Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07849: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849

Acceptable Alternative
Lk Hopatcong, NJ 07849

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 362
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,447
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Morris County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.954, Longitude -74.614
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,934
Population in Households 8,928
Population in Familes 7,470
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 671
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 3,313
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 2,320
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,841 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,751 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 562 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 528 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $331,818
Average Home Value $377,590


Median Household Income $92,583
Average Household Income $110,000
Per Capita Income $40,816
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.17% -0.07%
Households -0.29% -0.11%
Families -0.33% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.

Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07849 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 # 324 44th
Population Density1 # 422 27th
Diversity Index2 # 329 44th
Median Household Income # 211 64th
Per Capita Income # 252 57th

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