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The Borough of New Providence had a population of 13,739 as of July 1, 2023.
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 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.
|Total Population||13,739 (100%)|
|Population in Households||13,621 (99.1%)|
|Population in Families||12,058 (87.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||118 ( 0.9%)|
|Median Household Income||$162,631|
|Average Household Income||$240,350|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||25%|
|Per Capita Income||$88,903|
|Socioeconomic Status Index6||High (71.0)|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||5,507 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,913 (71.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,168 (21.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||426 ( 7.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$663,602|
|Average Home Value||$698,531|
|Housing Affordability Index3||91|
|Average Household Size||2.68|
|Average Family Size||3.00|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.58%|
|Per Capita Income||2.54%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.26%|
The table below compares New Providence to the other 700 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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||# 95||87th|
|Population Density||# 208||70th|
|Median Household Income||# 80||89th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 447||64th|
|Per Capita Income||# 53||93rd|
|Diversity Index||# 294||58th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.