Kinnelon, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Kinnelon, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Kinnelon had a population of 10,617 as of July 1, 2018. 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 40.982 and longitude -74.3859 in Morris County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Kinnelon (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 10,617
Population in Households 10,614
Population in Familes 9,841
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 590
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $150,736
Average Household Income $207,395
Per Capita Income $69,923


Total Housing Units 3,723 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,185 (85.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 394 (10.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 144 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $654,079
Average Home Value $714,929


Total Households 3,579
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 3,011
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.43% 0.34%
Households 0.37% 0.27%
Families 0.35% 0.26%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   1.94%

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, 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 # 133 76th
Population Density # 476 13th
Diversity Index # 401 27th
Median Household Income # 39 93rd
Per Capita Income # 54 90th

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