 4,944 $70,938
Hamburg 3,209 $93,077
Lafayette 2,350 $99,138
Vernon 22,955 $96,880
Wantage 11,181 $92,042

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

Sussex Hospitals

SAINT CLARE'S HOSPITAL/SUSSEX
(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
20 WALNUT ST
(973) 702-2200
Emergency Service: Yes

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Sussex High Schools

HIGH POINT REGIONAL H S
299 PIGEON HILL ROAD
973-875-3101
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 1,335 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.5

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