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Netcong is a borough in Morris County, in the New York metro area.

The community name derives from Algonquian for "rapid stream"

The latitude of Netcong is 40.898N. The longitude is -74.706W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 866 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,580.


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Median household income
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$55,000
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Netcong demographic reports
Netcong is on Lake Musconetcong
Settled by workers from nearby mines and iron works
Nearby parks & recreation: Hopatcong State Park
Netcong attractions: Wild West City
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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14% of Netcong residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Netcong ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Netcong was $23,472, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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22% of Netcong residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Netcong, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $688.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,515.


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Libraries in Netcong include Netcong Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Netcong workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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