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Port Murray, New Jersey
United States Census Bureau map of ZCTA 07865 Port Murray, New Jersey
United States Census Bureau map of ZCTA 07865 Port Murray, New Jersey
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Warren
Township Mansfield
 • Total 0.168 sq mi (0.435 km2)
 • Land 0.167 sq mi (0.433 km2)
 • Water 0.001 sq mi (0.002 km2)  0.57%
633 ft (193 m)
 • Total 129
 • Density 772.2/sq mi (298.1/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 908
FIPS code 3460450
GNIS feature ID 02584020

Port Murray is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Mansfield Township in Warren County, New Jersey, United States, that was created as part of the 2010 United States Census. As of the 2010 Census, the CDP's population was 129.

The area is served as United States Postal Service ZIP code 07865. The community was named for its location on the Morris Canal and after Colonel James Boyles Murray, the third president of the Morris Canal and Banking Company.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 0.168 square miles (0.435 km2), including 0.167 square miles (0.433 km2) of land and 0.001 square miles (0.002 km2) of water (0.57%).


Census 2000

Port Murray Post Office
The post office in Port Murray, consisting of a one-story trailer.

As of the 2000 United States Census, the population for ZIP Code Tabulation Area 07865 was 2,010.

Census 2010

As of the census of 2010, there were 129 people, 57 households, and 39 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 772.2 per square mile (298.1/km2). There were 63 housing units at an average density of 377.1 per square mile (145.6/km2)*. The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.67% (126) White, 1.55% (2) Black or African American, 0.00% (0) Native American, 0.00% (0) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 0.00% (0) from other races, and 0.78% (1) from two or more races. [[Hispanic (U.S. Census)|Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.55% (2) of the population.

There were 57 households out of which 21.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.1% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.6% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.64.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 14.7% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 23.3% from 25 to 44, 35.7% from 45 to 64, and 19.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48.1 years. For every 100 females there were 126.3 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and old there were 120.0 males.


Port Murray had a station on the Morris and Essex Railroad, located 67 miles (108 km) from New York City.

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