Profile for Jefferson, New Jersey, NJ
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Jefferson is a township in Morris County, in the New York metro area.
The latitude of Jefferson is 40.958N. The longitude is -74.591W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,020 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 19,717.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Jefferson demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 8. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.4 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
- Jefferson Township Day - July 14, 2007
- Jefferson Township Fall Family Festival - Sept. 8, 2007
Dates often change. Check Jefferson web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Jefferson Community Players
Nearby parks & recreation:
Mahlon Dickerson Reservation, Lake Hopatcong
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)
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Ancestry & family history
16% of Jefferson residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jefferson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jefferson was $27,950, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Jefferson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Jefferson festival dates:
Fairs, festivals & other events
- Jefferson Township Day - J
- Jefferson Township Fall Family Festival - S
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Jefferson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $754. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,489.
Libraries in Jefferson include Jefferson Twp Public Library ... View libraries
Morris County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jefferson political report.
The average commute time for Jefferson workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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