Mount Arlington, NJ 07856 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07856: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Mount Arlington, NJ 07856

Acceptable Alternative
Mt Arlington, NJ 07856

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 153
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,634
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 477
  • County: Morris County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.928, Longitude -74.636
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Mount Arlington, NJ 07856 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,990
Daytime Population: Workers 1,605
Daytime Population: Residents 1,939
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,544
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 3,986
Population in Familes 3,079
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 2,032
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $82,437
Average Household Income $103,509
Per Capita Income $49,432


Total Housing Units 2,106 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,331 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 573 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 202 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $338,406
Average Home Value $387,171


Total Households 1,904
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 1,136
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.3% 0.27%
Households 0.28% 0.26%
Families 0.28% 0.25%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Mount Arlington, NJ 07856 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07856 to the other 579 ZIP Codes 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 459 21st
Population Density # 290 50th
Diversity Index # 354 39th
Median Household Income # 277 52nd
Per Capita Income # 167 71st

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