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Honoring Two WWII Veterans and Preserving Their Histories

For the history of two Morris County veterans, it took a California-Morris County-Dover- Morristown-Mine Hill-Indiana-Denville village to come together.  As a result, two soldiers Killed in Action in World War II received Morris County Distinguished Service Medals November 14, 2014 and their personal histories have been restored. Learn more about Second Lt. William Minton Hummer and Private First Class Carroll William Allan “C.W.” Roleson.

Freeholder Scapicchio Honors Historic Preservation Trust Fund Review Board Members

Five members of the Morris County Historic Preservation Trust Fund (HP) Review Board were honored for their services at a Board meeting on October 27, 2014. Freeholder David Scapicchio was on hand to thank them for their dedication in reviewing, prioritizing and making recommendations to the Board of Chosen Freeholders on the funding of historic preservation projects under the Historic Preservation Trust Fund. Read the full article.

New Census Bureau 2013 American Community Survey Data Released

The United States Census Bureau released its 2013 American Community Survey (ACS) 1-Year Estimates for geographic areas with a population of 65,000 or more. The 2013 ACS includes estimates for various topics including income, educational attainment, housing and transportation.  Highlights include:

  • Morris County has the second highest median household income of all counties in New Jersey ($100,176) and the 7th highest median household income in the nation.
  • At $414,000, Morris County has the second highest median housing value among counties in New Jersey.
  • Morris County ranked second of New Jersey counties for the percentage of its population over age 25 with a bachelor’s degree or higher; 51.7%.

Updates pertaining to these topics have been posted to the Data and Statistics page of this website.

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