The borough of Hopatcong, New Jersey is situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
People who prefer a calm environment will enjoy Hopatcong. This borough is very good for those who need quiet surroundings, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor. Finally, there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to visit, like Hopatcong State Park, making them easy to get to.
About half of homes in Hopatcong were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed pre-1960. The housing stock of this borough is composed predominantly of single detached homes and townhouses. Around 90% of the dwellings in the borough are occupied by home owners whereas the remainder are rented. This part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area has a variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
The closest supermarket in Hopatcong is typically only a rather short walk away. Residents are served by around 30 restaurants and cafes as well. With respect to education, primary schools are convenient to get to on foot from any location in Hopatcong. In contrast, locals may consider it difficult to reach high schools as a pedestrian. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools.
Driving is very often the best way to get around in Hopatcong. It is very convenient to find a place to park. On the other hand, this borough is not very transit friendly. It is inconvenient for people traveling on foot to navigate Hopatcong as very few common errands can be run without having to use a car.