Statewide Claims to Fame

Mountainside is 8th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Mountainside is 14th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Income per household

Mountainside is 19th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Income per capita

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Mountainside Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 6,779 161st 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 4.0 89th 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,667.9 221st 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Mountainside Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 5.4% 176th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.2% 119th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 23.7% 8th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Mountainside Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 94.2% 66th 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 58.9% 40th 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Mountainside Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 91.3% 40th 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 2.0% 188th 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.0% 241st 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 4.9% 132nd 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 104th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.4% 216th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 6.1% 183rd 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 86.1% 44th 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Mountainside Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 51.9% 96th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 11.3% 182nd 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Mountainside Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 2,558 216th 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 5.3% 229th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 2,346 217th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 92.5% 21st 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $628,900 27th $349,100 $186,200
People per household 2.7 110th 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Mountainside Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $62,707 19th $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $131,648 14th $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 4.2% 162nd 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Mountainside Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,262 75th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $34,331 165th $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $5,283 141st $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $17,694 90th $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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