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Andover is a township in Sussex County, in the New York metro area. [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 41.033N. The longitude is -74.716W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 597 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,033.
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, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07848 ZIP code.
20% of Andover residents report German ancestry, and 19% 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 $29,180, compared with $21,587 nationally.
29% 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 $920. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,478.
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 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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