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Hackettstown is a town in Warren County, in the Allentown-Bethlehem metro area.

The community was named after Samuel Hackett, landowner

The latitude of Hackettstown is 40.853N. The longitude is -74.829W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 571 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 10,403.


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Median household income
Local
$51,955
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Hackettstown demographic reports
Hackettstown is in the Musconetcong River valley
Former and merged names include:
· Helm's Mills
· Musconetcong
Home of the M&M (Mars Candy)
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 14. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.3 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread
Local festivals include:
  • Latin Fiesta - April 14, 2007
Dates often change. Check Hackettstown web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Allamuchy Mountain State Park, Stephens State Park
Colleges and universities: Centenary College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Hackettstown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Warren County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Allentown-Bethlehem area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07874 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Hackettstown residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hackettstown ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hackettstown was $24,742, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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24% of Hackettstown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Hackettstown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $648.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,468.


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Libraries in Hackettstown include Hackettstown Free Public Library, Northeastern Branch ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Hackettstown include Warren Reporter

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

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

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Hotels in Hackettstown include Inn at Panther Valley.

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