The Borough of Morris Plains had a population of 5,988 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Morris Plains is located at latitude 40.8218 and longitude -74.481 in Morris County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Morris Plains encompass a land area of 2.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Morris County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 387 feet.
The Borough of Morris Plains (GNIS ID: 885308) 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.
|Total Population||5,988 (100%)|
|Population in Households||5,927 (99.0%)|
|Population in Families||5,015 (83.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||61 ( 1.0%)|
|Median Household Income||$133,883|
|Average Household Income||$176,849|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||16%|
|Per Capita Income||$69,034|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,412 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,731 (71.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||606 (25.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||75 ( 3.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$521,582|
|Average Home Value||$527,282|
|Housing Affordability Index3||118|
|Average Household Size||2.54|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.06%|
|Per Capita Income||1.53%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.68%|
The table below compares Morris Plains 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||# 233||57th|
|Population Density||# 293||46th|
|Median Household Income||# 80||86th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 222||41st|
|Per Capita Income||# 76||86th|
|Diversity Index||# 331||39th|
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