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The Borough of Sussex had a population of 2,208 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Sussex is located at latitude 41.2098 and longitude -74.6077 in Sussex County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Sussex encompass a land area of 0.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Sussex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 443 feet.
The Borough of Sussex (GNIS ID: 885414) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Sussex: Decker Town, Deckertown.
|Total Population||2,208 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,164 (98.0%)|
|Population in Families||1,653 (74.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||44 ( 2.0%)|
|Median Household Income||$45,092|
|Average Household Income||$64,656|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||20%|
|Per Capita Income||$27,705|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,054 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||341 (32.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||604 (57.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||109 (10.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$216,422|
|Average Home Value||$273,974|
|Housing Affordability Index3||84|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.51%|
|Per Capita Income||0.71%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.12%|
The table below compares Sussex to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 390||29th|
|Population Density||# 178||68th|
|Median Household Income||# 512||6th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 90||17th|
|Per Capita Income||# 489||10th|
|Diversity Index||# 318||42nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.