Far Hills, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Far Hills, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Far Hills had a population of 1,006 as of July 1, 2018. Far Hills 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 Far Hills is located at latitude 40.6909 and longitude -74.6216 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Far Hills (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 151 feet.

The Borough of Far Hills (GNIS ID: 885217) 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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Far Hills, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,006
Population in Households 1,006
Population in Familes 859
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 210
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $145,781
Average Household Income $228,174
Per Capita Income $92,540


Total Housing Units 454 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 288 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 120 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $1,094,595
Average Home Value $1,262,934


Total Households 408
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 280
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 1.1% 0.92%
Households 0.99% 0.82%
Families 0.95% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   1.85%

Far Hills, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Far Hills 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 # 463 15th
Population Density # 531 3rd
Diversity Index # 351 36th
Median Household Income # 41 93rd
Per Capita Income # 3 100th

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