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Great Meadows, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Great Meadows Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Warren County at latitude 40.8758 and longitude -74.8966. Warren County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 531 feet.

The formal official name is the Great Meadows Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Great Meadows, New Jersey.

The U5 Census Class Code for Great Meadows indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Great Meadows Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Great Meadows: Danville, Denville.

Great Meadows Census Designated Place, NJ Boundary Map


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Great Meadows, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 312
Population in Households 312
Population in Familes 283
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 199
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 108
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 88
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 95 (84.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $358,000
Average Home Value $385,753


Median Household Income $102,219
Average Household Income $128,892
Per Capita Income $42,553
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.69% 0.26%
Households 0.89% 0.37%
Families 4.16% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   4.06%
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.


Great Meadows, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Great Meadows to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 510 7th
Population Density1 # 532 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 406 26th
Median Household Income # 130 76th
Per Capita Income # 183 67th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.