Kinnelon, NJ Profile: Facts & Data

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Kinnelon, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Kinnelon had a population of 10,432 as of July 1, 2020. Kinnelon ranks in the lower 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 Kinnelon is located at latitude 41.0018 and longitude -74.3671 in Morris County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Kinnelon encompass a land area of 17.99 sq. miles and a water area of 1.26 sq. miles. Morris County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 699 feet.

The Borough of Kinnelon (GNIS ID: 885269) 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 Kinnelon: Smoke Rise.

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Kinnelon, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 10,432 (100%)
Population in Households 10,429 (100.0%)
Population in Families 9,647 (92.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 3 ( 0.0%)
Population Density 579
Diversity Index2 26
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $164,592
Average Household Income $220,644
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $74,937
Wealth Index5 348
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 3,680 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,107 (84.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 436 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 137 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $585,612
Average Home Value $639,797
Housing Affordability Index3 142
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,543
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 2,980
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.17% 0.09%
Households 0.2% 0.11%
Families 0.18% 0.1%
Median Household Income   0.98%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
Owner Occupied HU   0.14%

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Kinnelon, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kinnelon 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 133 76th
Population Density # 481 12th
Median Household Income # 34 94th
Housing Affordability Index # 371 68th
Per Capita Income # 59 89th
Diversity Index # 401 27th

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