Stanhope, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Stanhope, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Stanhope had a population of 3,432 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Stanhope is located at latitude 40.913 and longitude -74.7029 in Sussex County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Stanhope (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.35 sq. miles. Sussex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 837 feet.

The Borough of Stanhope (GNIS ID: 885408) 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.

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


Total Population 3,432
Population in Households 3,422
Population in Familes 2,836
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 1,870
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $90,889
Average Household Income $106,212
Per Capita Income $41,022


Total Housing Units 1,472 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,085 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 237 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 150 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $256,333
Average Home Value $282,396


Total Households 1,322
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 903
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 -0.61% -0.67%
Households -0.66% -0.67%
Families -0.7% -0.7%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Stanhope, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stanhope 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 # 326 40th
Population Density # 343 37th
Diversity Index # 328 40th
Median Household Income # 209 62nd
Per Capita Income # 267 51st

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