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The Borough of Sussex had a population of 2,193 as of July 1, 2021.
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 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||2,193 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,151 (98.1%)|
|Population in Families||1,638 (74.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||42 ( 1.9%)|
|Median Household Income||$52,220|
|Average Household Income||$69,176|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||18%|
|Per Capita Income||$29,780|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,057 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||437 (41.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||506 (47.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||114 (10.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$222,778|
|Average Home Value||$341,819|
|Housing Affordability Index3||93|
|Average Household Size||2.28|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.95%|
|Per Capita Income||1.9%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.77%|
The table below compares Sussex to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 176||68th|
|Median Household Income||# 498||9th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 119||22nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 484||11th|
|Diversity Index||# 306||44th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.