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Parsippany-Troy Hills is a township in Morris County, in the New York metro area.

The community was named for an Indian tribe.

The latitude of Parsippany-Troy Hills is 40.85N. The longitude is -74.441W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 269 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 50,649.


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$68,133
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Parsippany-Troy Hills demographic reports
First developed as a summer community for residents of New York and Newark.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 25. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 0.5 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Jane Krakowski, actress
Historic sites and museums: Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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11% of Parsippany-Troy Hills residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Parsippany-Troy Hills ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Parsippany-Troy Hills was $32,220, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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43% of Parsippany-Troy Hills residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Parsippany-Troy Hills, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $771.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,750.


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Newspapers in Parsippany-Troy Hills include Daily Journal, Daily Record

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Morris County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Parsippany-Troy Hills political report.

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Parsippany-Troy Hills restaurants taking online reservations include Ruth's Chris Steak House - Parsippany ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Parsippany-Troy Hills workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 20 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Parsippany-Troy Hills between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.

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