Great Meadows, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Great Meadows, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Great Meadows Census Designated Place had a population of 290 as of July 1, 2016. Great Meadows ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Great Meadows is located at latitude 40.8758 and longitude -74.8966 in Warren County. 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. Warren County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 531 feet.

The Great Meadows Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583992) 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 Great Meadows Census Designated Place is located within Township of Independence, a minor civil division (MCD) of Warren County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Great Meadows 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 Great Meadows: Danville, Denville.

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Great Meadows Census Designated Place, NJ Boundary Map

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Great Meadows, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 290
Population in Households 290
Population in Familes 263
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 185
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 100
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 82
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 87 (77.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $331,579
Average Home Value $337,791


Median Household Income $115,537
Average Household Income $120,888
Per Capita Income $40,553
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.7% -0.49%
Households -0.63% -0.4%
Families 1.66% -0.49%
Median Household Income   0.83%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
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, 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 # 514 6th
Population Density1 # 533 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 399 27th
Median Household Income # 78 86th
Per Capita Income # 217 60th

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