Andover, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Andover, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Andover had a population of 588 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Andover: Andover Furnace.

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Andover, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 588
Population in Households 588
Population in Familes 466
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 405
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $76,022
Average Household Income $95,542
Per Capita Income $38,022


Total Housing Units 268 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 141 (52.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $326,000
Average Home Value $330,142


Total Households 234
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 159
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.36% -0.62%
Households -0.36% -0.61%
Families -0.37% -0.64%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   3.31%

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, 2018 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 # 489 10th
Population Density # 506 7th
Diversity Index # 323 41st
Median Household Income # 317 42nd
Per Capita Income # 310 43rd

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