Morristown, New Jersey Population 2020

19,777
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Morristown is a city located in New Jersey. Morristown has a 2020 population of 19,777. Morristown is currently growing at a rate of 1.62% annually and its population has increased by 7.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,393 in 2010.

The average household income in Morristown is $127,442 with a poverty rate of 5.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,770 per month, and the median house value is $459,900. The median age in Morristown is 35 years, 34.3 years for males, and 36.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.8 males.

Morristown Demographics

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

  • White: 76.33%
  • Black or African American: 8.76%
  • Other race: 5.99%
  • Asian: 5.79%
  • Two or more races: 3.12%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Morristown, New Jersey is 19,777, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,145.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,393.

Morristown, New Jersey Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,32776.33%
Black or African American1,6448.76%
Some Other Race1,1255.99%
Asian1,0875.79%
Two or More Races5863.12%
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Morristown Population Pyramid 2020

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Morristown Median Age

35


Total

34.3


Male

36.8


Female

Morristown Adults

There are 16,106 adults, (2,578 of whom are seniors) in Morristown.

Morristown Age Dependency

38.7

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Morristown Sex Ratio

Female

9,439

50.29%

Male

9,330

49.71%

Morristown Households and Families

Morristown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Morristown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married56.5%43.5%
Male52.6%47.4%
All37.2%62.8%
Female36.2%63.8%
Non Family23.4%76.6%

37.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1562.2437.2
Non Family4,2351.4923.4
Married2,8483.0356.5
Female8203.0636.2
Male2533.3452.6

2.99

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Morristown Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9486.66%
9th to 12th Grade5854.11%
High School Graduate2,72519.14%
Some College1,57811.08%
Associates Degree5183.64%
Bachelors Degree4,56532.06%
Graduate Degree3,31823.31%
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Morristown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,3057,9855,923
Hispanic3,6672,628823
Black1,2801,106302
Asian814814658
Other Race795669122
Multiple Races243243190

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 80.84%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$59,235$69,583$49,310
Less Than High School$24,332$22,288$28,472
High School Grad$27,346$39,291$25,120
Some College$45,471$57,938$34,567
Bachelors Degree$70,417$84,016$62,606
Graduate Degree$94,330$114,417$82,108

$59,235

Average Earnings

$69,583

Average Male

$49,310

Average Female

Morristown Language

Morristown Language by Age

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Morristown Language

63.91% of Morristown residents speak only English, while 36.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.14% of the population.

Morristown Poverty

Morristown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,8664955.02%
Hispanic5,5373967.15%
Other1,12419317.17%
Black1,61016910.50%
Multiple580396.72%
Asian1,083191.75%

5.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.05%

Male Poverty Rate

6.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morristown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morristown is Other, with 17.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morristown is Asian, with 1.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.89%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.46%
High School8.88%
Some College5.38%
Bachelors or Greater2.04%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed12.88%
Female Employed4.35%
Female Unemployed3.55%
Male Employed1.83%

Morristown Income

Morristown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$95,885$127,442
Families$112,765$141,352
Married Families$123,289-
Non Families$85,164$112,619
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Morristown Marital Status

Morristown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

36.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Morristown Married by Age and Sex

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Morristown 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.

Morristown Marital Status by Race

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Morristown Veterans

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454

Number of Veterans

439

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam262
Korea61
First Gulf War41
World War II18
Second Gulf War15
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74201
75+133
35 to 5456
55 to 6449
18 to 3415
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Name Veterans % of Total
White4173.33%
Hispanic400.96%
Asian192.00%
Black110.78%
2 or More72.40%

Morristown Veterans by Education

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1.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morristown Employment Status

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75.7%

Labor Force Participation

72.6%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202019,7773161.62%
201919,4613161.65%
201819,1453161.68%
201718,829-74-0.39%
201618,9034132.23%
201518,490-8-0.04%
201418,498-41-0.22%
201318,539340.18%
201218,505270.15%
201118,478850.46%
201018,3930.00%