Frenchtown, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Frenchtown, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Frenchtown had a population of 1,372 as of July 1, 2018. Frenchtown ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Frenchtown is located at latitude 40.5312 and longitude -75.0514 in Hunterdon County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Frenchtown (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Hunterdon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 128 feet.

The Borough of Frenchtown (GNIS ID: 885227) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Frenchtown: Alexandria, Sunbeam.

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Frenchtown, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,372
Population in Households 1,358
Population in Familes 1,062
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density2 1,086
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $74,633
Average Household Income $95,830
Per Capita Income $42,291


Total Housing Units 663 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 344 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 256 (38.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $325,954
Average Home Value $352,980


Total Households 600
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 366
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.01% -0.12%
Households 0.08% -0.07%
Families 0.0% -0.11%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   3.96%

Frenchtown, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Frenchtown to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 440 19th
Population Density # 420 23rd
Diversity Index # 453 17th
Median Household Income # 329 40th
Per Capita Income # 244 55th

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