NJ

National Population : 333,590,059
New Jersey State Population : 9,202,495

About Wantage, NJ

Wantage, NJ is located in Sussex County in the state of New Jersey.

The total City Population for Wantage is about 10,986 with about 63 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 20,286.

The Average Home Value is $278,000.00, which is roughly 24% lower than the Average Home Value of $365,627.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 32% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $86,178.00, which is roughly 7% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $93,038.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 33% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Wantage is about 5.1%.

New Jersey is ranked #6 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 80.81 out of 100.

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Voting

Sussex County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 33.3% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 58.77%
Democratic: 39.2%
Libertarian: 1.24%
Green: 0.4%
Other: 0.38%


Nearby Locations

Glenwood, NJ (5.86 mi.)
Hamburg, NJ (6.38 mi.)
Vernon, NJ (6.41 mi.)
Highland Lks, NJ (8.42 mi.)
Augusta, NJ (8.63 mi.)
Branchville, NJ (8.72 mi.)
Sandyston, NJ (8.72 mi.)
Franklin, NJ (8.73 mi.)
Montague, NJ (8.97 mi.)
Lafayette, NJ (11.50 mi.)
Stockholm, NJ (11.56 mi.)
Hardyston, NJ (11.56 mi.)
Ogdensburg, NJ (11.77 mi.)
Wallpack Ctr, NJ (11.83 mi.)
Layton, NJ (12.66 mi.)
Hewitt, NJ (14.04 mi.)
Sparta, NJ (14.15 mi.)
Oak Ridge, NJ (15.37 mi.)
Newfoundland, NJ (15.58 mi.)
West Milford, NJ (15.86 mi.)
Fredon Twp, NJ (16.75 mi.)
Fredon, NJ (16.75 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 07461
Latitude : 41.248400
Longitude : -74.601089
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 674 ft.
Area Code(s) : 973, 862

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.84
Male Population Estimate : 48.38%
Female Population Estimate : 48.05%
Median Age : 41.0
Male Median Age : 40.4
Female Median Age : 41.7

White Population Estimate : 92.73%
Black Population Estimate : 1.86%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 5.59%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.46%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.05%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.66%
Other Population Estimate : 1.38%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Wantage specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Sussex County: About 1 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2020)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Sussex County: About 54 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Sussex County is about 67% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 81% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.