Middlesex, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Middlesex, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Middlesex had a population of 14,618 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Middlesex is located at latitude 40.5746 and longitude -74.4983 in Middlesex County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Middlesex (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Middlesex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 59 feet.

The Borough of Middlesex (GNIS ID: 885299) 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 Middlesex: Lincoln.

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


Total Population 14,618
Population in Households 14,600
Population in Familes 12,613
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 4,156
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $84,938
Average Household Income $101,953
Per Capita Income $36,948


Total Housing Units 5,453 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,664 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,627 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 162 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $337,713
Average Home Value $344,432


Total Households 5,291
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 3,851
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 0.85% 0.64%
Households 0.73% 0.56%
Families 0.72% 0.56%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Middlesex, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Middlesex 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 # 82 85th
Population Density # 145 74th
Diversity Index # 151 72nd
Median Household Income # 247 55th
Per Capita Income # 325 41st

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