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Sussex County, Delaware

PO Box 589
Georgetown, DE 19947
Phone: (302) 855-7743
Fax: (302) 855-7749
www.sussexcounty.net

In southern DE; organized as Deale County in 1680 from Horre Kill District, which was organized in 1664; name changed in 1682. Name Origin: For the county in England

Area (sq mi):: 1195.65 (land 937.58; water 258.07) Population per square mile: 188.30
Population 2005: 176,548 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 12.70%; 1990-2000 38.30% Population 2000: 156,638 (White 78.50%; Black or African American 14.90%; Hispanic or Latino 4.40%; Asian 0.70%; Other 4.00%). Foreign born: 4.50%. Median age: 41.10
Income 2000: per capita $20,328; median household $39,208; Population below poverty level: 10.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,233-$26,832
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 24.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Sussex County, New Jersey

4 Park Pl
Newton, NJ 07860
Phone: (973) 579-0900
Fax: (973) 383-7493
www.sussex.nj.us

In northwestern NJ on border with PA and NY, northwest of Newark; organized May 16, 1753 from Morris County. Name Origin: For the county of Sussex, England

Area (sq mi):: 535.99 (land 521.26; water 14.73) Population per square mile: 293.80
Population 2005: 153,130 State rank: 17 Population change: 2000-20005 6.20%; 1990-2000 10.10% Population 2000: 144,166 (White 93.40%; Black or African American 1.00%; Hispanic or Latino 3.30%; Asian 1.20%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 5.70%. Median age: 37.10
Income 2000: per capita $26,992; median household $65,266; Population below poverty level: 4.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $36,972-$38,196
Unemployment (2004): 4.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 38.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Hopatcong (16,035)

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    Sussex County, Virginia

    20233 Thornton Sq
    Sussex, VA 23884
    Phone: (434) 246-5511
    Fax: (434) 246-6013
    sussexcounty.govoffice.com

    In southeastern VA, south of Richmond; organized 1754 from Surry County. Name Origin: For the county in England

    Area (sq mi):: 492.83 (land 490.73; water 2.10) Population per square mile: 24.60
    Population 2005: 12,071 State rank: 107 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.50%; 1990-2000 22.00% Population 2000: 12,504 (White 36.30%; Black or African American 62.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 37.60
    Income 2000: per capita $14,670; median household $31,007; Population below poverty level: 16.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,025-$20,838
    Unemployment (2004): 6.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.60% Median travel time to work: 27.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 55.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Other new champs in the 300-400 point range include such familiar trees as California black oak (392 points, Tuolumne County, California), southern magnolia (358 points, Sussex County, Virginia), balsam poplar (341 points, Cheshire County, New Hampshire), and black cherry (338 points, Tazewell County, Virginia).

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