Pompton Lakes, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Pompton Lakes, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Pompton Lakes had a population of 11,149 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Pompton Lakes is located at latitude 41.0031 and longitude -74.2855 in Passaic County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Pompton Lakes (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles. Passaic County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 217 feet.

The Borough of Pompton Lakes (GNIS ID: 885359) 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.

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Pompton Lakes, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 11,149
Population in Households 11,130
Population in Familes 9,456
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density2 3,833
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $90,079
Average Household Income $110,966
Per Capita Income $41,508


Total Housing Units 4,359 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,168 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 996 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 195 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $354,874
Average Home Value $366,075


Total Households 4,164
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 2,897
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 0.06% 0.11%
Households -0.08% 0.01%
Families -0.15% -0.03%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

Pompton Lakes, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pompton Lakes 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 # 125 77th
Population Density # 170 69th
Diversity Index # 235 57th
Median Household Income # 213 61st
Per Capita Income # 258 53rd

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