The Borough of Kenilworth had a population of 8,359 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Kenilworth is located at latitude 40.6765 and longitude -74.2907 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Kenilworth encompass a land area of 2.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Union County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 98 feet.
The Borough of Kenilworth (GNIS ID: 885267) 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||8,359 (100%)|
|Population in Households||8,351 (99.9%)|
|Population in Families||7,238 (86.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||8 ( 0.1%)|
|Median Household Income||$108,215|
|Average Household Income||$130,379|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||14%|
|Per Capita Income||$46,264|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,017 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,199 (72.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||767 (25.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||51 ( 1.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$369,405|
|Average Home Value||$422,033|
|Housing Affordability Index3||126|
|Average Household Size||2.82|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.4%|
|Per Capita Income||2.39%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.44%|
The table below compares Kenilworth 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||# 179||67th|
|Population Density||# 164||70th|
|Median Household Income||# 149||73rd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 268||49th|
|Per Capita Income||# 231||58th|
|Diversity Index||# 199||64th|
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