Upper Montclair, New Jersey Population 2024

13,257

Upper Montclair is a city located in Essex County and Passaic County New Jersey. Upper Montclair has a 2024 population of 13,257. Upper Montclair is currently growing at a rate of 3.18% annually and its population has increased by 15.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,439 in 2020.

The average household income in Upper Montclair is $310,147 with a poverty rate of 2.2%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Upper Montclair is 41.4 years, 39.4 years for males, and 42.7 years for females.

Upper Montclair Demographics

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

  • White: 77.61%
  • Two or more races: 9.51%
  • Black or African American: 5.88%
  • Asian: 4.69%
  • Other race: 1.82%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.15%
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5,569.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
15.89% (1,818)
The current population of Upper Montclair, New Jersey is 13,257 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,439.

Upper Montclair, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,65677.61%
Two or more races1,1839.51%
Black or African American7315.88%
Asian5844.69%
Other race2261.82%
Native American420.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander190.15%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Upper Montclair Population by Race

Upper Montclair Population Pyramid 2024

Upper Montclair Median Age

41.4

Total

39.4

Male

42.7

Female

Upper Montclair Adults

There are 8,901 adults, (1,635 of whom are seniors) in Upper Montclair.

Upper Montclair Age Dependency

71.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Upper Montclair Sex Ratio

Female6,03148.48%
Male6,41051.52%

Upper Montclair Population by Age

Upper Montclair Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,0473.0484.115.9
Married3,0403.4791.58.5
Non Family7471.2757.442.6
Female1803.1392.87.2
Male802.7832.567.5

3.34

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

84.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Upper Montclair Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade801.01%
9th to 12th Grade660.83%
High School Graduate2653.33%
Some College7148.98%
Associates Degree2022.54%
Bachelors Degree2,65833.44%
Graduate Degree3,96449.87%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Upper Montclair Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Upper Montclair Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White6,3486,2725,389
Hispanic463406256
Asian435425341
2+ Races434434348
Black366363314
Other Race10510488
Islander191919
Native American1870

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

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

Upper Montclair Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$106,118$136,130$90,286
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$51,250$11,442
Some College$45,458$46,875$45,104
Bachelors Degree$106,563$151,063$85,156
Graduate Degree$135,051$148,242$104,839

$106,118

Average Earnings

$136,130

Average Male

$90,286

Average Female

Upper Montclair Earnings by Educational Attainment

Upper Montclair Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Upper Montclair Language

85.9% of Upper Montclair residents speak only English, while 14.1% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.84% of the population.

Upper Montclair Language

Upper Montclair Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White9,2581761.9%
Black695476.76%
Hispanic904272.99%
Asian567203.53%
Native421126.19%
Other226104.42%
Multiple1,14720.17%

2.2%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.75%

Male Poverty Rate

2.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Upper Montclair

The race most likely to be in poverty in Upper Montclair is Native, with 26.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Upper Montclair is Multiple, with 0.17% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.27%.

Upper Montclair Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School25.28%
Less Than 9th Grade12.33%
Some College3.49%
Bachelors or Greater0.91%

Upper Montclair Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed8%
Female Unemployed5.7%
Female Employed2.33%
Male Employed0.67%

Upper Montclair Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Upper Montclair Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$234,620$310,147
Families$250,001$350,455
Married Families$250,001$-999,999,999
Non Families$90,043$114,434

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Upper Montclair Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.7%

Male Marriage Rate

62.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Upper Montclair Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Upper Montclair Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Upper Montclair Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Upper Montclair Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

113

Number of Veterans

93

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam31
Korea19
First Gulf War10
World War II10
Second Gulf War7

Upper Montclair Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+75
65 to 7421
35 to 5410
18 to 347
55 to 640

Upper Montclair Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1131.56%

Upper Montclair Veterans by Race

Upper Montclair Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Upper Montclair Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.7%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Upper Montclair Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Upper Montclair Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Upper Montclair 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

35.75%

Born in Upper Montclair

88.18%

Native Born

11.82%

Foreign Born

3.23%

Non Citizen

8.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.18% of Upper Montclair residents were born in the United States, with 35.75% having been born in New Jersey. 3.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Upper Montclair Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202413,2574083.18%
202312,8494083.28%
202212,4414083.39%
202112,0335945.19%
202011,439-150-1.29%
201911,589-155-1.32%
201811,744480.41%
201711,696-35-0.3%
201611,731-22-0.19%
201511,7531161%
201411,637730.63%
201311,5641911.68%
201211,373-256-2.2%
201111,629640.55%
201011,56500%

Upper Montclair Population by Year