NJ

National Population : 333,590,059
New Jersey State Population : 9,202,495

About Short Hills, NJ

Short Hills, NJ is located in Essex County in the state of New Jersey.

The total City Population for Short Hills is about 13,134 with about 965 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 13,944.

The Average Home Value is $1,364,400.00, which is roughly 73% higher than the Average Home Value of $365,627.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 86% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $250,000.00, which is roughly 63% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $93,038.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 77% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Short Hills is about 4.4%.

New Jersey is ranked #6 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 80.81 out of 100.

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Voting

Essex County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 71.71% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 77.27%
Republican: 21.86%
Libertarian: 0.38%
Green: 0.28%
Other: 0.21%


Nearby Locations

Millburn, NJ (1.58 mi.)
Summit, NJ (2.36 mi.)
Springfield, NJ (2.57 mi.)
Vauxhall, NJ (2.67 mi.)
Maplewood, NJ (3.43 mi.)
Livingston, NJ (3.50 mi.)
South Orange, NJ (3.62 mi.)
Chatham Twp, NJ (3.91 mi.)
Chatham, NJ (3.91 mi.)
Florham Park, NJ (4.26 mi.)
Union, NJ (4.41 mi.)
Kenilworth, NJ (4.47 mi.)
Mountainside, NJ (4.55 mi.)
Madison, NJ (4.86 mi.)
West Orange, NJ (4.98 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 07078
Latitude : 40.739018
Longitude : -74.332002
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 375 ft.
Area Code(s) : 973

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 3.17
Male Population Estimate : 46.57%
Female Population Estimate : 48.45%
Median Age : 41.2
Male Median Age : 41.0
Female Median Age : 41.5

White Population Estimate : 79.09%
Black Population Estimate : 1.07%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.29%
Asian Population Estimate : 16.06%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.10%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.09%
Other Population Estimate : 0.42%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Short Hills specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Essex County: About 14 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Essex County: About 606 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Essex County is about 71% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 53% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.