Califon, New Jersey Population 2024

1,015

Califon is a city located in Hunterdon County and Morris County New Jersey. Califon has a 2024 population of 1,015. Califon is currently growing at a rate of 0.2% annually and its population has increased by 1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,005 in 2020.

The average household income in Califon is $135,258 with a poverty rate of 7.56%. The median age in Califon is 41.4 years: 40.2 years for males, and 41.8 years for females.

Califon Demographics

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

  • White: 94.25%
  • Two or more races: 3.83%
  • Asian: 1.6%
  • Native American: 0.21%
  • Black or African American: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,058.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1% (10)
The current population of Califon, New Jersey is 1,015 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,005.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White88594.25%
Two or more races363.83%
Asian151.6%
Native American20.21%
Black or African American10.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Califon Population by Race

Califon Population Pyramid 2024

Califon Median Age

41.4

Total

40.2

Male

41.8

Female

Califon Adults

There are 774 adults, (130 of whom are seniors) in Califon.

Califon Age Dependency

45.8

Age Dependency Ratio

20.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Califon Sex Ratio

Female51154.42%
Male42845.58%

Califon Population by Age

Califon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4102.2983.416.6
Married1953.1697.92.1
Non Family1751.276832
Female262.1969.230.8
Male143.071000

3.02

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

83.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Califon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade111.6%
Associates Degree669.61%
Bachelors Degree26839.01%
Graduate Degree12017.47%
High School Graduate13920.23%
Less Than 9th Grade91.31%
Some College7410.77%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Califon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Califon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White630612341
2+ Races303026
Asian151515
Hispanic151310
Native American200
Black110

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 100%.

Califon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$81,250$88,393$61,750
Graduate Degree$96,250$93,125$99,375
High School Graduate$48,333$0$51,429
Less Than 9th Grade$78,333$0$0
Overall$69,076$71,250$68,077
Some College$58,875$0$66,250

$69,076

Average Earnings

$71,250

Average Male

$68,077

Average Female

Califon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Califon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Califon Language

93.28% of Califon residents speak only English, while 6.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.41% of the population.

Califon Language

Califon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White876718.11%

7.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.28%

Male Poverty Rate

5.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Califon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Califon is White, with 8.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Califon is White, with 8.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.03%.

Califon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30%
Some College13.57%
High School9.35%
Bachelors or Greater3.87%

Califon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed11.4%
Female Employed4.7%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Califon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Califon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$149,375$175,853
Households$106,875$135,258
Married Families$163,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$69,375$80,745

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Califon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Califon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Califon 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 55-64.

Califon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Califon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

41

Number of Veterans

39

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam19
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War8
Korea0
World War II0

Califon Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6411
65 to 7411
75+10
35 to 549
18 to 340

Califon Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White415.66%

Califon Veterans by Race

Califon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

36.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

4.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Califon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.6%

Labor Force Participation

70.9%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Califon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Califon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Califon 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

68.9%

Born in Califon

94.68%

Native Born

5.32%

Foreign Born

2.34%

Non Citizen

2.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.68% of Califon residents were born in the United States, with 68.9% having been born in New Jersey. 2.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Califon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,02930.29%
20281,02630.29%
20271,02330.29%
20261,02020.2%
20251,01830.3%
20241,01520.2%
20231,013-8-0.78%
20221,02130.29%
20211,018131.29%
20201,005-45-4.29%
20191,050-3-0.28%
20181,053-5-0.47%
20171,05840.38%
20161,054-13-1.22%
20151,06700%
20141,067-6-0.56%
20131,073-3-0.28%
20121,076-9-0.83%
20111,085232.17%
20101,06200%

Califon Population by Year