Chatham, New Jersey Population 2024

9,263

Chatham is a city located in Morris County New Jersey. Chatham has a 2024 population of 9,263. Chatham is currently growing at a rate of 0.21% annually and its population has increased by 0.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,189 in 2020.

The average household income in Chatham is $307,559 with a poverty rate of 2.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Chatham is 38.4 years, 37.4 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.

Chatham Demographics

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

  • White: 82.92%
  • Asian: 10.84%
  • Two or more races: 4.59%
  • Other race: 1.21%
  • Black or African American: 0.45%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,953.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.81% (74)
The current population of Chatham, New Jersey is 9,263 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,189.

Chatham, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,62882.92%
Asian99710.84%
Two or more races4224.59%
Other race1111.21%
Black or African American410.45%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Chatham Population by Race

Chatham Population Pyramid 2024

Chatham Median Age

38.4

Total

37.4

Male

39.6

Female

Chatham Adults

There are 6,285 adults, (982 of whom are seniors) in Chatham.

Chatham Age Dependency

73.5

Age Dependency Ratio

18.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55

Child Dependency Ratio

Chatham Sex Ratio

Female4,58849.87%
Male4,61150.13%

Chatham Population by Age

Chatham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,9503.183.916.1
Married2,2373.5592.97.1
Non Family5511.235545
Female1303.1259.240.8
Male323.5353.146.9

3.51

Average Family Size

3.1

Average Household Size

83.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chatham Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade180.31%
9th to 12th Grade430.75%
High School Graduate3095.38%
Some College4818.37%
Associates Degree1642.85%
Bachelors Degree2,31240.22%
Graduate Degree2,42142.12%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Chatham Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chatham Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,6664,6263,825
Asian642642587
Hispanic326306246
2+ Races138138119
Other Race949477
Black39380

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 91.43%.

Chatham Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$132,159$170,417$87,350
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$36,833$54,583$26,250
Some College$38,250$58,462$25,833
Bachelors Degree$112,500$160,417$98,750
Graduate Degree$176,875$241,313$105,000

$132,159

Average Earnings

$170,417

Average Male

$87,350

Average Female

Chatham Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chatham Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chatham Language

83.99% of Chatham residents speak only English, while 16.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.93% of the population.

Chatham Language

Chatham Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,2921061.45%
Multiple422419.72%
Asian997343.41%
Hispanic525224.19%
Black39512.82%

2.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.3%

Male Poverty Rate

1.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chatham

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chatham is Black, with 12.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chatham is White, with 1.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.7%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.1%.

Chatham Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.33%
High School7.44%
Some College3.46%
Bachelors or Greater1.73%

Chatham Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed15.13%
Male Employed0.25%
Female Employed0.05%
Female Unemployed0%

Chatham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chatham Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$250,001$307,559
Families$250,001$345,161
Married Families$250,001$-999,999,999
Non Families$87,250$140,791

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chatham Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

66.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.5%

Male Marriage Rate

65.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Chatham Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chatham 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.

Chatham Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chatham Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

265

Number of Veterans

255

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam94
Second Gulf War61
First Gulf War55
Korea23
World War II0

Chatham Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+117
65 to 7455
35 to 5452
55 to 6422
18 to 3419

Chatham Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2655.03%

Chatham Veterans by Race

Chatham Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chatham Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Chatham Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chatham Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chatham 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

48.47%

Born in Chatham

86.22%

Native Born

13.78%

Foreign Born

5.99%

Non Citizen

7.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.22% of Chatham residents were born in the United States, with 48.47% having been born in New Jersey. 5.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Chatham Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,355180.19%
20289,337190.2%
20279,318180.19%
20269,300190.2%
20259,281180.19%
20249,263190.21%
20239,244180.2%
20229,226-39-0.42%
20219,265760.83%
20209,1895586.47%
20198,631-115-1.31%
20188,746-81-0.92%
20178,827-69-0.78%
20168,896-37-0.41%
20158,933-42-0.47%
20148,975-31-0.34%
20139,006-1-0.01%
20129,007-7-0.08%
20119,014220.24%
20108,9925326.29%
20008,4604535.66%
19908,007-530-6.21%
19808,537-1,029-10.76%
19709,566490.51%
19609,5172,12628.76%
19507,3912,50351.21%
19404,8881,01926.34%
19303,86900%
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Chatham Population by Year