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Jefferson is a township in Morris County, in the New York metro area.
The latitude of Jefferson is 40.958N. The longitude is -74.591W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,020 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 19,717.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Jefferson 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 07849 ZIP code.
16% of Jefferson residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jefferson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jefferson was $27,950, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Jefferson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Jefferson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $754. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,489.
Libraries in Jefferson include Jefferson Twp Public Library ... View libraries
Morris County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jefferson political report.
The average commute time for Jefferson workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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