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Frenchtown, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Frenchtown had a population of 1,356 as of July 1, 2022.

The primary coordinate point for Frenchtown is located at latitude 40.5262 and longitude -75.0616 in Hunterdon County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Frenchtown 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 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, 2022)


Total Population 1,356 (100%)
Population in Households 1,356 (100.0%)
Population in Families 1,054 (77.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,202
Diversity Index2 37


Median Household Income $80,886
Average Household Income $102,298
% of Income for Mortgage4 22%
Per Capita Income $47,528
Wealth Index5 69


Total HU (Housing Units) 682 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 332 (48.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 298 (43.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $340,559
Average Home Value $386,672
Housing Affordability Index3 88


Total Households 630
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 377
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.46% 1.96%
Households 0.07% 2.13%
Families   2.28%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
Owner Occupied HU   0.00%

Frenchtown, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Frenchtown to the other 701 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 520 26th
Population Density # 469 33rd
Median Household Income # 496 29th
Housing Affordability Index # 176 25th
Per Capita Income # 406 42nd
Diversity Index # 511 27th

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