Boonton, NJ Overview

Boonton offers a warm, hometown atmosphere in close proximity to bustling urban centers.  It provides the luxury of spacious country living with expansive lots that blend with picturesque small farms and several private lakes.  Boonton is characterized as a pastoral bedroom community with an urban flavor and a small pocket of local industry.  The distinctive Main Street district is dotted with charming older homes and antiques shops.  Extensive development of recreational services and facilities enhanced the appeal of this community, offering everything from sports fields to lakefront recreation and beaches.  Transportation efficiencies include Interstate 287 as well as commuter bus and train service to New York City.


Population Growth (since 2000)0 %
Population Density (ppl / mile)3,620.00
Household Size (ppl)2.549
Households w/ Children30 %

Housing Stability

Annual Residential Turnover8 %
5+ Years in Residency39 %
Median Year in Residency3.94

Housing Inventory

Boonton, NJ Housing Inventory 1,9971521,2741,9971521,274

Market Overview

34 listings with an estimated median price of $411,250

$200K - 300K6
$300K - 400K10
$400K - 500K8
$500K - 600K6
$600K - 700K1
$700K - 800K1
$800K - 900K2
Property TypeCount
Single Family24
Lots and Land1
Multi Family3

(Data as of 2/19/2019)

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Boonton, NJ Population Demographics

Total: 8,453


Median Age: 40.86

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Temperature (degrees F)

Boonton, NJ Temperature

Weather Risk

Boonton, NJ Weather Risk


The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index below are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Education Climate Index

Boonton, NJ Education Climate Index

Highest Education Level Attained

Boonton, NJ Highest Education Level Attained 1,5001,0473152862089011,6961,5001,047286208901

Employment and Finance


Boonton, NJ Workforce

Income by dollar range (Median Income: $87,252)

Boonton, NJ Income by dollar range 13413511937471141361503415931348547330731712517115

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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Smoking Ban

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The Crime Index compares the risk or probability of future occurrence of certain types of crime in this community as compared to the national average. The national average for each type of crime equals a score of 1.0, so a score of 2.0 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 0.50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Boonton, NJ Crime

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