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Hopatcong is a borough in Sussex County, in the New York metro area.
The community name derives from an Indian term variously translated as "stone over water," "hill above still water" and "pipe for smoking"
The latitude of Hopatcong is 40.932N. The longitude is -74.659W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,017 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 16,097.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hopatcong demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sussex 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 07843 ZIP code.
16% of Hopatcong residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hopatcong ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hopatcong was $26,698, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Hopatcong residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hopatcong, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $778. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,401.
Sussex County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hopatcong political report.
The average commute time for Hopatcong workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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