Municipal Population and County Housing Unit Estimates for 2015 Released by Census Bureau
The U.S. Census Bureau has released new municipal population estimates and county housing unit estimates for 2015.
- Between April 1, 2010 and July 1, 2015 the Borough of Riverdale experienced the greatest percentage population increase in Morris County, rising by 20.1%, or 714 persons. This was also the third greatest percentage increase of all municipalities in the State.
- The Township of Mount Olive experienced the greatest numeric increase in Morris County during this period, adding 938 persons.
- During the same period, total housing units in Morris County increased by 0.8%, compared to a 1.1% increase for New Jersey.
Tables showing the latest municipal population estimates and county housing unit estimates have been posted to the Data and Statistics page.
County Population Estimates for 2015 Released by Census Bureau
The United States Census Bureau has released new county population estimates for 2015. According to the Census Bureau, Morris County’s population was 499,509 on July 1, 2015, an increase of 1.5% from the 492,276 count recorded on April 1, 2010 as part of the Decennial Census. By comparison, New Jersey’s population is estimated to have increased by 1.9% during the same period.
A table showing the 2015 population estimates for all counties in New Jersey has been posted to the Data and Statistics page of this website.
In addition, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development has released highlights of the latest 2015 county population estimates in New Jersey.
Open Space Grant Applications Available
The Morris County Division of Planning and Preservation has released the application form for the 2016 funding round of municipal/non-profit open space projects under the Morris County Preservation Trust Fund. Any of the 39 municipalities in the county and qualified non-profit organizations are eligible to apply for funding.
All application materials are due by 4:30 PM on Friday, June 17, 2016.
Please contact Barbara Murray in the Morris County Division of Planning and Preservation at (973) 829-8120 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further information on the program or application process.