Morris Plains, New Jersey Population 2024

6,160

Morris Plains is a city located in Morris County New Jersey. Morris Plains has a 2024 population of 6,160. Morris Plains is currently growing at a rate of 0.13% annually and its population has increased by 0.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,130 in 2020.

The average household income in Morris Plains is $170,400 with a poverty rate of 2.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Morris Plains is 43.5 years, 42.5 years for males, and 44.6 years for females.

Morris Plains Demographics

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

  • White: 81.03%
  • Asian: 6.82%
  • Two or more races: 5.83%
  • Other race: 3.87%
  • Black or African American: 2.46%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,412.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.49% (30)
The current population of Morris Plains, New Jersey is 6,160 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,130.

Morris Plains, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,94681.03%
Asian4166.82%
Two or more races3565.83%
Other race2363.87%
Black or African American1502.46%
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

Morris Plains Population by Race

Morris Plains Population Pyramid 2024

Morris Plains Median Age

43.5

Total

42.5

Male

44.6

Female

Morris Plains Adults

There are 4,981 adults, (1,153 of whom are seniors) in Morris Plains.

Morris Plains Age Dependency

59.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Morris Plains Sex Ratio

Female3,06750.25%
Male3,03749.75%

Morris Plains Population by Age

Morris Plains Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,4462.4974.425.6
Married1,3643.148713
Non Family8331.3355.544.5
Female1852.7964.935.1
Male643.0278.121.9

3.05

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Morris Plains Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade871.89%
Associates Degree3447.47%
Bachelors Degree1,66036.05%
Graduate Degree1,43331.12%
High School Graduate52611.42%
Less Than 9th Grade571.24%
Some College49810.81%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Morris Plains Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Morris Plains Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,8073,7602,608
Asian301259229
Hispanic280243129
2+ Races171165107
Other Race1309830
Black947746

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.77%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 76.08%.

Morris Plains Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$84,306$101,375$69,625
Graduate Degree$119,667$126,400$110,250
High School Graduate$67,500$76,667$53,977
Less Than 9th Grade$27,717$27,721$0
Overall$83,945$90,500$72,617
Some College$69,341$85,477$47,188

$83,945

Average Earnings

$90,500

Average Male

$72,617

Average Female

Morris Plains Earnings by Educational Attainment

Morris Plains Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Morris Plains Language

85.18% of Morris Plains residents speak only English, while 14.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.28% of the population.

Morris Plains Language

Morris Plains Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,7851422.97%
Black150128%

2.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.55%

Male Poverty Rate

3.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morris Plains

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morris Plains is Black, with 8% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morris Plains is White, with 2.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.54%.

Morris Plains Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.72%
Some College1.66%
Bachelors or Greater1.55%
High School0.76%

Morris Plains Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed1.21%
Male Employed0.4%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Morris Plains Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Morris Plains Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$165,721$194,259
Households$144,540$170,400
Married Families$180,543$-999,999,999
Non Families$113,958$118,521

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Morris Plains Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Morris Plains Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Morris Plains Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Morris Plains Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Morris Plains Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

277

Number of Veterans

268

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War119
Vietnam88
First Gulf War49
World War II8
Korea6

Morris Plains Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5491
75+84
65 to 7468
18 to 3428
55 to 646

Morris Plains Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2315.53%
Hispanic4512.61%
Other Race2213.02%
2+ Races137.6%
Black117.53%

Morris Plains Veterans by Race

Morris Plains Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.8%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morris Plains Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.1%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Morris Plains Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Morris Plains Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Morris Plains 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

63.14%

Born in Morris Plains

87.75%

Native Born

12.25%

Foreign Born

3.88%

Non Citizen

8.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.75% of Morris Plains residents were born in the United States, with 63.14% having been born in New Jersey. 3.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Morris Plains Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,19770.11%
20286,19080.13%
20276,18270.11%
20266,17580.13%
20256,16770.11%
20246,16080.13%
20236,15270.11%
20226,145-2-0.03%
20216,147170.28%
20206,130-121-1.94%
20196,2513515.95%
20185,9003786.85%
20175,522-22-0.4%
20165,544-23-0.41%
20155,567-7-0.13%
20145,574-15-0.27%
20135,58920.04%
20125,587450.81%
20115,54280.14%
20105,5342985.69%
20005,236170.33%
19905,219-86-1.62%
19805,305-235-4.24%
19705,54083717.8%
19604,7031,99673.73%
19502,70700%
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Morris Plains Population by Year