Morris County NJ Information


Morris County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 505,067
Daytime Population: Workers 299,734
Daytime Population: Residents 244,238
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 543,972
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 496,295
Population in Familes 422,955
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,772
Population Density2 1,098
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $104,857
Average Household Income $144,199
Per Capita Income $53,195


Total Housing Units 194,311 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 133,170 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 50,981 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,160 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $460,914
Average Home Value $535,861


Total Households 184,151
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 131,625
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 0.35% 0.32%
Households 0.27% 0.27%
Families 0.25% 0.26%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.25%


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, 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 # 10 57th
Population Density # 11 52nd
Diversity Index # 13 43rd
Median Household Income # 3 90th
Per Capita Income # 2 95th

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