Hackettstown, NJ 07840 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07840: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Not Acceptable, USPS
Allamuchy Twp, NJ 07840

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,208
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,733
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 629
  • County: Warren County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.856, Longitude -74.844
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 07840 has segments in 2 Counties (Morris, Warren).

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Hackettstown, NJ 07840 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 30,283
Population in Households 29,304
Population in Familes 23,934
Population in Group Qrtrs 979
Population Density1 671
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 11,717
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 7,733
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,497 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,606 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,111 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 780 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $311,239
Average Home Value $347,896


Median Household Income $79,245
Average Household Income $101,093
Per Capita Income $40,170
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% 0.1%
Households 0.17% 0.13%
Families 0.14% 0.12%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.

Hackettstown, NJ 07840 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07840 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 # 85 86th
Population Density1 # 423 27th
Diversity Index2 # 279 52nd
Median Household Income # 302 48th
Per Capita Income # 264 55th

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