Middlebush, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Middlebush, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Middlebush Census Designated Place had a population of 2,476 as of July 1, 2016. Middlebush ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Middlebush is located at latitude 40.5057 and longitude -74.5334 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Middlebush Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 112 feet.

The Middlebush Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584011) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Middlebush Census Designated Place is located within Township of Franklin, a minor civil division (MCD) of Somerset County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Middlebush 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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Middlebush, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,476
Population in Households 2,289
Population in Familes 1,807
Population in Group Qrtrs 187
Population Density1 1,244
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 887
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 527
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 899 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 619 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 268 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 1.3%)
Median Home Value $355,449
Average Home Value $398,061


Median Household Income $92,839
Average Household Income $120,510
Per Capita Income $53,337
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.0% 0.93%
Households 0.99% 0.91%
Families -1.84% 0.89%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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.

Middlebush, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Middlebush 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 # 373 32nd
Population Density1 # 399 27th
Diversity Index2 # 115 79th
Median Household Income # 168 69th
Per Capita Income # 102 81st

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