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Mount Arlington, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Mount Arlington is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Morris County at latitude 40.9209 and longitude -74.6408. Morris County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,014 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Mount Arlington 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 Mount Arlington (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.68 sq. miles.

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Mount Arlington, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 5,107
Population in Households 5,103
Population in Familes 3,911
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 2,352
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 2,328
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 1,370
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,561 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,671 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 657 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 233 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $338,368
Average Home Value $389,168


Median Household Income $75,989
Average Household Income $91,225
Per Capita Income $41,598
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.26% 0.32%
Households 0.46% 0.43%
Families 0.4% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.78%
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.


Mount Arlington, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Arlington 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 # 250 54th
Population Density1 # 294 46th
Diversity Index2 # 309 43rd
Median Household Income # 266 51st
Per Capita Income # 194 65th

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