Boonton, New Jersey Population 2024

8,830

Boonton is a city located in Morris County New Jersey. Boonton has a 2024 population of 8,830. Boonton is currently growing at a rate of 0.1% annually and its population has increased by 0.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,792 in 2020.

The average household income in Boonton is $118,463 with a poverty rate of 5.99%. The median age in Boonton is 40.3 years: 39.7 years for males, and 42.4 years for females.

Boonton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Boonton was:

  • White: 69%
  • Two or more races: 11.11%
  • Asian: 9.55%
  • Black or African American: 7.39%
  • Other race: 1.72%
  • Native American: 1.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,770.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.43% (38)
The current population of Boonton, New Jersey is 8,830 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,792.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,05969%
Two or more races97611.11%
Asian8399.55%
Black or African American6497.39%
Other race1511.72%
Native American1071.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Boonton Population by Race

Boonton Population Pyramid 2024

Boonton Median Age

40.3

Total

39.7

Male

42.4

Female

Boonton Adults

There are 6,862 adults, (1,265 of whom are seniors) in Boonton.

Boonton Age Dependency

56.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Boonton Sex Ratio

Female4,10546.75%
Male4,67653.25%

Boonton Population by Age

Boonton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,4142.5356.243.8
Married1,7403.369.430.6
Non Family1,2331.1647.252.8
Female3213.526.873.2
Male1202.9436.763.3

3.26

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

56.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Boonton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2193.62%
Associates Degree4166.87%
Bachelors Degree1,81830.02%
Graduate Degree1,01916.83%
High School Graduate1,61726.71%
Less Than 9th Grade701.16%
Some College89614.8%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Boonton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Boonton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,3554,2132,283
Hispanic769689133
2+ Races484484122
Asian458391241
Black402402132
Other Race923711
Native American62620

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.62%.

Boonton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$80,353$84,523$43,571
Graduate Degree$104,375$92,344$107,908
High School Graduate$40,441$43,058$36,406
Less Than 9th Grade$28,550$46,250$0
Overall$55,598$75,322$45,234
Some College$39,889$75,991$36,469

$55,598

Average Earnings

$75,322

Average Male

$45,234

Average Female

Boonton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Boonton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Boonton Language

79.22% of Boonton residents speak only English, while 20.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.13% of the population.

Boonton Language

Boonton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,6554548.03%
Multiple976454.61%
Hispanic1,303131%
Black64581.24%

5.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.71%

Male Poverty Rate

5.2%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boonton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boonton is White, with 8.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boonton is Hispanic, with 1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.58%.

Boonton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.46%
High School8.59%
Some College7.72%
Bachelors or Greater6.95%

Boonton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed44%
Male Unemployed4.84%
Male Employed2.57%
Female Employed2.55%

Boonton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Boonton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$126,394$144,773
Households$96,500$118,463
Married Families$144,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$44,442$68,540

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Boonton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Boonton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Boonton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Boonton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Boonton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

177

Number of Veterans

177

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam47
First Gulf War30
Second Gulf War9
Korea9
World War II0

Boonton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5456
75+50
55 to 6439
65 to 7432
18 to 340

Boonton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1713.52%
Hispanic262.57%
Asian60.86%

Boonton Veterans by Race

Boonton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boonton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.2%

Labor Force Participation

68.4%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Boonton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Boonton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Boonton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

64.38%

Born in Boonton

82.88%

Native Born

17.12%

Foreign Born

4.79%

Non Citizen

12.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.88% of Boonton residents were born in the United States, with 64.38% having been born in New Jersey. 4.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Boonton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,87890.1%
20288,869100.11%
20278,859100.11%
20268,84990.1%
20258,840100.11%
20248,83090.1%
20238,821180.2%
20228,803-14-0.16%
20218,817250.28%
20208,792-119-1.34%
20198,9117208.79%
20188,191-64-0.78%
20178,255-48-0.58%
20168,303-38-0.46%
20158,341-9-0.11%
20148,350-27-0.32%
20138,377-13-0.15%
20128,390160.19%
20118,374290.35%
20108,34500%
20008,4961531.83%
19908,343-277-3.21%
19808,620-641-6.92%
19709,2611,28016.04%
19607,98181811.42%
19507,1634246.29%
19406,739-127-1.85%
19306,8661,49427.81%
19205,3724428.97%
19104,9301,02926.38%
19003,901-4,977-56.06%
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Boonton Population by Year