Wharton Morris County, New Jersey

Wharton: Borough of New Jersey


Wharton is a city located in the county of Morris in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,522 and a population density of 1,183 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,463 inhabitants.

The city was created 127 years ago in 1894.

Wharton Quick Facts

Population : 6,463 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Morris County
Postal code : 07885
Area : 5.51 km2
Named for : Joseph Wharton
Altitude : 2,185 feet / 666 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1895 (127 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 14:18:06 (26th May 2022)
Density : 1,173 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.91% (2010-2020)
Wharton locator map
Location of Wharton on New Jersey map.
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Wharton is located at 40°53'35"N 74°34'55"W (40.8931500, -74.5818300). It has 3 neighbors: Jefferson, Dover and Mine Hill.

Wharton map

Wharton has 3 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Wharton decreased by 0.91% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,522 - census
2011 6,558 0.55% estimation process
2012 6,560 0.03% estimation process
2013 6,559 -0.02% estimation process
2014 6,541 -0.28% estimation process
2015 6,539 -0.03% estimation process
2016 6,515 -0.37% estimation process
2017 6,494 -0.32% estimation process
2018 6,442 -0.81% estimation process
2019 6,369 -1.15% estimation process
2020 6,463 1.45% estimation process

Wharton zip code is 07885. County name: Morris, County fips: 34027

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People born in Wharton (2)

People born in Wharton, including musician Kaleb Mitchell, victim of the COVID-19 pandemic: Belonged to several fraternal organizations. Gerald Alton Cook, .


Schools in Wharton

College & universities near Wharton, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
185174 Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art Dover (NJ) 07801

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near Wharton, NJ

Code Name Address Type
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL
MET Metropark station 100 Middlesex-Essex Turnpike RAIL
NBK New Brunswick station French and Albany Streets RAIL
NYP Pennsylvania Station 8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street RAIL

Post offices near Wharton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Wharton Post Office Wharton (NJ) 07885

Other places with the same name (4)

  • Wharton , Texas city in Texas, USA with a population of 8,615 people.
  • Wharton , Ohio human settlement in Wyandot County, Ohio, United States of America with a population of 338 people.
  • Wharton , Pennsylvania city in Pennsylvania, United States of America with a population of 93 people.

Other cities in Morris County

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

City Name Population Title
Parsippany 51,144 Township in Morris County, New Jersey, United States
Monroe 44,884 Township in Gloucester County, New Jersey
Mount Olive 28,815 Township of New Jersey
Montville 20,970 Township in Morris County, New Jersey
Morristown 18,594 Town in Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Dover 17,619 Town in New Jersey, USA
Madison 17,612 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States
Denville 16,362 Township in Morris County, New Jersey
Pequannock 14,884 Township of New Jersey
Hanover 14,173 Township in Morris County, New Jersey, United States
Florham Park 11,824 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey
East Hanover 10,868 Township of New Jersey
Kinnelon 9,852 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States
Budd Lake 8,968 Census designated place
White Meadow Lake 8,836 Census designated place
Chatham 8,601 Borough in Morris County, New Jersey

Distance to Other Cities

Wharton distances to largest New Jersey cities