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Sussex County is the northernmost County in New Jersey and is the part of the New York City metropolitan area. By 2010 United States statics, the Sussex County has 149,265 residents, as described in the 2000 statics, populous increased from 1, 44,166 to 5,099 (3.5%) and making Sussex County the 17th-most populous county among the state's 21 counties.By 2010 The Bureau of Economic Exploration ranked the county as having the 131st-highest per capita income of all 3,113 counties in the United States.Due to its topography, Sussex County is relatively rural and forest area. The County Skylands New Jersey Commerce, Economic Growth, & Tourism Commission, a campaign to promote tourism in the region - the part of the word. In the year 1960, the decline of these industries, the urban areas of New Jersey, Sussex County absorbed from the elite of the population has become a bedroom community, Sussex County financial system is agriculture (mainly dairy) and is based on the mining industry. Recent studies have shown that 60% of Sussex County residents who are seeking or maintaining employment in New York City or New Jersey County outside of suburban and urban areas are expected to work.

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      Sussex County Demographics
Sussex County Population, 2011 estimate Population is 148,500
Sussex County Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base Population is 149,200
Sussex CountyPopulation, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011 Population is -0.5%
Sussex County Population, 2010 Population is 149,200
Sussex County Persons under 5 years, percent, 2011 Population is 5.0%
Sussex County Persons under 18 years, percent, 2011 Population is 23.0%
Sussex County Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2011 Population is 12.0%
Sussex County Female persons, percent, 2011 Population is 50.0%
Sussex County White persons, percent, 2011 (a) Population is 94.0%
Sussex County Black persons, percent, 2011 (a) Population is 2.0%
Sussex County American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2011 (a) Population is 0.2%
Sussex County Asian persons, percent, 2011 (a) Population is 1.0%
Sussex County Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander persons, percent, 2011 (a) Population is 0.1%
Sussex County Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2011 Population is 1.0%
Sussex County Persons of Hispanic or Latino Origin, percent, 2011 (b) Population is 6.0%
Sussex County White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2011 Population is 88.5%
Sussex County Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2007-2011 Population is 92.0%
Sussex CountyForeign born persons, percent, 2007-2011 Population is 7.0%
Sussex CountyBachelor Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2007-2011 Population is 31.0%
Sussex County Veterans, 2007-2011 Population is 9,900
Sussex County Housing units, 2011 Population is 62,200
Sussex CountyHomeownership rate, 2007-2011 Population is 85.1%
Sussex County Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2007-2011 Population is 13.0%
Sussex CountyHouseholds, 2007-2011 Population is 55,500
Sussex County Persons per household, 2007-2011 Population is 2.60%
Sussex CountyPersons below poverty level, percent, 2007-2011 Population is 4.0%

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      Sussex County Education
Sussex County municipalities are separated into nine local and regional public high school districts. In various municipalities there are two or more primary or grammar schools. The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association of Schools and Interscholastic Sports (NJSIAA) granted by the competition of other sporting activities. In 2010, NJSIAA state-wide sports leagues rationalized into regional meetings. Prior to the reorganization, the top ten schools in the Sussex County Interscholastic League (SCIL) under the sponsorships of the competition. SCIL and other Morris and Warren County high schools are now under the Northwest Jersey Athletic Conference contest. Sussex County Community College (SCCC) is a 167-acre, County Route 519, Swartswood Road and Plotts Road in Newton, is a two-year community college in the middle of the campus. SCCC start operations in the year 1982 and fully launched in the actions of the Commission in the year 1993, the Middle States Association of Colleges and schools of higher education Today, Sussex County Community College, 37 associate degree and 11 certificate programs and 58% of full-time attendance records, includes records of 4,200 students.

      Sussex County History
On June 8, 1753, Sussex County was created, the first European settlement in the county, Sussex, stated that many amateur alike, circa 1640 Old Mine Road building and near the Delaware Water Gap, a copper mine in a "Dutch of miners' organization". French and Indian War (1756-1763), American Revolutionary War (1775-1783) and then as a result of disruption of the Indian removals from the Eastern United States, the groups are now living in the United States and Ontario (Canada), and Wisconsin, and Oklahoma.Using a line drawn from the juncture of the Flat Brook and Delaware River in a southeasterly direction to the Musconetcong River running through Yellow Frame in present-day Fredon Township the state government eventually voted to divide Sussex County in two.In the year 1824, November 20, the County of Warren County, Sussex, was formed from the southern territory.

      Sussex County Transportation
Sussex County Interstate 80 passes through the extreme southern tip of Sussex County solely in Byram. Sussex County is assisted by a number of roads connecting it to the rest of the state and to both Pennsylvania and New York. Interstate 84 passes just yards north of Sussex County, but never enters New Jersey. New Jersey Route 15, Route 23, Route 94, Route 181, Route 183, and Route 284 pass through the county, such as the U.S. Route 206.By the end of 2012, Sussex County's only railroad line ops Sparta, Vernon and Hardyston dedicated urban transport service. This is New York, Susquehanna & Western Railroad and CSX Transportation operates. Sussex Airport (FAA LID FWN) Wantage is privately owned and is located in the township. It is a 3/21 ranks of 3,499 feet (1,066 m) above sea level and has a runway and 421 feet (128 m) above sea level.

