The Borough of Morris Plains had a population of 5,733 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Morris Plains is located at latitude 40.8411 and longitude -74.4729 in Morris County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Morris Plains (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Morris County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 387 feet.
The Borough of Morris Plains (GNIS ID: 885308) 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 Morris Plains population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||5,671|
|Population in Familes||4,796|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||62|
|Average Household Size||2.56|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,282 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,782 (78.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||429 (18.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||71 ( 3.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$490,041|
|Average Home Value||$503,283|
|Median Household Income||$116,203|
|Average Household Income||$158,304|
|Per Capita Income||$61,457|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.63%|
|Per Capita Income||1.8%|
The table below compares Morris Plains 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.
|Total Population||# 243||56th|
|Population Density1||# 303||45th|
|Diversity Index2||# 328||40th|
|Median Household Income||# 76||86th|
|Per Capita Income||# 63||89th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.