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Andover is a borough in Sussex County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named for Andover Mine, a tract of land once owned by the heirs of William Penn
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New Jersey named Andover. For links to other places called Andover, NJ, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Andover is 40.985N. The longitude is -74.742W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 646 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 663.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Andover 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 07821 ZIP code.
17% of Andover residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Andover ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Andover was $25,914, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Andover residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Andover, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $671. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,369.
Sussex County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Andover political report.
The average commute time for Andover workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Andover include Knights Inn.
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