Sussex Sussex County, New Jersey

Sussex: Borough in Sussex County, New Jersey


Sussex is a city located in the county of Sussex in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,130 and a population density of 1,319 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,979 inhabitants.

The city was created 130 years ago in 1891.

Sussex Quick Facts

Population : 1,979 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Sussex County
Postal code : 07461
Area : 1.62 km2
Altitude : 1,473 feet / 449 meters
Establishment : October 10, 1891 (130 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 15:33:27 (18th May 2022)
Density : 1,225 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.63% (2010-2020)
Sussex locator map
Location of Sussex on New Jersey map.
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Sussex is located at 41°12'35"N 74°36'28"W (41.2098200, -74.6076600).

Sussex map


According to census records, the population of Sussex decreased by 7.63% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,130 - census
2011 2,117 -0.61% estimation process
2012 2,097 -0.95% estimation process
2013 2,076 -1.01% estimation process
2014 2,055 -1.02% estimation process
2015 2,031 -1.18% estimation process
2016 2,017 -0.69% estimation process
2017 2,005 -0.6% estimation process
2018 1,995 -0.5% estimation process
2019 1,985 -0.5% estimation process
2020 1,979 -0.3% estimation process

Sussex zip code is 07461. County name: Sussex, County fips: 34037

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Schools in Sussex

College & universities near Sussex, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
247603 Sussex County Community College Newton (NJ) 07860

Stations (17)

Amtrak & bus stations near Sussex, NJ

Code Name Address Type
CRT Croton–Harmon station 1 Croton Point Avenue RAIL
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL
YNY Yonkers station 5 Buena Vista Ave. RAIL
NYP Pennsylvania Station 8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street RAIL

Post offices near Sussex

Post Office Name City ZIP
Sussex Post Office Sussex (NJ) 07461

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Sussex County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Sussex County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Sparta 18,598 Township of New Jersey
Hopatcong Hills 16,267 City in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States of America
Hopatcong 14,145 Borough in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States
Wantage 10,899 Township of New Jersey
Lake Mohawk 9,916 City in Byram Township, New Jersey, United States of America
Newton 7,977 Town in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States
Highland Lake 4,933 Town
Stillwater 3,855 Township of New Jersey
Montague 3,630 Township in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States
Stanhope 3,288 Borough of New Jersey
Fredon 3,145 Township in Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
Hamburg 3,121 Borough of New Jersey
Lafayette 2,352 Township in Sussex County, New Jersey
Ogdensburg 2,245 Borough in Sussex County, New Jersey
Vernon Valley 1,626 Census designated place
Crandon Lakes 1,178 Census designated place

Distance to Other Cities

Sussex distances to largest New Jersey cities