Andover, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Andover, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Andover had a population of 614 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Andover: Andover Furnace.

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Andover, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 614
Daytime Population: Workers 331
Daytime Population: Residents 260
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 591
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 614
Population in Familes 485
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 423
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $77,646
Average Household Income $95,179
Per Capita Income $37,824


Total Housing Units 272 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 149 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $288,393
Average Home Value $311,745


Total Households 244
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 166
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.18% -0.13%
Households 0.17% -0.16%
Families 0.17% -0.12%
Median Household Income   3.15%
Per Capita Income   3.11%

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, 2017 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 # 487 11th
Population Density # 506 7th
Diversity Index # 335 38th
Median Household Income # 281 49th
Per Capita Income # 285 48th

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