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Washington is a township in Morris County, in the New York metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New Jersey named Washington. For links to other places called Washington, NJ, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Washington is 40.791N. The longitude is -74.8W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,089 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 17,592.


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Median household income
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$97,763
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Washington demographic reports
Washington is on the Musconetcong River and the South Branch of the Raritan River
Nearby parks & recreation: Hacklebarney State Park
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Washington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Morris County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07853 ZIP code.

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16% of Washington residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Washington ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Washington was $37,489, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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53% of Washington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Washington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $899.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,040.


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

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The average commute time for Washington workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other NJ communities named Washington:
  �Warren County borough
  �Gloucester County township
  �Burlington County township
  �Bergen County township
  �Mercer County township
  �Warren County township

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