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Milltown, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Milltown had a population of 7,094 as of July 1, 2016. Milltown 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 Milltown is located at latitude 40.4502 and longitude -74.4348 in Middlesex County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Milltown (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Middlesex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 82 feet.

The Borough of Milltown (GNIS ID: 885303) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Milltown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Milltown: Bergens Mills.

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Milltown, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,094
Population in Households 7,093
Population in Familes 6,107
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 4,580
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 2,651
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 1,952
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,774 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,147 (77.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 504 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $346,885
Average Home Value $344,096


Median Household Income $96,706
Average Household Income $103,384
Per Capita Income $38,640
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.65%
Households 0.32% 0.53%
Families 0.3% 0.51%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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.

Milltown, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Milltown to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 210 62nd
Population Density1 # 124 77th
Diversity Index2 # 354 35th
Median Household Income # 146 73rd
Per Capita Income # 249 54th

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