      Sussex County Attractions
Sussex Skylands
New Jersey Skylands
Sussex County Chamber's Calendar of Events
Sussex County Chamber of Commerce
Sussex County Fairgrounds
Space Farms Zoo and Museum
Olde Lafayette Village
Heaven Hill Farm
Westfall Winery

      Sussex County Parks
Allamuchy State Park
Edison Acres Park
Flatbrook Fish and Wildlife Management Area
Hainesville Fish and Wildlife Management Area
Hamburg Mountain Wildlife Management Area
High Point State Park
Musconetcong State Park
Sea View Park
Sparta Glen Park
Swartswood State Park
Ungerman Field
Walpack Fish and Wildlife Management Area
Whittingham Fish and Wildlife Management Area

      Sussex County Museums
Barrett House Museum
Dar Elias Van Bunschooten Museum
Foster-armstrong house
Franklin Mineral Museum
Garris Center
Monroe Stone Schoolhouse
Neldon-Roberts Stonehouse
Newton Fire Museum
Old Schoolhouse/Firehouse Museum
Space Farms zoo & Museum
Sterling Hill Mining Museum

      Sussex County religions
Sussex County Catholic Church Population is 70%
Sussex County Presbyterian Church USA Population is 6%
Sussex County United Methodist Church Population is 6%
Sussex County Jewish Population is (6%)
Sussex County Other Population is 12%
Sussex County Percent Religious Population is 48.11%
Sussex County LDSPopulation is 0.30%
Sussex County Baptist Population is 0.37%
Sussex County Episcopalian Population is 0.85%
Sussex CountyPentecostal Population is 0.13%
Sussex CountyLutheran Population is 1.43%
Sussex County Methodist Population is 2.76%
Sussex County Presbyterian Population is 2.18%
Sussex County Other Christian Population is 1.55%
Sussex County Jewish Population is 0.04%
Sussex County Eastern Population is 0.51%
Sussex County Islam Population is 0.00%

      Sussex County Tax
Sussex County Unemployment Rate is 6.90%
Sussex County Recent Job Growth is 3.70%
Sussex County Future Job Growth is 40.60%
Sussex County Sales Taxes is 0.00%
Sussex County Income Taxes is 5.50%
Sussex County Income per Cap is $25,000
Sussex County Household Income is $48,700
Sussex County Income Less Than 15K is 11.50%
Sussex County Income between 15K and 25K is 10.80%
Sussex County Income between 25K and 35K is 11.70%
Sussex County Income between 35K and 50K is 17.20%
Sussex County Income between 50K and 75K is 22.50%
Sussex County Income between 75K and 100K is 12.36%
Sussex County Income between 100K and 150K is 9.30%
Sussex County Income between 150K and 250K is 3.40%
Sussex County Income between 250K and 500K is 1.20%
Sussex County Income greater than 500K is 0.10%
Sussex County Management, Business, and Financial Operations is 11.40%
Sussex County Professional and Related Occupations is 16.10%
Sussex County Service is 16.80%
Sussex County Sales and Office is 25.40%
Sussex County Farming, Fishing, and Forestry is 1.20%
Sussex County Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance is 12.80%
Sussex County Production, Transportation, and Material Moving is 16.20%

      Sussex County Government
Chosen Freeholders, elected at the Sussex County three years of work by Seats on the five-member board are elected on a amazed basis over three years, with two seats available in the first year, two seats the following, and then one seat. All terms of office starts on January 1 and end on December 31.Freeholders County's daily management oversee the appointment of a county manager and "county's administrative divisions, departments, institutions and direct, manage or guide" to set the policy of the Board of Chosen Freeholders directives ".County government oversees the municipal level, many services are provided by the comparison, before 1911, two from each township board of freeholders they elected annually. Sussex County in rural and least populated counties in the state over the next 80 years, between them, has chosen Freeholders of the County of Sussex, the three members of the board is Increased from three to five members of the Board in 1992.County Board of chosen Freeholders, three County-wide constitutional officers, and the County's 24 municipalities and 108 municipal offices and some but not all of the Republicans retained a total of five members.

      Sussex County Geography
According to the 2010 statics, the county has a total area of 535.74 square miles of which 519.01 square miles is of land and 16.73 square miles consists of water. This area adapts to nearly 343,000 acres. It is the fourth-largest of the state's 21 counties in terms of Area. Sussex County has a humid continental climate, due to its higher altitudes in a cold climate; it is located in northwestern New Jersey. It generally has a humid exothermal climate, from which there is no state. In recent years, average temperatures in the county seat of Newton, 17 less starting from F (-8 C) on January, 84 biggest F (29 C) in July. Average monthly precipitation in February is 2.86 inches and in June to 4.76 inches.

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