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Boonton Town, NJ Community Information

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History:

Boonton became a separate municipality, and was incorporated as a Town under a charter granted by the State Legislature in March, 1867. The area within the limits of the new Town was formerly part of the old Townships of Pequannock and Hanover. Under the charter, the new Town was governed by a seven-man Board of Trustees, but, by an amendment to the charter in 1872, authority was vested in the Mayor and Common Council, now known as the Mayor and Board of Aldermen. Boonton's charter of 1867 was a milestone in the long history of the Town. More than a century earlier the village of Boonetown (Booneton, Boonton) was established on the Rockaway River, about a mile and a half downstream from the center of the present Town. As early as 1747, Obadiah Baldwin operated an iron refining forge at that place, where water power was in ample supply, and raw materials, such as iron ore and wood for charcoal, were not too far away. Under David Ogden, the owner of the site and a large tract of surrounding land, and, later, under his son, Samuel, the ironworks was enlarged, and a village of workmen and their families emerged. This village was named by the Ogdens "Boone-Towne" in honor of the Colonial Governor, Thomas Boone, in the year 1761.

General Information:

Town Name: Boonton Town
City Hall: Boonton Townhall
Address: 100 Washington St., Boonton Town NJ 07005
Phone Number: 973-402-9410
Land Area: 2.45 square miles
Distance to NYC: 32 miles
Town Website: http://www.boonton.org
Library Website: http://www.boontonholmeslibrary.org/
Water Service:
Gas & Electric:
  • Quick Facts
    Population: 8,483 Population Density / Mile: 3,634
    Median Age: 41.5 Number of Households: 3,281
    Average Household Size: 2.55 Households with Children: 1,012
    Median Household Income: $90,700
  • Population
    Population: 8,483 Population Density / Mile: 3,634
    % Change in Population Since 2010: -.13% Male Population: 4,286
    Female Population: 4,197 Median Age: 41.5
  • Households
    Number of Households: 3,281 Average Household Size: 2.55
    Households with Children: 1,012 Households without Children: 1,142
    Family Households: 2,154 Non-Family Households: 278
  • Income
    Median Household Income: $90,700 Average Household Income: $106,317
    Per Capita Income: $41,703 Average Total Household Expenditure: $51,134
  • Education
    Educational Climate Index: 4

    1 = Low, 5 = High

    The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

  • Employment
Annual Precipitation: 50.94 Average January Low Temperature: 18.7
Average January High Temperature: 36.1 Average July Low Temperature: 62.7
Average July High Temperature: 84.5  
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ATTRACTIONS - RECREATION  34 Locations
AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES  46 Locations
BANKS - FINANCIAL  40 Locations
EATING - DRINKING  69 Locations
FARM - RANCH  1 Locations
GOVERNMENT - PUBLIC  5 Locations
HEALTH CARE SERVICES  52 Locations
HOSPITALITY  3 Locations
ORGANIZATIONS - ASSOCIATIONS  22 Locations
PERSONAL SERVICES  346 Locations
PET SERVICES  2 Locations
SHOPPING  207 Locations
TRAVEL  20 Locations
School Information:
BOONTON HIGH SCHOOL Details/Map
JOHN HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
SCHOOL STREET SCHOOL Details/Map
New Jersey School Performance Reports:
Boonton High (Secondary School) View Report
Boonton Middle Sch (Elementary School) View Report
John Hill (Elementary School) View Report
School St (Elementary School) View Report

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Boonton Town, NJ Community Information

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