Long Valley, New Jersey

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Long Valley is an unincorporated area located within Washington Township, in Morris County, New Jersey. Known as German Valley since its foundation during the colonial era, the community was renamed in response to anti-German sentiment during World War I.[3] As of the United States 2000 Census, the CDP population was 1,818.



Long Valley is located at 40°47′12″N 74°46′35″W / 40.786728°N 74.776516°W / 40.786728; -74.776516.[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 12.2 km2 (4.7 mi²), all land. There are several bodies of water, including several man-made lakes used for agriculture and a portion of the Raritan River that are not included in the calculation of water area. Also, much of Long Valley is part of Schooley's Mountain, a tall ridge that contrasts greatly with the rest of the region. The cozy town has is a wonderful living location for new families.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,818 people, 654 households, and 502 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 148.7/km2 (385.4/mi2). There were 674 housing units at an average density of 55.1/km2 (142.9/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.36% White, 0.66% African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.94% Asian, 0.28% from other races, and 0.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.27% of the population.

There were 654 households out of which 36.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.0% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.15.

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