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New Municipal Level Census Bureau Demographics Now Available

The United States Census Bureau recently released its 2009-2013 American Community Survey (ACS) 5-Year Estimates for all municipalities in the United States.  The 2009-2013 ACS is based on data gathered over a five year period and includes estimates for a wide variety of topics including income, educational attainment, housing and transportation.  Updates pertaining to these topics have been posted to the Data page of this website.  

Morris County Planning Board, FRAC & Transportation Board Meeting Cancellation & Location Change

Please be advised of the following changes:

  • Morris County Freight Rail Advisory Committee meeting previously noticed for January 13, 2015 is hereby cancelled.
  • Morris County Board of Transportation meeting previously noticed for January 20, 2015 is hereby cancelled.
  • Morris County Planning Board, the Rail Freight Advisory Committee, and Board of Transportation will hold a combined meeting on January 15, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. at the Haggerty Education Center, Frelinghuysen Arboretum, Morristown.

New Construction Residential Sales – 2013 Summary Update

The Morris County Department of Planning and Public Works has prepared an update to its 2010 New Construction Residential Sales report based on the latest data for 2013.  The report details sales of newly constructed for-sale residential units by price, type, size and location in Morris County.  This updated analysis shows that sales of new units in Morris County rose by 34.8% from 2012 to 2013, marking the second consecutive annual increase in new home sales. The report also identifies new residential rental approvals, which have surged in recent years.  

The report may be downloaded here.

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.

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