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Tinton Falls, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Tinton Falls is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Monmouth County at latitude 40.2662 and longitude -74.0962. Monmouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The formal official name is the Borough of Tinton Falls, but most people and references simply refer to it as Tinton Falls, New Jersey.

The P1 Census Class Code for Tinton Falls indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Tinton Falls (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tinton Falls: New Shrewsbury, Tintern Falls, Tinton, Tintonfalls.

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Tinton Falls, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 17,904
Population in Households 17,660
Population in Familes 13,141
Population in Group Qrtrs 244
Population Density1 1,156
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 8,411
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 4,474
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,727 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,117 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,294 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 316 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $362,755
Average Home Value $404,661


Median Household Income $69,458
Average Household Income $92,371
Per Capita Income $43,622
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.02% 0.05%
Households 0.16% 0.11%
Families 0.07% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   2.82%
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.


Tinton Falls, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tinton Falls to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 58 90th
Population Density1 # 409 25th
Diversity Index2 # 250 54th
Median Household Income # 307 44th
Per Capita Income # 164 70th

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