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ZIP Code 07849

Primary City:Lake Hopatcong, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Morris County
Timezone: Eastern (1:01am)
Coordinates:40.97, -74.60
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07849

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 07849. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 07849. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 07849, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Lake Hopatcong, NJ
Acceptable:
Lk Hopatcong

Stats and Demographics for the 07849 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07849 is located in north New Jersey and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 07849 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 07849 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,054
Population Density 1,223 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,831
Median Home Value $349,500
Land Area 7.40 sq mi
Water Area 2.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,386
Median Household Income $90,505

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male302346310321242213236359447430399329261170102813126
Female269314271280192201288385400407427293233165110945367
Total5716605816014344145247448478378266224943352121758493

Gender

 Male 4,605 51%
 Female 4,449 49%
Gender

Race

 White 7,723 85.3%
 Black Or African American 221 2.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5 0.1%
 Asian 758 8.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 193 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 154 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2725571881557429915447
Renter331041051287533163
Total6035982394364933217050

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,954 58%
 Single Guardian 451 13%
 Singles 750 22%
 Singles With Roommate 231 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,123 63%
 Households with Kids 1,263 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5561606588706164637155636457647274624941
Female5457575456686952695256515260546179513539
Total1091181171191441381301161321231111141161171181331531138480

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07849 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 07849 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 2000s. Looking at 07849 real estate data, the median home value of $349,500 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 07849. Rentals in 07849 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 07849 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,052 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,297 60%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 592 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 497 13%
 Households Vacant 445 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 40 9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 58 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 266 60%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 67 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 105 35%
 2 Bedroom 106 35%
 3+ Bedroom 88 29%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $90,505 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 07849 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. In 07849 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,500 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,415 20%
 No Earnings 2,164 31%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 3,500 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,415 20%
 No Earnings 2,164 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,935 90.9%
 Public transportation 130 3.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 16 0.4%
 Worked at Home 241 5.6%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 07849 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 126 4.1%
 High School Graduate 1,589 51.9%
 Associate's degree 183 6.0%
 Bachelor's degree 832 27.2%
 Master's degree 260 8.5%
 Professional school degree 15 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 54 1.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,623 79.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 232 11.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 191 9.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07849

ZIP Code 07849 is in the Jefferson Township School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07849.

Ellen T. Briggs Elementary School
1 Jefferson Dr
Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson Township School District

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