Gillette, New Jersey Population 2024

2,469

Gillette is a city located in Morris County New Jersey. Gillette has a 2024 population of 2,469. Gillette is currently declining at a rate of -1.63% annually and its population has decreased by -6.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,635 in 2020.

The average household income in Gillette is $179,358 with a poverty rate of 8.71%. The median age in Gillette is 50.5 years: 54.6 years for males, and 43 years for females.

Gillette Demographics

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

  • White: 90.48%
  • Two or more races: 5.72%
  • Asian: 2.47%
  • Other race: 1.33%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
571.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.3% (-166)
The current population of Gillette, New Jersey is 2,469 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,635.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,30990.48%
Two or more races1465.72%
Asian632.47%
Other race341.33%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gillette Population by Race

Gillette Population Pyramid 2024

Gillette Median Age

50.5

Total

54.6

Male

43

Female

Gillette Adults

There are 2,102 adults, (593 of whom are seniors) in Gillette.

Gillette Age Dependency

69.1

Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Gillette Sex Ratio

Female1,49358.5%
Male1,05941.5%

Gillette Population by Age

Gillette Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9602.65955
Married6593.1292.77.3
Non Family2331.091000
Female473.981000
Male212.11000

2.91

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

95.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gillette Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree1909.41%
Bachelors Degree87343.24%
Graduate Degree45722.63%
High School Graduate21110.45%
Less Than 9th Grade1045.15%
Some College1849.11%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gillette Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gillette Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,6491,6491,177
Hispanic23813434
2+ Races828239
Asian464646
Other Race343434

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Gillette Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$59,608$59,259$65,000
Graduate Degree$147,361$195,800$106,406
High School Graduate$16,447$0$15,833
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$59,314$0$56,544
Some College$92,708$104,833$49,417

$59,314

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$56,544

Average Female

Gillette Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gillette Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gillette Language

75.8% of Gillette residents speak only English, while 24.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.59% of the population.

Gillette Language

Gillette Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic39818245.73%
White1,907221.15%
Multiple146128.22%

8.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.35%

Male Poverty Rate

8.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gillette

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gillette is Hispanic, with 45.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gillette is White, with 1.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.18%.

Gillette Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade100%
Bachelors or Greater2.56%
High School0%
Some College0%

Gillette Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed11.07%
Male Employed8.82%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Gillette Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gillette Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$204,650$208,161
Households$127,734$179,358
Married Families$204,350$-999,999,999
Non Families$80,159$74,811

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gillette Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

71.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Gillette Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gillette Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Gillette Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gillette Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

139

Number of Veterans

124

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam63
Second Gulf War30
Korea6
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Gillette Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6455
75+32
18 to 3430
65 to 7422
35 to 540

Gillette Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1397.26%

Gillette Veterans by Race

Gillette Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gillette Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Gillette Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gillette Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gillette 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

51.37%

Born in Gillette

80.25%

Native Born

19.75%

Foreign Born

10.89%

Non Citizen

8.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.25% of Gillette residents were born in the United States, with 51.37% having been born in New Jersey. 10.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gillette Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,469-41-1.63%
20232,510-42-1.65%
20222,552-96-3.63%
20212,648130.49%
20202,63500%

Gillette Population by Year