The Borough of New Providence had a population of 12,621 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for New Providence is located at latitude 40.6989 and longitude -74.4066 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of New Providence (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Union County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 226 feet.
The Borough of New Providence (GNIS ID: 885321) 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 New Providence population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for New Providence: Turkey.
|Population in Households||12,488|
|Population in Familes||11,056|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||133|
|Average Household Size||2.76|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||4,610 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,343 (72.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,180 (25.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||87 ( 1.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$616,285|
|Average Home Value||$635,425|
|Median Household Income||$126,098|
|Average Household Income||$178,015|
|Per Capita Income||$64,191|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.39%|
|Per Capita Income||1.2%|
The table below compares New Providence 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||# 98||82nd|
|Population Density1||# 197||64th|
|Diversity Index2||# 258||53rd|
|Median Household Income||# 46||92nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 56||90th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.