Morris County, New Jersey Population 2021

Morris County, New Jersey's estimated population is 489,395 with a growth rate of -0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Morris County, New Jersey is the null largest county in New Jersey. The 2010 Population was 492,617 and has seen a growth of -0.65% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021489,395-1,225-0.25%
2020490,620-1,225-0.25%
2019491,845-1,225-0.25%
2018493,070-850-0.17%
2017493,9201190.02%
2016493,801-458-0.09%
2015494,259-589-0.12%
2014494,848-1,182-0.24%
2013496,0304100.08%
2012495,6208280.17%
2011494,7922,1750.44%
2010492,61771,26416.91%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.25%
County Website
Founded
March 15, 1739[1]
County Seat
2010 Population
492,617
Growth Since 2010
-0.65%
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Morris County, New Jersey Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White402,26981.53%
Asian50,79410.30%
Black or African American17,0233.45%
Some Other Race11,3632.30%
Two or More Races11,1002.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native7340.15%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander960.02%
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Morris County, New Jersey Population By Race

Morris County, New Jersey Population Pyramid 2021

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Morris County, New Jersey Median Age

42.8


Total

41.4


Male

44.1


Female

Morris County, New Jersey Adults

There are 387,834 adults, (82,479 of whom are seniors) in Morris County, New Jersey.

Morris County, New Jersey Age Dependency

61.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Morris County, New Jersey Sex Ratio

Mujer

251,233

50.92%

Masculino

242,146

49.08%

Morris County, New Jersey Population by Age

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

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Morris County, New Jersey Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
All73.9%26.1%
Masculino67.1%32.9%
Mujer60.5%39.5%
Non Family55.3%44.7%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Morris County, New Jersey Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All181,8842.6673.9
Married107,8183.2685.3
Non Family51,7461.2155.3
Mujer16,1973.1760.5
Masculino6,1232.9767.1

3.19

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Morris County, New Jersey Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,4422.73%
9th to 12th Grade9,5362.76%
High School Graduate69,39620.07%
Some College47,13213.63%
Associates Degree23,3396.75%
Bachelors Degree108,90031.49%
Graduate Degree78,04122.57%
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Morris County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Morris County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White254,223246,117142,070
Hispanic41,40533,93811,557
Asian35,73633,28027,147
Black11,46210,5474,422
Other Race7,9006,2591,498
2+ Races4,0773,7772,083
Native American443423158
Islander848437

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 75.97%.

Morris County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$66,109$82,819$52,996
Less Than 9th Grade$28,716$35,941$20,545
High School Graduate$40,386$50,980$28,769
Some College$49,648$61,854$38,514
Bachelors Degree$79,679$100,243$62,511
Graduate Degree$104,822$129,211$81,705

$66,109

Average Earnings

$82,819

Average Male

$52,996

Average Female

Morris County, New Jersey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Morris County, New Jersey Language by Age

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Morris County, New Jersey Language

75.61% of Morris County, New Jersey residents speak only English, while 24.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.70% of the population.

Morris County, New Jersey Language

Morris County, New Jersey Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White347,50013,9134.00%
Hispanic64,7905,7868.93%
Black16,0121,77311.07%
Asian50,2821,5453.07%
Other11,2051,33911.95%
Multiple10,8625114.70%
Native69711115.93%
Islander961212.50%

4.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.34%

Male Poverty Rate

5.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morris County, New Jersey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morris County, New Jersey is Native, with 15.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morris County, New Jersey is Asian, with 3.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.84%.

Morris County, New Jersey Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.64%
High School7.45%
Some College5.14%
Bachelors or Greater2.11%

Morris County, New Jersey Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed14.41%
Male Unemployed12.27%
Female Employed2.83%
Male Employed1.98%

Morris County, New Jersey Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Morris County, New Jersey Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$115,527$155,396
Families$141,633$182,801
Married Families$156,304$200,450
Non Families$60,556$81,727
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Income by Household Type

Morris County, New Jersey Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Morris County, New Jersey Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Morris County, New Jersey Marital Status

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17,739

Number of Veterans

16,821

Male Veterans

918

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6,485
Korea2,618
First Gulf War2,356
Second Gulf War1,832
World War II1,287

Morris County, New Jersey Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+6,993
65 to 745,183
35 to 543,064
55 to 641,850
18 to 34649

Morris County, New Jersey Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White16,5745.17%
Hispanic1,0872.27%
Black4973.69%
Asian2650.67%
Other Race2352.69%
2+ Races1222.37%
Native American468.95%

Morris County, New Jersey Veterans by Race

Morris County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

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3.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morris County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

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68%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Morris County, New Jersey Employment by Age

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Morris County, New Jersey Employment by Race

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Morris County, New Jersey 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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57.04%

Born in Morris County, New Jersey

80.68%

Native Born

19.32%

Foreign Born

7.46%

Non Citizen

11.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.68% of Morris County, New Jersey residents were born in the United States, with 57.04% having been born in New Jersey. 7.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Morris County, New Jersey Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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