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Roxbury is a township in Morris County, in the New York metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New Jersey named Roxbury. For links to other places called Roxbury, NJ, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Roxbury is 40.858N. The longitude is -74.658W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 784 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 23,883.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Roxbury demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Morris County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Newark area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07856 ZIP code.
15% of Roxbury residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Roxbury ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Roxbury was $30,174, compared with $21,587 nationally.
34% of Roxbury residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Roxbury, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $704. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,718.
Newspapers in Roxbury include Roxbury Register
Morris County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Roxbury political report.
The average commute time for Roxbury workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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