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Boonton is a township in Morris County, in the New York metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New Jersey named Boonton. For links to other places called Boonton, NJ, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Boonton is 40.933N. The longitude is -74.425W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 512 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,287.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Boonton 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 07046 ZIP code.
18% of Boonton residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Boonton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Boonton was $45,014, compared with $21,587 nationally.
46% of Boonton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Boonton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $980. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,103.
Morris County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Boonton political report.
The average commute time for Boonton workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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