NJ

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

About Wharton, NJ

Wharton, NJ is located in Morris County in the state of New Jersey.

The total City Population for Wharton is about 6,369 with about 1,186 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 12,384.

The Average Home Value is $292,800.00, which is roughly 20% lower than the Average Home Value of $365,627.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 36% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $73,763.00, which is roughly 21% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $93,038.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 22% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Wharton is about 8.2%.

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

Morris County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 8.29% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 51.41%
Republican: 47.15%
Libertarian: 0.81%
Green: 0.34%
Other: 0.29%


Nearby Locations

Mt Arlington, NJ (1.97 mi.)
Kenvil, NJ (2.25 mi.)
Mine Hill, NJ (2.44 mi.)
Lk Hopatcong, NJ (2.77 mi.)
Landing, NJ (3.16 mi.)
Ledgewood, NJ (3.50 mi.)
Hopatcong, NJ (3.90 mi.)
Dover, NJ (4.56 mi.)
Succasunna, NJ (4.68 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 07885
Latitude : 40.937489
Longitude : -74.580866
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 880 ft.
Area Code(s) : 973, 862

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.69
Male Population Estimate : 39.92%
Female Population Estimate : 41.46%
Median Age : 39.4
Male Median Age : 38.0
Female Median Age : 41.2

White Population Estimate : 68.65%
Black Population Estimate : 3.56%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 23.54%
Asian Population Estimate : 4.55%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.12%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.56%
Other Population Estimate : 6.86%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Wharton specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Morris County: About 1 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Morris County: About 63 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Morris County is about 85% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 78% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.