The Borough of Mountainside had a population of 6,922 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Mountainside is located at latitude 40.6807 and longitude -74.3603 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Mountainside (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Union County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 144 feet.
The Borough of Mountainside (GNIS ID: 885311) 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 Mountainside population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||5,407|
|Daytime Population: Residents||3,666|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||9,073|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.31|
|Population in Households||6,763|
|Population in Familes||5,990|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||159|
|Median Household Income||$129,150|
|Average Household Income||$183,620|
|Per Capita Income||$67,630|
|Total Housing Units||2,611 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,255 (86.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||262 (10.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||94 ( 3.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$706,242|
|Average Home Value||$727,051|
|Average Household Size||2.69|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.89%|
|Per Capita Income||1.9%|
The table below compares Mountainside to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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||# 217||60th|
|Population Density||# 358||34th|
|Diversity Index||# 336||39th|
|Median Household Income||# 53||90th|
|Per Capita Income||# 53||90th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.