Thinking of Living in Morris County, NJ? (Infograph)


Are you thinking of living in Morris County, NJ?  Morris County is the 10th most populated County in New Jersey with a population of approximately 509,285. It is the county with the highest income in New Jersey with a median income of $115,527. Below are demographics and household data that you will find useful if you are thinking of living in Morris County, NJ. The information presented in this article are based on data from the US Census American Community Survey.

Morris County NJ Infograph

Morris County NJ Infograph

What is the Population of Morris County, NJ?

The population of Morris County, NJ is approximately 509,285.

Are Morris County Residents Well Educated?

54% of Morris County residents have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher. Compare this to overall New Jersey where 41% of NJ residents have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher.

Is Morris County, NJ Diverse?

83% of Morris County residents are White, 11% of Morris County residents are Asians, 14%  of Morris County residents are Hispanic and 4% of Morris County residents are African Americans.

Are There a Lot of Children Living in Morris County, NJ?

21% of Morris County residents are children under 18 years old and 5% of Morris County residents are children under 5 years old. Compare this to overall New Jersey where 22% of New Jersey residents are children under 18 years old.

Is there a Large Senior Citizen Population in Morris County, NJ? 

18% of Morris County residents are seniors aged 65 years old and older.

Is Morris County, NJ Affluent?

Morris County has a median household income of $115,527. Compare this to overall New Jersey where the median household income is $85,751.

Are There a Lot of Rentals in Morris County, NJ?

In Morris County, 26% of housing units are rentals while 74% of housing units in Morris County are owner occupied.

How Much Is Rent in Morris County, NJ? 

The median gross rent in Morris County is $1,534. Compare this to overall New Jersey where the median gross rent is $1,376.

What is the Median Home Value in Morris County, NJ?

The Median Home Value of owner-occupied homes in Morris County is $456,200.

How Long is the Average Commute to Work for Morris County Residents?

The mean travel time to work for Morris County residents is 32 minutes. Compare this to overall New Jersey where the average time to work is 33 minutes.

How Many Towns are in Morris County?

There are 39 Towns and Municipalities in Morris County. Below is a complete list of towns and municipalities in Morris County.

Morris County MunicipalitiesInfographs
Boonton Town
Boonton Twp
Butler Boro
Chatham BoroChatham NJ Infograph
Chatham Twp
Chester BoroChester NJ Infograph
Chester Twp
Denville TwpDenville NJ Infograph
Dover Town
East Hanover TwpEast Hanover NJ Infograph
Florham Park Boro
Hanover Twp
Harding Twp
Jefferson Twp
Kinnelon Boro
Lincoln Park Boro
Madison Boro
Mendham Boro
Mendham Twp
Mine Hill Twp
Montville TwpMontville NJ Infograph
Morris Twp
Morris Plains Boro
Morristown Town
Mountain Lakes Boro
Mount Arlington Boro
Mount Olive Twp
Netcong Boro
Parsippany Tr Hls Twp
Long Hill Twp
Pequannock Twp
Randolph Twp
Riverdale Boro
Rockaway Boro
Rockaway Twp
Roxbury Twp
Victory Gardens Boro
Washington Twp
Wharton Boro

Morris County Property Taxes

Check out our article on NJ Property Taxes for a complete town by town list of New Jersey Property taxes.

For Morris County Property Tax rates, check out our article on New Jersey Property Taxes (Town by Town List)

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Data Source: US Census American Community Survey