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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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Lake Hopatcong a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Lake Hopatcong has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Lake Hopatcong’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Lake Hopatcong is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Lake Hopatcong, the average commute to work is 36.42 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Even though Lake Hopatcong is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The education level of Lake Hopatcong citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 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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