Morris County, New Jersey Population 2018

Morris County, New Jersey's estimated population is 499,693 with a growth rate of 0.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Morris County, New Jersey is the 10th largest county in New Jersey.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017499,6931,4780.30%
2016498,215-629-0.13%
2016498,8443060.06%
2015498,538570.01%
2014498,481-199-0.04%
2013498,6801,2330.25%
2012497,4471,7760.36%
2011495,6712,7690.56%
2010492,90271,54916.98%
1990421,35313,7233.37%
1980407,63024,1766.30%
1970383,454121,83446.57%
1960261,62097,24959.16%
1950164,37138,63930.73%
1940125,73215,28713.84%
1930110,44527,75133.56%
192082,6947,99010.70%
191074,7049,54814.65%
190065,15611,05520.43%
189054,1013,2406.37%
188050,8617,72417.91%
187043,1378,46024.40%
186034,6774,51914.98%
185030,1584,31416.69%
184025,8442,1789.20%
183023,6662,29810.75%
182021,368-460-2.11%
181021,8284,07822.97%
180017,7501,5349.46%
179016,2160.00%

Morris County, New Jersey Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White406,016
Asian49,582
Some Other Race16,240
Black or African American15,730
Two or More Races10,092
American Indian and Alaska Native534
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander21

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Morris County, New Jersey Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Morris County, New Jersey Median Age

42.2


Total

40.8


Male

43.5


Female

Morris County, New Jersey Adults

There are 387,113 adults, (76,725 of which are seniors) in Morris County, New Jersey.

Morris County, New Jersey Age Dependency

60.6

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Morris County, New Jersey Sex Ratio

Female

254,116

51.01%

Male

244,099

48.99%

Morris County, New Jersey Households and Families

Morris County, New Jersey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Morris County, New Jersey Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All75.3%24.7%
Female63.9%36.1%
Male59.5%40.5%
Non Family57.4%42.6%

75.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Morris County, New Jersey Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All179,7342.7275.3
Married107,2043.3386.3
Non Family50,1911.2257.4
Female16,0843.1263.9
Male6,2553.2859.5

3.25

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Morris County, New Jersey Households

Morris County, New Jersey Education

Morris County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10,2402.96%
9th to 12th Grade10,6603.08%
High School Graduate75,11221.69%
Some College48,95014.13%
Associates Degree21,6916.26%
Bachelors Degree105,91430.58%
Graduate Degree73,74721.29%

Morris County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White258,885249,591139,189
Hispanic39,07231,0869,388
Asian34,59932,25425,512
Black10,90810,0314,006
Other Race9,6386,9891,399
Multiple Races3,7183,2821,797
Native American30226253
Islander888

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Morris County, New Jersey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$59,547$73,901$47,113
Less Than High School$26,082$32,165$17,861
High School Grad$36,967$44,350$27,888
Some College$47,596$56,914$37,486
Bachelors Degree$70,794$91,734$52,375
Graduate Degree$97,273$122,081$74,577

$59,547

Average Earnings

$73,901

Average Male

$47,113

Average Female

Morris County, New Jersey Language

Morris County, New Jersey Language by Age

Morris County, New Jersey Language

75.64% of Morris County, New Jersey residents speak only English, while 24.36% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.58% of the population.

Morris County, New Jersey Poverty

Morris County, New Jersey Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White356,18313,2713.73%
Hispanic62,5796,0379.65%
Asian49,1341,4542.96%
Other16,1221,4078.73%
Black14,5241,3689.42%
Multiple9,9754904.91%

4.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.11%

Male Poverty Rate

5.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morris County, New Jersey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morris County, New Jersey is Hispanic, with 9.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morris County, New Jersey is Asian, with 2.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.89%.

Morris County, New Jersey Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.43%
High School6.43%
Some College4.58%
Bachelors or Greater2.26%

Morris County, New Jersey Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed14.48%
Female Unemployed14.21%
Female Employed2.24%
Male Employed1.70%

Morris County, New Jersey Income

Morris County, New Jersey Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$102,798$138,890
Families$123,650$162,033
Married Families$138,104$177,756
Non Families$54,640$75,437

Morris County, New Jersey Marital Status

Morris County, New Jersey Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Morris County, New Jersey Married by Age and Sex

Morris County, New Jersey Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Morris County, New Jersey Marital Status by Race

Morris County, New Jersey Veterans

Morris County, New Jersey Veterans by War

20,313

Number of Veterans

19,418

Male Veterans

895

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam7,199
Korea3,028
First Gulf War2,311
World War II2,267
Second Gulf War1,676

Morris County, New Jersey Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+7,498
65 to 745,976
35 to 543,383
55 to 642,375
18 to 341,081

Morris County, New Jersey Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White18,8015.88%
Black8556.70%
Hispanic8521.86%
Asian3460.91%
2 or More1693.69%
Other1421.25%

Morris County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

2.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morris County, New Jersey Employment Status

Morris County, New Jersey Employment by Age

68.7%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Morris County, New Jersey Employment by Race

Morris County, New Jersey Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Morris County, New Jersey

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Morristown18357190166593.59%
Dover18152182521000.55%
Madison15813160722591.64%
Florham Park1173611766300.26%
Lincoln Park1053910442-97-0.92%
Kinnelon1013010219890.88%
Chatham89878977-10-0.11%
Boonton83388382440.53%
Butler765477791251.63%
Wharton65346577430.66%
Rockaway64246478540.84%
Morris Plains55285593651.18%
Mount Arlington503454554218.36%
Mendham49914988-3-0.06%
Mountain Lakes416743321653.96%
Riverdale3561425369219.43%
Netcong3232323420.06%
Chester16481669211.27%
Victory Gardens1516151930.20%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990