Also See: Boonton, NJ ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Town of Boonton had a population of 8,758 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Boonton is located at latitude 40.9026 and longitude -74.4071 in Morris County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Boonton encompass a land area of 2.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Morris County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 390 feet.
The Town of Boonton (GNIS ID: 885164) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Boonton: Booneton, Boonetown, Boun Town, Old Forge.
|Total Population||8,758 (100%)|
|Population in Households||8,637 (98.6%)|
|Population in Families||6,877 (78.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||121 ( 1.4%)|
|Median Household Income||$97,371|
|Average Household Income||$121,552|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||17%|
|Per Capita Income||$47,436|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,755 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,812 (48.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,604 (42.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||339 ( 9.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$387,127|
|Average Home Value||$414,142|
|Housing Affordability Index3||105|
|Average Household Size||2.53|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.46%|
|Per Capita Income||2.29%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.37%|
The table below compares Boonton to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 168||69th|
|Population Density||# 175||68th|
|Median Household Income||# 211||61st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 163||30th|
|Per Capita Income||# 215||61st|
|Diversity Index||# 173||69th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.