The Borough of New Providence had a population of 12,830 as of July 1, 2020.
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 (GNIS ID: 885321) 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||12,830 (100%)|
|Population in Households||12,701 (99.0%)|
|Population in Families||11,253 (87.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||129 ( 1.0%)|
|Median Household Income||$159,054|
|Average Household Income||$212,370|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||16%|
|Per Capita Income||$76,158|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||4,721 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,400 (72.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,214 (25.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||107 ( 2.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$623,547|
|Average Home Value||$668,465|
|Housing Affordability Index3||135|
|Average Household Size||2.75|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.05%|
|Per Capita Income||1.53%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.43%|
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, 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||# 96||83rd|
|Population Density||# 199||64th|
|Median Household Income||# 43||92nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 318||58th|
|Per Capita Income||# 54||90th|
|Diversity Index||# 255||53rd|
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