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High Bridge, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of High Bridge had a population of 3,663 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for High Bridge is located at latitude 40.67 and longitude -74.8903 in Hunterdon County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of High Bridge (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Hunterdon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 318 feet.

The Borough of High Bridge (GNIS ID: 885251) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with High Bridge population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for High Bridge: Highbridge, Union Forge.

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High Bridge, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,663
Daytime Population: Workers 967
Daytime Population: Residents 1,773
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,740
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 3,663
Population in Familes 3,083
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,533
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $93,964
Average Household Income $113,492
Per Capita Income $44,213


Total Housing Units 1,498 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,159 (77.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 268 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $294,643
Average Home Value $299,655


Total Households 1,427
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 1,009
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 0.06% 0.05%
Households 0.09% 0.1%
Families 0.07% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

High Bridge, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares High Bridge to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 315 42nd
Population Density # 379 31st
Diversity Index # 372 32nd
Median Household Income # 173 68th
Per Capita Income # 187 66th

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