Short Hills demographics profile

StatisticShort HillsNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)2,433191
Median age42.439.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)79%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1858%45%43%
Speak English76%69%79%
Speak Spanish2%16%13%
Short Hills, NJ has a population of 12,771 and is the 3,255th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,433 per sq mi which is 243200% higher than the New Jersey average and 2585% higher than the national average. The median age in Short Hills is 42 which is approximately 7% higher than the New Jersey average of 40. In Short Hills, 79% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 76% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 36% of Short Hills residents were born in New Jersey, 44% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 18% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Short Hills is 243200% higher than New Jersey.
  • The median age in Short Hills is 7% higher than New Jersey.
  • In Short Hills 77.99% of the population is White.
  • In Short Hills 0.34% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Short Hills 19.43% of the population is Asian.

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Short Hills population breakdown by race

RaceShort HillsNew JerseyNational
Black or African American0.34%13.54%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.17%2.53%3.06%
Other race0.07%6.35%4.75%
In Short Hills, 3.2% 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 Short Hills, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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