Morris Plains demographics profile

StatisticMorris PlainsNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)2,198191
Median age42.939.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%45%43%
Speak English89%69%79%
Speak Spanish6%16%13%
Morris Plains, NJ has a population of 5,612 and is the 6,002nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,198 per sq mi which is 219731% higher than the New Jersey average and 2326% higher than the national average. The median age in Morris Plains is 43 which is approximately 9% higher than the New Jersey average of 40. In Morris Plains, 66% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 89% speak English and 6% speak Spanish. 63% of Morris Plains residents were born in New Jersey, 26% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 9% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Morris Plains is 219731% higher than New Jersey.
  • The median age in Morris Plains is 9% higher than New Jersey.
  • In Morris Plains 91.61% of the population is White.
  • In Morris Plains 1.87% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Morris Plains 4.65% of the population is Asian.

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Morris Plains population breakdown by race

RaceMorris PlainsNew JerseyNational
Black or African American1.87%13.54%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race1.32%2.53%3.06%
Other race0.55%6.35%4.75%
In Morris Plains, 7.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Morris Plains, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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