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The Leonardo CDP(1) had a population of 2,538 as of July 1, 2022. Leonardo ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Leonardo is located at latitude 40.4173 and longitude -74.0621 in Monmouth County. The formal boundaries for the Leonardo Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Monmouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Leonardo Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Leonardo Census Designated Place is located within Township of Middletown, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monmouth County.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Leonardo, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 2,538 (100%)
Population in Households 2,538 (100.0%)
Population in Families 2,176 (85.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 4,269
Diversity Index2 36


Median Household Income $113,900
Average Household Income $145,026
% of Income for Mortgage4 17%
Per Capita Income $57,027
Wealth Index5 185


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,071 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 897 (83.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 101 ( 9.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $364,815
Average Home Value $411,009
Housing Affordability Index3 121


Total Households 998
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 721
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 -0.19% -0.02%
Households -0.09% 0.06%
Families   0.06%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.55%
Owner Occupied HU   0.20%

Leonardo, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leonardo 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 # 417 41st
Population Density # 161 77th
Median Household Income # 226 68th
Housing Affordability Index # 459 65th
Per Capita Income # 267 62nd
Diversity Index # 523 25th

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