Great Meadows, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Great Meadows, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Great Meadows Census Designated Place had a population of 282 as of July 1, 2017. Great Meadows ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Great Meadows is located at latitude 40.8758 and longitude -74.8966 in Warren County. The formal boundaries for the Great Meadows Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Warren County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 531 feet.

The Great Meadows Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583992) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Great Meadows Census Designated Place is located within Township of Independence, a minor civil division (MCD) of Warren County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Great Meadows population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Great Meadows: Danville, Denville.

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Great Meadows, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 282
Daytime Population: Workers 503
Daytime Population: Residents 132
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 635
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.25
Population in Households 282
Population in Familes 256
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 180
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $116,132
Average Household Income $122,511
Per Capita Income $40,591


Total Housing Units 113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 85 (75.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $358,000
Average Home Value $379,412


Total Households 97
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 79
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.99% -0.65%
Households -0.96% -0.63%
Families 0.91% -0.51%
Median Household Income   0.52%
Per Capita Income   1.81%

Great Meadows, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Great Meadows to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 514 6th
Population Density # 533 2nd
Diversity Index # 398 27th
Median Household Income # 84 85th
Per Capita Income # 231 58th

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