Pompton Lakes, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pompton Lakes, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Pompton Lakes had a population of 11,225 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Pompton Lakes is located at latitude 41.0031 and longitude -74.2855 in Passaic County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Pompton Lakes (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles. Passaic County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 217 feet.

The Borough of Pompton Lakes (GNIS ID: 885359) 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 Pompton Lakes population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 11,225
Population in Households 11,206
Population in Familes 9,474
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 3,859
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 4,220
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 2,940
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,358 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,188 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,032 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 138 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $332,635
Average Home Value $331,517


Median Household Income $86,409
Average Household Income $102,191
Per Capita Income $38,482
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.38%
Households 0.11% 0.32%
Families 0.04% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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.

Pompton Lakes, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pompton Lakes 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 # 123 78th
Population Density1 # 167 70th
Diversity Index2 # 237 57th
Median Household Income # 198 64th
Per Capita Income # 253 54th

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