Sussex, NJ 07461 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07461: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sussex, NJ 07461

Acceptable Alternative
Wantage, NJ 07461

Not Acceptable, USPS
Beemerville, NJ 07461
Colesville, NJ 07461
High Point, NJ 07461
High Point Park, NJ 07461
Wallkill Lake, NJ 07461
Wantage Twp, NJ 07461

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 333
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,828
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 38
  • County: Sussex County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.244, Longitude -74.598
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sussex, NJ 07461 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 20,224
Population in Households 20,134
Population in Familes 17,828
Population in Group Qrtrs 90
Population Density1 236
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 7,114
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 5,552
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,675 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,850 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,264 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,561 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $297,447
Average Home Value $326,765


Median Household Income $77,846
Average Household Income $94,765
Per Capita Income $33,501
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% -0.05%
Households 0.34% 0.03%
Families 0.31% 0.01%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.

Sussex, NJ 07461 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07461 to the other 580 ZIP Codes 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 # 164 72nd
Population Density1 # 514 12th
Diversity Index2 # 471 19th
Median Household Income # 312 46th
Per Capita Income # 375 36th

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