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Hopatcong, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Hopatcong had a population of 14,801 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Hopatcong is located at latitude 40.9516 and longitude -74.6624 in Sussex County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Hopatcong (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.85 sq. miles and a water area of 1.47 sq. miles. Sussex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,017 feet.

The Borough of Hopatcong (GNIS ID: 885259) 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 Hopatcong 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 Hopatcong: Brookland, Brooklyn.

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


Total Population 14,801
Daytime Population: Workers 1,471
Daytime Population: Residents 7,099
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,570
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 14,783
Population in Familes 12,594
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 1,364
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $91,199
Average Household Income $101,813
Per Capita Income $37,989


Total Housing Units 6,229 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,796 (77.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 720 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 713 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $263,481
Average Home Value $317,634


Total Households 5,516
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 4,013
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 -0.32% -0.53%
Households -0.34% -0.55%
Families -0.34% -0.54%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Hopatcong, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hopatcong 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 # 79 86th
Population Density # 391 28th
Diversity Index # 287 48th
Median Household Income # 180 67th
Per Capita Income # 281 49th

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