Facts & Figures

Facts


  • Form of Government: Bi-partisan Township Committee (5 members elected at large)
  • Population: 20,839 (2000 Census)
  • Projected Population for the Year 2010: 23,733
  • Area of Township: 19.1 square miles

Public Schools


  • Montville Township High School
  • Robert R. Lazar Middle School
  • Cedar Hill, Hilldale, Valley View, William Mason and Woodmont Elementary Schools

Private Schools


  • St. Pius X Grammar School
  • Trinity Christian School

Household Characteristics - 1990 & 2000 Censuses

Household Characteristics
1990 2000
Average number persons per household
3.15 2.80
Average number persons per family
3.38 3.17
Number of Non-family households
628 1,511
Number of householders living alone
499 1,255
Number of married couple families
3,795 5,237
Number of households with individuals 65+
195 422
Number of female householders (no husband present)
328 471
Number of owner occupied housing units
4,473 6,336
Number of renter occupied housing units
490 1,044
Total Households
4,963 7,380

Population By Age

Age Range
Number Population
Percentage Population
Under 5
1,435 6.9%
5-9 1,608 7.7%
10-14 1,471 7.1%
15-19 1,049 5%
20-24 821 3.9%
25-34 2,602 12.5%
35-44 3,766 18.1%
45-54 3,366 16.2%
55-64 2,465 11.8%
65-74 1,307 6.3%
75+ 949 4.5%
Total 20,839 100.0%

Population By Race / Ethnicity

Race / Ethnicity
Number Population
Percentage Population
White
17,703 85.0%
Black / African American
193 0.9%
American Indian / Alaskan Native
9 -
Asian
2,619 12.6%
Asian Indian
810 3.9%
Chinese 1,222 5.9%
Filipino 99 0.5%
Japanese
47 0.2%
Korean
349 1.7%
Vietnamese
15 0.1%
Other Asian
77 0.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
4 -
Some Other Race
74 0.4%
Two or More Races
237 1.1%
Total 20,839 100.1%