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

The community was named for Sussex, England.

The latitude of Sussex is 41.209N. The longitude is -74.608W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 449 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,180.


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Median household income
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$36,172
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sussex demographic reports
Sussex is in the Wallkill Valley
Former and merged names include:
· Deckertown
Nearby parks & recreation: High Point State Park
Historic sites and museums: Van Bunschooten Museum

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Ancestry & family history

15% of Sussex residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sussex ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sussex was $18,866, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Sussex residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Sussex, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $582.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,234.


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Libraries in Sussex include Sussex-Wantage Branch Library No. DiSaint ... View libraries

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National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WNJP.

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

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The average commute time for Sussex workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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