Monmouth Junction, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Monmouth Junction, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Monmouth Junction Census Designated Place had a population of 3,178 as of July 1, 2015. Monmouth Junction ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Monmouth Junction is located at latitude 40.3803 and longitude -74.5432 in Middlesex County. The formal boundaries for the Monmouth Junction Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Middlesex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 102 feet.

The Monmouth Junction Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389493) 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 Monmouth Junction population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Monmouth Junction Census Designated Place, NJ Boundary Map

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Monmouth Junction, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,178
Population in Households 3,178
Population in Familes 3,014
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,165
Diversity Index2 63
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 991
Average Household Size 3.21
Family Households 875
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,003 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 923 (92.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 68 ( 6.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 1.2%)
Median Home Value $430,612
Average Home Value $480,884
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $131,539
Average Household Income $160,817
Per Capita Income $50,641
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.85% 1.45%
Households 1.79% 1.41%
Families 1.7% 1.47%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
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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Monmouth Junction, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monmouth Junction 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 # 337 38th
Population Density1 # 313 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 120 78th
Median Household Income # 37 93rd
Per Capita Income # 110 80th

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