Warren Township, New Jersey

Warren Township is a township in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States. The township is a bedroom suburb of New York City in the much larger New York metropolitan area, located within the Raritan Valley region. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 15,311,[9][10][11] reflecting an increase of 1,052 (+7.4%) from the 14,259 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 3,429 (+31.7%) from the 10,830 counted in the 1990 Census.[19] Warren is situated in northeastern Somerset County bordering both Morris (along the Passaic River) and Union counties.

Warren Township, New Jersey
Township of Warren
Map of Warren Township in Somerset County. Inset: Location of Somerset County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Census Bureau map of Warren Township, New Jersey
Coordinates: 40.634588°N 74.519044°W / 40.634588; -74.519044[1][2]
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Somerset
IncorporatedMarch 5, 1806
Named forJoseph Warren
Government
  TypeTownship
  BodyTownship Committee
  MayorVictor J. Sordillo[4][5]
  AdministratorMark M. Krane[6]
  Municipal clerkCathy Reese[7]
Area
  Total19.64 sq mi (50.86 km2)
  Land19.57 sq mi (50.68 km2)
  Water0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)  0.36%
  Rank144th of 565 in state
8th of 21 in county[1]
Elevation509 ft (155 m)
Population
  Total15,311
  Estimate 
(2019)[12]
15,625
  Rank165th of 566 in state
7th of 21 in county[13]
  Density782.5/sq mi (302.1/km2)
   Rank407th of 566 in state
13th of 21 in county[13]
Time zoneUTC−05:00 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC−04:00 (Eastern (EDT))
ZIP Code
07059[14]
Area code(s)732 and 908[15]
FIPS code3403576940[1][16][17]
GNIS feature ID0882173[1][18]
Websitewww.warrennj.org

In July 2009, CNNMoney.com ranked Warren sixth in the nation on its list of "Best Places to Live" in the United States, citing in particular its schools, June carnival (the Lions Club's annual "Expo"), "wide open spaces" (generally 1.5 acres (0.61 ha) per house), 74 "working farms" ("taxed-as-farmland" tracts, but rural, nevertheless), and proximity to New York City.[20]

The township has been one of the state's highest-income communities. Based on data from the American Community Survey for 2013–2017, Warren Township residents had a median household income of $154,647, ranked 12th in the state among municipalities with more than 10,000 residents, more than double the statewide median of $76,475.[21]


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