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Chatham is a borough in Morris County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named for William Pitt, earl of Chatham.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New Jersey named Chatham. For links to other places called Chatham, NJ, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Chatham is 40.740N. The longitude is -74.384W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 233 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,440.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Chatham demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Morris County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Newark area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07928 ZIP code.
13% of Chatham residents report German ancestry, and 24% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chatham ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chatham was $53,027, compared with $21,587 nationally.
67% of Chatham residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Chatham, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,018. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,182.
Libraries in Chatham include Chatham Joint Free Public Library ... View libraries
Morris County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chatham political report.
Chatham restaurants taking online reservations include Serenade ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Chatham workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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