Short Hills, New Jersey Population 2024

14,344

Short Hills is a city located in Essex County New Jersey. Short Hills has a 2024 population of 14,344. Short Hills is currently declining at a rate of -0.36% annually but its population has increased by 4.7% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,700 in 2020.

The average household income in Short Hills is $481,717 with a poverty rate of 3.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Short Hills is 41.6 years, 41.7 years for males, and 41.5 years for females.

Short Hills Demographics

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

  • White: 52.51%
  • Asian: 39.5%
  • Two or more races: 3.83%
  • Black or African American: 2.29%
  • Other race: 1.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,728.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.7% (644)
The current population of Short Hills, New Jersey is 14,344 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,700.

Short Hills, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,58652.51%
Asian5,70739.5%
Two or more races5533.83%
Black or African American3312.29%
Other race2201.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander510.35%
Native American00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Short Hills Population by Race

Short Hills Population Pyramid 2024

Short Hills Median Age

41.6

Total

41.7

Male

41.5

Female

Short Hills Adults

There are 9,763 adults, (1,696 of whom are seniors) in Short Hills.

Short Hills Age Dependency

79.1

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Short Hills Sex Ratio

Female7,19549.8%
Male7,25350.2%

Short Hills Population by Age

Short Hills Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,5753.1686.313.7
Married3,8013.490.99.1
Non Family4211.0459.640.4
Male1892.9764.635.4
Female1643.317525

3.34

Average Family Size

3.16

Average Household Size

86.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Short Hills Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade70.08%
9th to 12th Grade810.91%
High School Graduate2973.33%
Some College2793.12%
Associates Degree2933.28%
Bachelors Degree2,68430.06%
Graduate Degree5,28859.22%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Short Hills Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Short Hills Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,9064,8854,614
Asian3,5553,4883,054
Hispanic162162139
Black15915952
Other Race152152105
2+ Races939383
Islander171717

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Short Hills Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$175,844$241,250$113,698
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Some College$87,913$87,690$116,250
Bachelors Degree$173,845$250,001$107,663
Graduate Degree$199,760$250,001$116,599

$175,844

Average Earnings

$241,250

Average Male

$113,698

Average Female

Short Hills Earnings by Educational Attainment

Short Hills Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Short Hills Language

65.58% of Short Hills residents speak only English, while 34.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 20.88% of the population.

Short Hills Language

Short Hills Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,3712523.42%
Asian5,7071632.86%
Black3318525.68%
Other2204721.36%
Hispanic426245.63%
Multiple553223.98%

3.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.09%

Male Poverty Rate

3.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Short Hills

The race most likely to be in poverty in Short Hills is Black, with 25.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Short Hills is Asian, with 2.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.79%.

Short Hills Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School41.75%
Bachelors or Greater1.69%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College0%

Short Hills Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed38%
Male Unemployed31.64%
Female Employed3.19%
Male Employed1.77%

Short Hills Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Short Hills Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$250,001$481,717
Families$250,001$504,884
Married Families$250,001$-999,999,999
Non Families$160,625$243,387

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Short Hills Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

73.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

73.9%

Male Marriage Rate

72.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Short Hills Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Short Hills Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

142

Number of Veterans

128

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War40
Vietnam28
Second Gulf War13
Korea7
World War II0

Short Hills Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+75
35 to 5440
65 to 7415
55 to 6412
18 to 340

Short Hills Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1352.48%
Asian40.11%
Other Race31.97%

Short Hills Veterans by Race

Short Hills Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Short Hills Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Short Hills Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Short Hills Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Short Hills 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

29.14%

Born in Short Hills

69.7%

Native Born

30.3%

Foreign Born

14.89%

Non Citizen

15.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

69.7% of Short Hills residents were born in the United States, with 29.14% having been born in New Jersey. 14.89% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202414,344-52-0.36%
202314,396-52-0.36%
202214,448-52-0.36%
202114,5008005.84%
202013,7002722.03%
201913,4282942.24%
201813,134420.32%
201713,0923212.51%
201612,771-60-0.47%
201512,8311020.8%
201412,729-165-1.28%
201312,894-69-0.53%
201212,963-169-1.29%
201113,132-33-0.25%
201013,16500%

Short Hills Population by Year