The Borough of Mountainside had a population of 6,877 as of July 1, 2016.
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, 2016.
|Population in Households||6,718|
|Population in Familes||5,944|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||159|
|Average Household Size||2.68|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,615 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,252 (86.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||256 ( 9.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||107 ( 4.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$682,578|
|Average Home Value||$712,922|
|Median Household Income||$122,403|
|Average Household Income||$173,684|
|Per Capita Income||$64,209|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.78%|
|Per Capita Income||1.73%|
The table below compares Mountainside 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||# 214||61st|
|Population Density1||# 356||35th|
|Diversity Index2||# 339||38th|
|Median Household Income||# 57||90th|
|Per Capita Income||# 54||90th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.