Crandon Lakes, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Crandon Lakes, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Crandon Lakes Census Designated Place had a population of 1,200 as of July 1, 2017. Crandon Lakes ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Crandon Lakes is located at latitude 41.1227 and longitude -74.8405 in Sussex County. The formal boundaries for the Crandon Lakes Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Sussex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 856 feet.

The Crandon Lakes Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389370) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Crandon Lakes Census Designated Place is located within Township of Hampton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sussex County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Crandon Lakes population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 1,200
Daytime Population: Workers 85
Daytime Population: Residents 539
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 624
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.52
Population in Households 1,200
Population in Familes 1,053
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 470
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $83,228
Average Household Income $104,961
Per Capita Income $37,941


Total Housing Units 521 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 414 (79.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 ( 6.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $270,522
Average Home Value $304,964


Total Households 448
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 345
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 0.26% -0.12%
Households 0.22% -0.09%
Families 0.45% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   3.27%

Crandon Lakes, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crandon Lakes 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 # 452 17th
Population Density # 494 10th
Diversity Index # 500 8th
Median Household Income # 226 59th
Per Capita Income # 283 48th

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