Morris County is located in north-central New Jersey. The County Seat is Morristown and the largest city is Parsippany-Troy Hills Township. The Official Web Site is located at http://morriscountynj.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 499,727 and the 2010 census population was 492,279. The land area is 460.18 square miles and there are 1069.8 persons per square mile.
84.6% of the population is White, 3.5% is Black or African American, 12.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 9.9% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.7% is two or more races. 93.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 50% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $432,400, there are 179,665 households, an average of 2.71 persons per household. The per capita income is $48,814, the median household income is $98,633, and 4.4% of the persons in Morris County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 52,546. Retail sales (in $1000) were $8,756,311, and sales per capita were $18,032. The percentage of black-owned firms is 2.1%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 24.3%.
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