Upper Montclair, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Upper Montclair, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Upper Montclair Census Designated Place had a population of 11,580 as of July 1, 2015. Upper Montclair ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Upper Montclair is located at latitude 40.8426 and longitude -74.2013 in Essex County. The formal boundaries for the Upper Montclair Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Essex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 325 feet.

The Upper Montclair Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584034) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Upper Montclair population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Upper Montclair: Upper Mont Clair.

Upper Montclair Census Designated Place, NJ Boundary Map

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Upper Montclair, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 11,580
Population in Households 11,482
Population in Familes 10,049
Population in Group Qrtrs 98
Population Density1 4,567
Diversity Index2 41
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,190
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 3,126
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,348 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,437 (79.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 754 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 158 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $693,390
Average Home Value $738,707
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $162,040
Average Household Income $204,014
Per Capita Income $73,985
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.02% 0.13%
Households 0.05% 0.16%
Families -0.12% 0.18%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   3.05%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Upper Montclair, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Upper Montclair to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 115 79th
Population Density1 # 120 78th
Diversity Index2 # 260 53rd
Median Household Income # 19 97th
Per Capita Income # 15 97th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.