The Borough of New Providence had a population of 12,933 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for New Providence is located at latitude 40.6984 and longitude -74.4015 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of New Providence encompass a land area of 3.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Union County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 230 feet.
The Borough of New Providence 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for New Providence: Turkey.
|Total Population||12,933 (100%)|
|Population in Households||12,811 (99.1%)|
|Population in Families||11,340 (87.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||122 ( 0.9%)|
|Median Household Income||$151,573|
|Average Household Income||$208,469|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||18%|
|Per Capita Income||$75,386|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||4,759 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,533 (74.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,158 (24.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||68 ( 1.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$632,718|
|Average Home Value||$673,301|
|Housing Affordability Index3||127|
|Average Household Size||2.73|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.89%|
|Per Capita Income||2.22%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.58%|
The table below compares New Providence to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 94||83rd|
|Population Density||# 196||64th|
|Median Household Income||# 57||90th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 298||55th|
|Per Capita Income||# 62||89th|
|Diversity Index||# 253||54th|
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