West Milford, NJ Overview

Those who appreciate natural beauty, open spaces, and outdoor adventure will find an idyllic home in West Milford Township nestled in the “heart of the highlands.”  Breathtaking terrain dotted with nearly 40 lakes is crisscrossed by narrow roads that run long scenic valleys and ridges.  Most homes surround the lakes, many of them conversions of summer resort cottages.  Many newer homes have sprung up over the years, including elegant manors on multi-acre lots and contemporary condominiums. More than 29,000 acres of state parks and the Newark Watershed ensure a variety of recreational opportunities and wilderness experiences.  Popular pastimes include hiking, biking, camping, hunting, fishing, boating, water sports, and winter sports.  Many other recreational facilities are available within the community, from swimming pools to sports fields and a famously popular teen coffee house.  Route 2 winds along the southern boundary to provide efficient links to regional arteries. 


Population Growth (since 2000) -3%
Population Density (ppl / mile) 342.00
Household Size (ppl) 2.658
Households w/ Children 30%

Housing Stability

Annual Residential Turnover 6%
5+ Years in Residency 45%
Median Year in Residency 4.58

Housing Inventory

West Milford, NJ Housing Inventory 696 1,048 8,530 8,530 696 1,048 8,530

Market Overview

178 listings with an estimated median price of $385,350

Price Count
$0 - 100K 4
$100K - 200K 2
$200K - 300K 42
$300K - 400K 51
$400K - 500K 25
$500K - 600K 23
$600K - 700K 18
$700K - 800K 10
$800K - 900K 3
Property Type Count
Single Family 152
Townhouse 1
Condo 2
Commercial 9
Rental 18
Lots and Land 8
Condo/Town/CoOp 3
Multi Family 2
Mobile Home 1

(Data as of 7/12/2020)

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.

West Milford, NJ Population Demographics

Total: 25,721


Median Age: 44.81

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)

West Milford, NJ Temperature

Weather Risk

West Milford, 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

West Milford, NJ Education Climate Index

Highest Education Level Attained

West Milford, NJ Highest Education Level Attained 6,205 3,820 875 184 2,023 3,651 1,240 6,205 3,820 875 184 2,023

Employment and Finance


West Milford, NJ Workforce

Income by dollar range (Median Income: $95,720)

West Milford, NJ Income by dollar range 230 218 187 190 246 201 316 341 167 536 768 1,639 1,411 1,174 1,482 192 259 21

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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West Milford, NJ Crime

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