Andover, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Andover, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Andover had a population of 634 as of July 1, 2016. Andover ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Andover is located at latitude 40.9858 and longitude -74.7436 in Sussex County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Andover (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Sussex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 646 feet.

The Borough of Andover (GNIS ID: 885140) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Andover population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Andover: Andover Furnace.

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Andover, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 634
Population in Households 634
Population in Familes 500
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 437
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 253
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 172
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 155 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 98 (35.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $271,774
Average Home Value $288,226


Median Household Income $76,146
Average Household Income $91,526
Per Capita Income $36,524
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.73% 0.25%
Households 0.78% 0.24%
Families 0.76% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Andover, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Andover to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 486 11th
Population Density1 # 501 8th
Diversity Index2 # 337 38th
Median Household Income # 281 49th
Per Capita Income # 291 47th

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