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Leonardo, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Leonardo Census Designated Place had a population of 2,851 as of July 1, 2017. Leonardo ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Leonardo is located at latitude 40.4197 and longitude -74.0602 in Monmouth County. The formal boundaries for the Leonardo Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Monmouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Leonardo Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390059) 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.

The Leonardo Census Designated Place is located within Township of Middletown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monmouth County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Leonardo population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Leonardo, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,851
Daytime Population: Workers 205
Daytime Population: Residents 1,431
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,636
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 2,851
Population in Familes 2,465
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 4,794
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $79,312
Average Household Income $95,828
Per Capita Income $34,822


Total Housing Units 1,079 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 831 (77.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 205 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $314,126
Average Home Value $342,118


Total Households 1,036
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 769
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.46% 0.33%
Households 0.48% 0.35%
Families 0.49% 0.34%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Leonardo, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leonardo to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 354 35th
Population Density # 115 79th
Diversity Index # 415 24th
Median Household Income # 266 51st
Per Capita Income # 331 39th

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