The Borough of Mountainside had a population of 6,857 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Mountainside is located at latitude 40.6807 and longitude -74.3603 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Mountainside (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Union County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 144 feet.
The Borough of Mountainside (GNIS ID: 885311) 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.
|Population in Households||6,698|
|Population in Familes||5,948|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||159|
|Median Household Income||$134,566|
|Average Household Income||$185,918|
|Per Capita Income||$68,491|
|Total Housing Units||2,609 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,251 (86.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||243 ( 9.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||115 ( 4.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$767,630|
|Average Home Value||$747,490|
|Average Household Size||2.69|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.79%|
|Per Capita Income||2.01%|
The table below compares Mountainside 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.
|Total Population||# 216||61st|
|Population Density||# 360||34th|
|Diversity Index||# 334||39th|
|Median Household Income||# 59||89th|
|Per Capita Income||# 58||90th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.