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

The latitude of Delaware is 40.45N. The longitude is -74.958W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 338 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,478.


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Median household income
Local
$80,756
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Delaware demographic reports
Delaware is on the Delaware River
Encompasses the communities of Sergeantsville, Rosemont, Sandy Ridge, Raven Rock and Locktown
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 0. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Bulls Island Natural Area

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Delaware demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hunterdon 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 08551 ZIP code.

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19% of Delaware residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Delaware ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Delaware was $38,285, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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39% of Delaware residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Delaware, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,031.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,069.


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Newspapers in Delaware include Lambertville Beacon

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

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The average commute time for Delaware workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Delaware include Silver Maple Farm B&B.

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NJ communities formerly known as Delaware:
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