Mountain Lakes, New Jersey Population 2024

4,733

Mountain Lakes is a city located in Morris County New Jersey. Mountain Lakes has a 2024 population of 4,733. Mountain Lakes is currently growing at a rate of 1.46% annually and its population has increased by 6.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,463 in 2020.

The average household income in Mountain Lakes is $327,082 with a poverty rate of 1.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mountain Lakes is 43.7 years, 39.3 years for males, and 45 years for females.

Mountain Lakes Demographics

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

  • White: 82.62%
  • Asian: 13.16%
  • Two or more races: 3.91%
  • Other race: 0.31%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,790.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.05% (270)
The current population of Mountain Lakes, New Jersey is 4,733 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,463.

Mountain Lakes, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,71782.62%
Asian59213.16%
Two or more races1763.91%
Other race140.31%
Black or African American00%
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

Mountain Lakes Population by Race

Mountain Lakes Population Pyramid 2024

Mountain Lakes Median Age

43.7

Total

39.3

Male

45

Female

Mountain Lakes Adults

There are 2,974 adults, (502 of whom are seniors) in Mountain Lakes.

Mountain Lakes Age Dependency

82

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Mountain Lakes Sex Ratio

Female2,14747.72%
Male2,35252.28%

Mountain Lakes Population by Age

Mountain Lakes Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4303.1596.23.8
Married1,0573.5399.30.7
Non Family2121.1894.35.7
Female1053.2789.510.5
Male563.1357.142.9

3.46

Average Family Size

3.15

Average Household Size

96.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mountain Lakes Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade260.97%
Associates Degree682.53%
Bachelors Degree1,10941.2%
Graduate Degree1,05839.3%
High School Graduate2609.66%
Less Than 9th Grade341.26%
Some College1375.09%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mountain Lakes Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mountain Lakes Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,1722,1451,721
Asian357331299
Hispanic10310394
2+ Races797979
Other Race1477

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Mountain Lakes Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$123,636$235,250$57,293
Graduate Degree$201,125$250,001$151,078
High School Graduate$128,776$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$146,313$192,625$91,250
Some College$75,227$0$0

$146,313

Average Earnings

$192,625

Average Male

$91,250

Average Female

Mountain Lakes Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mountain Lakes Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mountain Lakes Language

82.44% of Mountain Lakes residents speak only English, while 17.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.26% of the population.

Mountain Lakes Language

Mountain Lakes Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,531511.44%
Asian59281.35%

1.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.34%

Male Poverty Rate

2.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mountain Lakes

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mountain Lakes is White, with 1.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mountain Lakes is Asian, with 1.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.11%.

Mountain Lakes Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College23.41%
High School4.23%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Mountain Lakes Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed2.3%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Mountain Lakes Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mountain Lakes Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$250,001$353,074
Households$250,001$327,082
Married Families$250,001$-999,999,999
Non Families$88,077$169,531

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mountain Lakes Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.2%

Male Marriage Rate

60.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Mountain Lakes Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mountain Lakes 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.

Mountain Lakes Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mountain Lakes Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

45

Number of Veterans

19

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War25
Vietnam15
Second Gulf War5
Korea0
World War II0

Mountain Lakes Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5425
65 to 7415
18 to 345
55 to 640
75+0

Mountain Lakes Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White301.19%
Asian154.2%

Mountain Lakes Veterans by Race

Mountain Lakes Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mountain Lakes Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.4%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Mountain Lakes Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mountain Lakes Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mountain Lakes 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

51.26%

Born in Mountain Lakes

85.2%

Native Born

14.8%

Foreign Born

5.98%

Non Citizen

8.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.2% of Mountain Lakes residents were born in the United States, with 51.26% having been born in New Jersey. 5.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mountain Lakes Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,070671.34%
20285,003681.38%
20274,935671.38%
20264,868681.42%
20254,800671.42%
20244,733681.46%
20234,665671.46%
20224,598260.57%
20214,5721092.44%
20204,4632475.86%
20194,216-45-1.06%
20184,261-29-0.68%
20174,29040.09%
20164,286410.97%
20154,24500%
20144,245-6-0.14%
20134,251280.66%
20124,22340.09%
20114,219521.25%
20104,167-89-2.09%
20004,25640910.63%
19903,847-306-7.37%
19804,153-586-12.37%
19704,73970217.39%
19604,0371,23143.87%
19502,80600%
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Mountain Lakes Population by Year