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About Lake Hopatcong
Lake Hopatcong is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 10,798 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lake Hopatcong is the 192nd largest community in New Jersey.
Housing costs in Lake Hopatcong are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.
Unlike some towns, Lake Hopatcong isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lake Hopatcong are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lake Hopatcong is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lake Hopatcong who work in management occupations (13.51%), office and administrative support (12.43%) and sales jobs (12.05%).
Also of interest is that Lake Hopatcong has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Lake Hopatcong is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Lake Hopatcong really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Lake Hopatcong perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Lake Hopatcong, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.42 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
In Lake Hopatcong, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Lake Hopatcong is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The citizens of Lake Hopatcong are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 36.83% of adults in Lake Hopatcong have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lake Hopatcong in 2010 was $39,440, which is upper middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $157,760 for a family of four.
Lake Hopatcong is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Lake Hopatcong home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lake Hopatcong residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lake Hopatcong include Italian, Irish, German, Polish and English.
The most common language spoken in Lake Hopatcong is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|LAKE HOPATCONG INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||4,005|
|LAKE HOPATCONG HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||90.27%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||9.73%|
|TYPE OF LAKE HOPATCONG HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||89.94%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||0.53%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||3.91%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||3.39%|
|SIZE OF LAKE HOPATCONG HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.78%|
|AGE OF LAKE HOPATCONG HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||16.27%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||17.39%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||58.78%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||7.55%|
|LAKE HOPATCONG REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$322,257|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,149|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $46,000||0.71%|
|$46,001 - $92,000||1.52%|
|$92,001 - $184,000||7.42%|
|$184,001 - $276,000||29.35%|
|$276,001 - $367,000||25.84%|
|$367,001 - $459,000||17.17%|
|$459,001 - $689,000||16.66%|
|$689,001 - $919,000||0.94%|
|PEOPLE OF LAKE HOPATCONG||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.23%|
|5 TO 17||17.87%|
|18 TO 24||7.02%|
|25 TO 34||10.56%|
|35 TO 54||35.84%|
|55 TO 64||12.42%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||10.06%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.32%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$91,486|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$39,440|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.41%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Retail (11.70%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (10.13%)
Public Service (3.70%)
Information Technology (3.16%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||3.10%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.07%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.05%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.93%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.03%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||7.89%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (18.59%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (86.33%)
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