Kinnelon, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Kinnelon, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Kinnelon had a population of 10,396 as of July 1, 2016. Kinnelon ranks in the lower 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 Kinnelon is located at latitude 40.982 and longitude -74.3859 in Morris County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Kinnelon (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.99 sq. miles and a water area of 1.26 sq. miles. Morris County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 699 feet.

The Borough of Kinnelon (GNIS ID: 885269) 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 Kinnelon 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 Kinnelon: Smoke Rise.

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


Total Population 10,396
Population in Households 10,393
Population in Familes 9,608
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 578
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 3,515
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 2,958
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,716 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,114 (83.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 401 (10.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 201 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $670,602
Average Home Value $694,782


Median Household Income $138,872
Average Household Income $194,600
Per Capita Income $65,807
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.27%
Households 0.2% 0.23%
Families 0.17% 0.22%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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.

Kinnelon, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kinnelon 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 # 136 75th
Population Density1 # 479 12th
Diversity Index2 # 400 27th
Median Household Income # 31 94th
Per Capita Income # 44 92nd

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