Morris County, New Jersey Population 2020

Morris County, New Jersey's estimated population is 494,234 with a growth rate of 0.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Morris County, New Jersey is the 10th largest county in New Jersey.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020494,23430.00%
2019494,23130.00%
2018494,22830.00%
2017494,2251790.04%
2016494,046-386-0.08%
2015494,432-550-0.11%
2014494,982-1,132-0.23%
2013496,1144350.09%
2012495,6798700.18%
2011494,8092,1460.44%
2010492,66371,31016.92%
1990421,35313,7233.37%
1980407,63024,1766.30%
1970383,454121,83446.57%
1960261,62097,24959.16%
1950164,37138,63930.73%
1940125,73215,28713.84%
1930110,44527,75133.56%
192082,6947,99010.70%
191074,7049,54814.65%
190065,15611,05520.43%
189054,1013,2406.37%
188050,8617,72417.91%
187043,1378,46024.40%
186034,6774,51914.98%
185030,1584,31416.69%
184025,8442,1789.20%
183023,6662,29810.75%
182021,368-460-2.11%
181021,8284,07822.97%
180017,7501,5349.46%
179016,2160.00%

Morris County, New Jersey Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White403,99881.72%
Asian50,40310.20%
Black or African American16,6053.36%
Some Other Race12,7592.58%
Two or More Races9,8251.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native6840.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1090.02%

Morris County, New Jersey Population Pyramid 2020

Morris County, New Jersey Median Age

42.6


Total

41.3


Male

43.9


Female

Morris County, New Jersey Adults

There are 387,164 adults, (80,497 of whom are seniors) in Morris County, New Jersey.

Morris County, New Jersey Age Dependency

61.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Morris County, New Jersey Sex Ratio

Female

251,899

50.95%

Male

242,484

49.05%

Morris County, New Jersey Households and Families

Morris County, New Jersey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Morris County, New Jersey Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.8%14.2%
All74.4%25.6%
Male64.5%35.5%
Female62.6%37.4%
Non Family55.2%44.8%

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All180,8962.6874.4
Married107,8053.385.8
Non Family51,3621.2355.2
Female15,2843.1162.6
Male6,4453.0564.5

3.21

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Morris County, New Jersey Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,6782.80%
9th to 12th Grade9,9102.87%
High School Graduate69,63420.18%
Some College48,01513.91%
Associates Degree22,9206.64%
Bachelors Degree106,68630.91%
Graduate Degree78,29822.69%

Morris County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White255,485246,508141,274
Hispanic40,47633,30611,135
Asian35,15632,81726,628
Black11,29410,3164,505
Other Race8,3686,6191,553
Multiple Races3,5553,2731,739
Native American453415137
Islander828255

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.74%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$63,875$80,642$50,642
Less Than High School$29,021$36,133$21,005
High School Grad$38,857$49,126$27,486
Some College$48,458$60,183$37,813
Bachelors Degree$75,880$96,241$57,918
Graduate Degree$103,397$127,635$78,034

$63,875

Average Earnings

$80,642

Average Male

$50,642

Average Female

Morris County, New Jersey Language

Morris County, New Jersey Language by Age

Morris County, New Jersey Language

75.68% of Morris County, New Jersey residents speak only English, while 24.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.77% of the population.

Morris County, New Jersey Poverty

Morris County, New Jersey Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White350,16613,7833.94%
Hispanic63,9345,2338.19%
Black15,6351,71210.95%
Asian49,8541,6703.35%
Other12,6181,1529.13%
Multiple9,6184094.25%
Native660294.39%

4.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.19%

Male Poverty Rate

5.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morris County, New Jersey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morris County, New Jersey is Black, with 10.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morris County, New Jersey is Asian, with 3.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School11.96%
High School7.04%
Some College4.98%
Bachelors or Greater2.08%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed16.25%
Male Unemployed13.03%
Female Employed2.63%
Male Employed1.86%

Morris County, New Jersey Income

Morris County, New Jersey Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$111,316$150,364
Families$135,938$176,592
Married Families$150,064$192,908
Non Families$57,511$79,410

Morris County, New Jersey Marital Status

Morris County, New Jersey Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Morris County, New Jersey Married by Age and Sex

Morris County, New Jersey 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 35-44.

Morris County, New Jersey Marital Status by Race

Morris County, New Jersey Veterans

18,808

Number of Veterans

17,929

Male Veterans

879

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6,807
Korea2,740
First Gulf War2,330
Second Gulf War1,908
World War II1,627
Name Veterans % of Total
White17,4715.45%
Hispanic1,0482.23%
Black6504.93%
Asian3400.87%
Other1831.94%
2 or More1373.04%
Indian275.17%

$Morris County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

3.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morris County, New Jersey Employment Status

68.3%

Labor Force Participation

65.1%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Morris County, New Jersey Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

57.04%

Born in New Jersey

80.89%

Native Born

19.11%

Foreign Born

7.43%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

80.89% of Morris County, New Jersey residents were born in the United States, with 57.04% having been born in New Jersey. 7.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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