Morristown, New Jersey Population 2021

19,583
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Morristown is a city located in Morris County New Jersey. With a 2020 population of 19,583, it is the 50th largest city in New Jersey and the 1894th largest city in the United States . Morristown is currently growing at a rate of 0.83% annually and its population has increased by 6.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,411 in 2010. Morristown reached it's highest population of 19,583 in 2021. Spanning over 3 miles, Morristown has a population density of 6,732 people per square mile.

The average household income in Morristown is $123,887 with a poverty rate of 9.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,729 per month, and the median house value is $472,000. The median age in Morristown is 34.4 years, 33.4 years for males, and 37.3 years for females.

Morristown Demographics

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

  • White: 77.94%
  • Black or African American: 8.77%
  • Asian: 5.75%
  • Other race: 4.24%
  • Two or more races: 3.31%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Morristown, New Jersey is 19,583 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,100.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,411.

Morristown, New Jersey Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,73777.94%
Black or African American1,6588.77%
Asian1,0885.75%
Some Other Race8014.24%
Two or More Races6253.31%
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Morristown Population by Race

Morristown Population Pyramid $2021

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Morristown Median Age

34.4


Total

33.4


Male

37.3


Female

Morristown Adults

There are 16,163 adults, (2,576 of whom are seniors) in Morristown.

Morristown Age Dependency

39.2

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Morristown Sex Ratio

Female

9,484

50.16%

Male

9,425

49.84%

Morristown Population by Age

Morristown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Morristown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male78.9%21.1%
Married56.6%43.4%
All35%65%
Female26.5%73.5%
Non Family21.2%78.8%

35.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Morristown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,4482.1835
Non Family4,5161.4421.2
Married2,8703.156.6
Female8822.8526.5
Male1802.7678.9

2.97

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Morristown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8496.09%
9th to 12th Grade5563.99%
High School Graduate2,53618.20%
Some College1,2649.07%
Associates Degree6034.33%
Bachelors Degree4,77734.29%
Graduate Degree3,34624.02%
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Morristown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Morristown Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,1527,9836,069
Hispanic3,3862,272873
Black1,3231,201266
Asian839839692
Other Race469341132
2+ Races268268235

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 2+ races people with a rate of 87.69%.

Morristown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$61,744$70,026$52,242
Less Than 9th Grade$20,960$21,319$17,058
High School Graduate$35,545$45,924$27,368
Some College$47,083$49,867$41,818
Bachelors Degree$66,952$82,405$62,852
Graduate Degree$105,213$120,559$92,564

$61,744

Average Earnings

$70,026

Average Male

$52,242

Average Female

Morristown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Morristown Language by Age

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Morristown Language

65.70% of Morristown residents speak only English, while 34.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.34% of the population.

Morristown Language

Morristown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,4471,02518.82%
White9,9836306.31%
Other80041051.25%
Black1,6051187.35%
Multiple619579.21%
Asian1,075232.14%

9.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.98%

Male Poverty Rate

10.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morristown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morristown is Other, with 51.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morristown is Asian, with 2.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.27%.

Morristown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.84%
High School16.15%
Some College5.81%
Bachelors or Greater3.30%

Morristown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed14.98%
Female Employed6.47%
Male Employed4.82%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Morristown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Morristown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$96,545$123,887
Families$116,500$144,405
Married Families$138,333-
Non Families$83,843$104,546
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Income by Household Type

Morristown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.3%

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 Marital Status

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497

Number of Veterans

460

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam333
Second Gulf War50
First Gulf War45
Korea37
World War II

Morristown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74258
75+87
55 to 6457
18 to 3450
35 to 5445

Morristown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4593.62%
Hispanic631.57%
Asian212.08%
2+ Races113.45%
Black60.40%

Morristown Veterans by Race

Morristown Veterans by Education

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1.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morristown Veterans by Education

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74.7%

Labor Force Participation

72.8%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Morristown Employment by Age

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Morristown Employment by Race

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Morristown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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44.57%

Born in Morristown

73.70%

Native Born

26.30%

Foreign Born

16.05%

Non Citizen

10.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.70% of Morristown residents were born in the United States, with 44.57% having been born in New Jersey. 16.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Morristown Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202119,5831610.83%
202019,4221610.84%
201919,2611610.84%
201819,1002831.50%
201718,817-75-0.40%
201618,8924112.22%
201518,481-10-0.05%
201418,491-43-0.23%
201318,534310.17%
201218,503270.15%
201118,476850.46%
201018,391-153-0.08%
200018,5442,3551.37%
199016,189-425-0.26%
198016,614-1,048-0.61%
197017,662-50-0.03%
196017,7125880.34%
195017,1241,8541.15%
194015,270730.05%
193015,1972,6491.93%
192012,548410.03%
191012,5071,2401.05%
190011,2673,1113.28%
18908,1562,7384.18%
18805,4180.00%

Morristown Population by Year