Morris County, New Jersey Population 2019

Morris County, New Jersey's estimated population is 494,225 with a growth rate of 0.04% 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
2018494,22830.00%
2017494,2251790.04%
2016494,046-386-0.08%
2015494,432-550-0.11%
2014494,982-1,132-0.23%
2013496,1144350.09%
2012495,6798700.18%
2011494,8092,1460.44%
2010492,66371,31016.92%
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%

How Many People Live in Morris County, New Jersey?

494,225

Population by Race

Race Population
White406,436
Asian50,483
Black or African American16,065
Some Other Race14,916
Two or More Races10,294
American Indian and Alaska Native592
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander61

Morris County, New Jersey Population Pyramid 2019

Morris County, New Jersey Median Age

42.3


Total

40.9


Male

43.7


Female

Morris County, New Jersey Adults

There are 389,293 adults, (79,042 of whom are seniors) in Morris County, New Jersey.

Morris County, New Jersey Age Dependency

60.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Morris County, New Jersey Sex Ratio

Female

254,367

50.99%

Male

244,480

49.01%

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
Married86.1%13.9%
All75.1%24.9%
Female64.1%35.9%
Male63.3%36.7%
Non Family56.2%43.8%

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All180,1242.7275.1
Married107,8193.3286.1
Non Family50,3591.2356.2
Female15,6933.264.1
Male6,2533.1563.3

3.25

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Morris County, New Jersey Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10,4833.02%
9th to 12th Grade10,4663.01%
High School Graduate73,24521.09%
Some College48,14913.86%
Associates Degree22,3226.43%
Bachelors Degree106,55430.68%
Graduate Degree76,12521.92%

Morris County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White257,683248,494140,051
Hispanic40,35932,1089,884
Asian35,37733,00526,599
Black11,08810,2084,539
Other Race9,3826,8881,329
Multiple Races3,6553,2731,885
Native American37233694
Islander404025

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 asian people with a rate of 75.19%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$61,489$77,153$49,486
Less Than High School$26,841$32,899$19,735
High School Grad$37,023$45,725$27,360
Some College$47,809$59,074$37,292
Bachelors Degree$73,657$94,274$55,734
Graduate Degree$100,585$125,190$76,266

$61,489

Average Earnings

$77,153

Average Male

$49,486

Average Female

Morris County, New Jersey Language

Morris County, New Jersey Language by Age

Morris County, New Jersey Language

75.74% of Morris County, New Jersey residents speak only English, while 24.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.65% of the population.

Morris County, New Jersey Poverty

Morris County, New Jersey Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White353,95213,5263.82%
Hispanic64,1785,8379.10%
Black15,0431,56610.41%
Asian49,9781,5373.08%
Other14,7871,48110.02%
Multiple10,1565285.20%
Native571152.63%

4.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.14%

Male Poverty Rate

5.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morris County, New Jersey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morris County, New Jersey is Black, with 10.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morris County, New Jersey is Native, with 2.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.93%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.64%
High School6.64%
Some College4.72%
Bachelors or Greater2.17%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed15.94%
Male Unemployed14.71%
Female Employed2.44%
Male Employed1.71%

Morris County, New Jersey Income

Morris County, New Jersey Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$107,034$145,273
Families$130,058$169,942
Married Families$144,033$186,115
Non Families$57,272$77,294

Morris County, New Jersey Marital Status

Morris County, New Jersey Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Morris County, New Jersey Marital Status by Race

Morris County, New Jersey Veterans

19,350

Number of Veterans

18,525

Male Veterans

825

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam7,173
Korea2,859
First Gulf War2,257
World War II1,858
Second Gulf War1,767

Morris County, New Jersey Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White17,9895.60%
Hispanic9642.05%
Black7455.73%
Asian2840.73%
Other1691.58%
2 or More1633.55%

Morris County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

3.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morris County, New Jersey Employment Status

68.6%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Morris County, New Jersey Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

57.12%

Born in New Jersey

81.03%

Native Born

18.97%

Foreign Born

7.73%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

81.03% of Morris County, New Jersey residents were born in the United States, with 57.12% having been born in New Jersey. 7.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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