# Morris County, New Jersey

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**Morris County** is a

county located in the

U.S. State of

New Jersey. As of

2000, the population is 470,212. Its

county seat is

Morristown^{6}.

\nAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,247

km² (481

mi²). 1,215 km² (469 mi²) of it is land and 32 km² (12 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.55% water.

## Demographics

\nAs of the census^{2} of

2000, there are 470,212 people, 169,711 households, and 124,907 families residing in the county. The

population density is 387/km² (1,003/mi²). There are 174,379 housing units at an average density of 144/km² (372/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 87.20%

White, 2.80%

Black or

African American, 0.12%

Native American, 6.26%

Asian, 0.04%

Pacific Islander, 2.01% from

other races, and 1.56% from two or more races. 7.79% of the population are

Hispanic or

Latino of any race.
There are 169,711 households out of which 35.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.80% are married couples living together, 7.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.40% are non-families. 21.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.72 and the average family size is 3.18.
In the county the population is spread out with 24.80% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 31.90% from 25 to 44, 25.30% from 45 to 64, and 11.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 95.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.70 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $77,340, and the median income for a family is $89,773. Males have a median income of $60,165 versus $40,065 for females. The per capita income for the county is $36,964. 3.90% of the population and 2.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 3.70% are under the age of 18 and 5.30% are 65 or older.

## Cities and towns

\n*Boonton Township\n*

Boonton\n*

Budd Lake\n*

Butler\n*

Chatham Township\n*

Chatham\n*

Chester Township\n*

Chester\n*

Denville Township\n*

Dover\n*

East Hanover Township\n*

Florham Park\n*

Hanover Township\n*

Harding Township\n*

Jefferson Township\n*

Kinnelon\n*

Lake Telemark\n*

Lincoln Park\n*

Long Hill Township\n*

Long Valley\n*

Madison\n*

Mendham Township\n*

Mendham\n*

Mine Hill Township\n*

Montville Township\n*

Morris Plains\n*

Morris Township\n*

Morristown\n*

Mount Arlington\n*

Mount Olive Township\n*

Mountain Lakes\n*

Netcong\n*

Parsippany-Troy Hills Township\n*

Pequannock Township\n*

Randolph Township\n*

Riverdale\n*

Rockaway Township\n*

Rockaway\n*

Roxbury Township\n*

Succasunna-Kenvil\n*

Victory Gardens\n*

Washington Township\n*

Wharton\n*

White Meadow Lake