Hamburg, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hamburg, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Hamburg had a population of 3,414 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Hamburg is located at latitude 41.1487 and longitude -74.5734 in Sussex County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Hamburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Sussex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 466 feet.

The Borough of Hamburg (GNIS ID: 885241) 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 Hamburg 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 Hamburg: Hamburgh.

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


Total Population 3,414
Daytime Population: Workers 896
Daytime Population: Residents 1,611
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,507
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 3,410
Population in Familes 2,743
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 2,989
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $59,871
Average Household Income $76,157
Per Capita Income $31,676


Total Housing Units 1,530 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,089 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 329 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $226,389
Average Home Value $233,379


Total Households 1,418
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 918
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 0.57% -0.08%
Households 0.54% -0.1%
Families 0.52% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Hamburg, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hamburg 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 # 328 40th
Population Density # 225 59th
Diversity Index # 345 37th
Median Household Income # 404 26th
Per Capita Income # 379 31st

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