Morris County NJ Information


Morris County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 506,503
Population in Households 497,800
Population in Familes 425,667
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,703
Population Density1 1,101
Diversity Index2 52


Median Household Income $110,093
Average Household Income $151,375
Per Capita Income $55,871


Total Housing Units 195,173 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 134,543 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 50,355 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,275 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $474,510
Average Home Value $563,918


Total Households 184,898
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 131,908
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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 0.35% 0.36%
Households 0.29% 0.32%
Families 0.25% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.29%


Morris County NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morris County to the other 21 counties and county equivalents 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 # 10 57th
Population Density # 11 52nd
Diversity Index # 13 43rd
Median Household Income # 3 90th
Per Capita Income # 2 95th

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