Lake Como, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


Lake Como Local Links & Resources:
Resources | ALL Lake Como Content
Planning to visit Lake Como? See Local Hotels

Also See Spring Lake, NJ: ZIP Codes & Maps

Lake Como, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Lake Como had a population of 1,681 as of July 1, 2023. Lake Como 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 Lake Como is located at latitude 40.1598 and longitude -74.0282 in Monmouth County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Lake Como encompass a land area of 0.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Monmouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5).

The Borough of Lake Como 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.

The Borough of Lake Como is located within Borough of Spring Lake, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monmouth County.

Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Lake Como 2023 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Lake Como (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. New Jersey Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. New Jersey Data Comparison Tool - 2023 Demographics

Lake Como, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2023)


Total Population 1,681 (100%)
Population in Households 1,681 (100.0%)
Population in Families 1,149 (68.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 6,679
Diversity Index2 64


Median Household Income $90,237
Average Household Income $124,719
% of Income for Mortgage4 37%
Per Capita Income $59,503
Wealth Index5 93
Socioeconomic Status Index6 Moderate (53.8)


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,124 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 507 (45.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 295 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 322 (28.6%)
Median Home Value $551,875
Average Home Value $596,006
Housing Affordability Index3 60


Total Households 802
Average Household Size 2.10
Family Households 388
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.
  6. The Socioeconomic Index ranges from zero (lowest relative status) to 100 (highest relative status). This measure quantifies disparities in social position of an area's inhabitants and is built from a broad range of demographic, housing, and socioeconomic inputs. More information on this measure can be found in Esri's SEI tutorial.


2020-2023 2023-2028
Population -0.29% 0.27%
Households 0.94% 0.71%
Families   0.71%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.95%
Owner Occupied HU   0.93%

Lake Como, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Como to the other 700 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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 # 484 31st
Population Density # 78 89th
Median Household Income # 421 40th
Housing Affordability Index # 121 17th
Per Capita Income # 253 64th
Diversity Index # 225 68th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.

Lake Como, NJ - Most Popular Things to Do

Also See: Nearby Hotels | Driving Directions

Use HTL Address Research for a New Jersey Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Review maps and data for the neighborhood, city, county, ZIP Code, and school zone. July 1, 2023, data includes home values, household income, percentage of homes owned, rented or vacant, etc.

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features

New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare New Jersey July 1, 2023 Data
Highest or Lowest: