Roxbury, NJ

Population: 12,359
Median Home Sale: $343,750
Median Household Income: $96,524
Median Commute: 36.00
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Roxbury Township in New Jersey was formed in December of 1740, and is located in Morris County, New Jersey. Roxbury was formally incorporated as a township on February 21, 1798, state’s first group of 104 townships. In its early history Roxbury held many of the iron mines and forges that supplied George Washington and his soldiers of the Continental Army. The building of the Morris Canal in 1827 led to another time of growth for the community. The town became a hub for the canal works with lake Hopatcong as a major source of water for the canal works. With their arrival in the 1880s two major railroads took over most of the commercial transportation business in the area leading to another growth boom for the township. Roxbury Township includes the towns of Succasunna, Landing, Read More +
Roxbury Township in New Jersey was formed in December of 1740, and is located in Morris County, New Jersey. Roxbury was formally incorporated as a township on February 21, 1798, state’s first group of 104 townships. In its early history Roxbury held many of the iron mines and forges that supplied George Washington and his soldiers of the Continental Army.

The building of the Morris Canal in 1827 led to another time of growth for the community. The town became a hub for the canal works with lake Hopatcong as a major source of water for the canal works. With their arrival in the 1880s two major railroads took over most of the commercial transportation business in the area leading to another growth boom for the township.

Roxbury Township includes the towns of Succasunna, Landing, Kenvil and Ledgewood. According to the 2010 census 23,324 people lived in the township, spaced throughout approximately 8,292 households. Of the households in the township 36% had children under the age of 18 and over 65% of the households were held by married couples.

Roxbury is a welcoming and historic community that is part of the backbone of early American history. Today real estate options available in the township varies from small rental apartments, to homes for sale with small yards to large homes with spacious lawns. Local parks and playgrounds encourage outdoor play and activities for all ages.Annual events like the Easter egg hunt at Imagination Station Playground at Horseshoe Lake encourages community togetherness. And the Roxbury Township Historical Society periodically holds events revealing the history of the area.

Education in the Roxbury township is overseen by Roxbury School District. There are four K-4 elementary schools to serve the little ones of the town, Franklin, Jefferson, Kennedy and Nixon Elementary schools. Children in 5th and 6th grade attend Lincoln / Roosevelt School. Students in 7-8 grade attend Eisenhower Middle School. Students 9-12 grade attend classes at Roxbury High School.

With comfortable homes for sale, excellent schools, unique cultural experiences, one of a kind rental opportunities and a rich history Roxbury has everything you need.

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Area and Demographic Info for Flanders, New Jersey (07836)

Median Age: 39.70 Median Home Sales Price: $343,750 Median Household Income: $96,524 Median Commute Time: 36.00 mins


  • Population: 12,359
  • Population Density: 774/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 0.81%
  • Education Climate : 4
  • Married : 5,677
  • Number of Households : 4,510
  • Households with children: 1,899
  • Average Household Size : 2.76
  • Annual Residential Turnover : 7.44%
  • Change in Average Household Income : 10.69%
  • Closest Major Sports Team: NEW JERSEY DEVILS
  • Closest Airport: Newark Liberty International
  • Closest College: CENTENARY COLLEGE
  • Closest Jr. College: COUNTY COLLEGE OF MORRIS

What are the Occupancy Rates?

Vacant Owned Rented
177 2903 1607

How Do People Get to Work?

Drive Public Transportation Walk / Bike / Other Work at Home
4939 119 53 258

Population by Sex(%)

Male Female
49.72 50.28

White/Blue Collar Jobs

White Collar Blue Collar
31 69

Population by Age

0-45-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-84 85+
780745914126663158564465485611591151914661544386231143 94

Population by Ethnicity

White Hispanic Black Asian Native American Hawian Other
10459 1028 514 896 18 2 298

Population by Education

Less than 9th Grade Some High School Some College Associates Degree Bachelors Degree Graduate
220 157 1331 651 2587 1312

Households by Income (in thousands of dollars)

0-1010-1515-2020-2525-3030-3535-4040-4545-5050-6060-7575-100100-125125-150150-200200-250250-500 500+
16498132952810421467100261461604485525909105144 12

Median Income by Age

< 25 25-44 45-64 > 65
64637 99947 125617 63544

Employees by Occupation

Management Technology Retail Sales Protective Services Agriculture Construction Transportation
406 149 961 37 12 298 422

Employees by Industry

Agriculture Mining Construction Manufacturing Transportation Wholesale Retail Finance & Real Estate Service Public
32 0 381 637 156 181 1091 253 318 107

Rent Estimate (in dollars) Estimate includes shelter + utilities

Studio 1 Bedroom 2 Bedroom 3 Bedroom 4 Bedroom
1025 1063 1269 1637 1871

Crime

Total Personal Murder Rape Robbery Assault Property Burglary Larceny Vehicle Theft
6 7 15 8 4 3 5 4 6 5

Household Expenses

Total Insurance Apparel Education Entertainment Food Healthcare Housing Transportation Utilities
130 147 130 152 135 126 122 136 133 123

Natural Disasters

Earthquake Total Weather Hail Hurricane Tornado Wind
93 79 65 92 44 199

Pollution

Air Ozone Carbon Monoxide Lead NO2 Particulates(PM10)
91 92 122 78 85 79

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Local School Data for Flanders, New Jersey (07836)

Preschool

School Name Distance Type Grades
THE GODDARD SCHOOL 0.47 mi PRIVATE PRESCHOOL-K
KIDDIE ACADEMY OF MT OLIVE 2.5 mi PRIVATE PRESCHOOL-K

Elementary

School Name Distance Type Grades
THE GODDARD SCHOOL 0.47 mi PRIVATE PRESCHOOL-K
TINC ROAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 0.61 mi PUBLIC K-5
MOUNTAIN VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 1.57 mi PUBLIC K-5
KIDDIE ACADEMY OF MT OLIVE 2.5 mi PRIVATE PRESCHOOL-K

High

School Name Distance Type Grades
MT OLIVE HIGH SCHOOL 0.69 mi PUBLIC 9-12

Adult Other

School Name Distance Type Grades
TINC ROAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 0.61 mi PUBLIC K-5
MT OLIVE HIGH SCHOOL 0.69 mi PUBLIC 9-12

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