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Pohatcong is a township in Warren County, in the Allentown-Bethlehem metro area.

The community was named after the river, which is an Indian term for "stream outlet"

The latitude of Pohatcong is 40.633N. The longitude is -75.141W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 194 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,416.


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Median household income
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$52,188
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Pohatcong demographic reports
Pohatcong is on the Musconetcong River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 10. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.9 per 1,000 people.

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22% of Pohatcong residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pohatcong ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pohatcong was $24,754, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Pohatcong residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Pohatcong, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $619.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,259.


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Warren County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pohatcong political report.

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The average commute time for Pohatcong workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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