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Califon is a borough in Hunterdon County, in the New York metro area.

The community was named for the state of California, in honor of a resident who had returned from the gold rush.

The latitude of Califon is 40.719N. The longitude is -74.836W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 479 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,060.


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Median household income
Local
$76,657
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Califon demographic reports
Califon is on the South Branch of the Raritan River.
Former and merged names include:
· California
Local festivals include:
  • Harvest Fest - Oct. 7, 2007
Dates often change. Check Califon web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic routes: Califon Train Station

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Califon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hunterdon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07830 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Califon residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Califon ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Califon was $31,064, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

42% of Califon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Califon include Califon Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Califon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $875.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,815.


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

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The average commute time for Califon workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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