Great Meadows, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Great Meadows, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Great Meadows Census Designated Place had a population of 277 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Great Meadows: Danville, Denville.

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Great Meadows, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 277
Population in Households 276
Population in Familes 252
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 177
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $116,988
Average Household Income $130,323
Per Capita Income $43,503


Total Housing Units 113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83 (73.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $365,789
Average Home Value $385,241


Total Households 96
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 78
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -1.08% -0.73%
Households -0.97% -0.63%
Families 0.64% -0.52%
Median Household Income   1.0%
Per Capita Income   2.0%

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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 514 6th
Population Density # 533 2nd
Diversity Index # 399 27th
Median Household Income # 101 82nd
Per Capita Income # 222 59th

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