Short Hills, New Jersey Population 2021

13,428
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Short Hills is a city located in Essex County New Jersey. Short Hills has a 2020 population of 13,428. Short Hills is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 2.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,165 in 2010. Short Hills reached it's highest population of 13,428 in 2019.

The average household income in Short Hills is $403,233 with a poverty rate of 4.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,798 per month, and the median house value is $1.39 Mn. The median age in Short Hills is 41 years, 40.1 years for males, and 42 years for females.

Short Hills Demographics

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

  • White: 66.26%
  • Asian: 26.94%
  • Two or more races: 3.05%
  • Other race: 2.90%
  • Black or African American: 0.86%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Short Hills, New Jersey is 13,428 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,134.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,165.

Short Hills, New Jersey Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,89866.26%
Asian3,61726.94%
Two or More Races4093.05%
Some Other Race3892.90%
Black or African American1150.86%
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Short Hills Population by Race

Short Hills Population Pyramid $2021

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Short Hills Median Age

41


Total

40.1


Male

42


Female

Short Hills Adults

There are 8,915 adults, (1,700 of whom are seniors) in Short Hills.

Short Hills Age Dependency

86.1

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Short Hills Sex Ratio

Female

6,585

49.04%

Male

6,843

50.96%

Short Hills Population by Age

Short Hills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Short Hills Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.5%7.5%
All90.5%9.5%
Non Family83%17%
Female81.2%18.8%
Male64%36%

90.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Short Hills Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,1533.2390.5
Married3,5103.4692.5
Non Family3641.0783
Female1653.1681.2
Male1143.1264

3.4

Average Family Size

3.23

Average Household Size

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Short Hills Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1021.22%
9th to 12th Grade851.02%
High School Graduate3243.89%
Some College3904.68%
Associates Degree1131.36%
Bachelors Degree2,84134.11%
Graduate Degree4,47553.72%
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Short Hills Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Short Hills Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,5735,5245,002
Asian2,2722,1341,928
Hispanic256256242
Other Race160160128
2+ Races104104104
Black737320

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Short Hills Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$151,062$213,356$94,375
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$50,132$$50,921
Some College$74,844$74,219$
Bachelors Degree$130,568$204,375$74,338
Graduate Degree$161,716$217,250$103,931

$151,062

Average Earnings

$213,356

Average Male

$94,375

Average Female

Short Hills Earnings by Educational Attainment

Short Hills Language by Age

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Short Hills Language

69.81% of Short Hills residents speak only English, while 30.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 18.42% of the population.

Short Hills Language

Short Hills Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,6352933.39%
Asian3,6171704.70%
Other389328.23%
Black1153026.09%
Multiple409286.85%

4.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.57%

Male Poverty Rate

3.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Short Hills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Short Hills is Black, with 26.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Short Hills is White, with 3.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.29%.

Short Hills Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School21.91%
Less Than 9th Grade15.51%
Bachelors or Greater2.19%
Some College0.00%

Short Hills Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed38.64%
Female Unemployed14.21%
Female Employed2.00%
Male Employed1.78%

Short Hills Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Short Hills Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$250,000$403,233
Families$250,000$422,344
Married Families$250,000-
Non Families$118,333$192,896
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Income by Household Type

Short Hills Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

74.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

75.9%

Male Marriage Rate

73.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Short Hills Married by Age and Sex

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Short Hills 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 35-44.

Short Hills Marital Status by Race

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Short Hills Marital Status

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248

Number of Veterans

227

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam84
First Gulf War38
Second Gulf War26
World War II15
Korea8

Short Hills Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+110
65 to 7468
35 to 5438
55 to 6432
18 to 34

Short Hills Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2433.97%
Asian50.21%

Short Hills Veterans by Race

Short Hills Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Short Hills Veterans by Education

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65.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Short Hills Employment by Age

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Short Hills Employment by Race

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Short Hills 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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32.88%

Born in Short Hills

75.78%

Native Born

24.22%

Foreign Born

11.54%

Non Citizen

12.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.78% of Short Hills residents were born in the United States, with 32.88% having been born in New Jersey. 11.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Short Hills Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,4280.00%
202013,4280.00%
201913,4282942.24%
201813,134420.32%
201713,0923212.51%
201612,771-60-0.47%
201512,8311020.80%
201412,729-165-1.28%
201312,894-69-0.53%
201212,963-169-1.29%
201113,132-33-0.25%
201013,1650.00%

Short Hills Population by Year