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Milltown, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Milltown had a population of 7,141 as of July 1, 2017. Milltown ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Milltown is located at latitude 40.4502 and longitude -74.4348 in Middlesex County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Milltown (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Middlesex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 82 feet.

The Borough of Milltown (GNIS ID: 885303) 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 Milltown 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 Milltown: Bergens Mills.

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


Total Population 7,141
Daytime Population: Workers 2,642
Daytime Population: Residents 3,231
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,873
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 7,140
Population in Familes 6,156
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 4,611
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $95,497
Average Household Income $104,917
Per Capita Income $39,234


Total Housing Units 2,747 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,150 (78.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 520 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $353,384
Average Home Value $358,884


Total Households 2,670
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 1,967
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 0.49% 0.56%
Households 0.37% 0.47%
Families 0.36% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Milltown, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Milltown 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 # 209 62nd
Population Density # 125 77th
Diversity Index # 352 36th
Median Household Income # 163 70th
Per Capita Income # 253 54th

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