Kinnelon is a Borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 9,365. It is a low density, suburban community, with many parks and trails.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 18.8 square miles (48.7 km²), of which, 17.9 square miles (46.3 km²) of it is land and 0.9 square miles (2.4 km²) of it (4.94%) is water.
The borough is home to Silas Condict County Park as well as sections of Pyramid Mountain County Park. Its largest lake is Lake Kinnelon, which is within Smoke Rise, a private gated community. The Fayson Lakes area of Kinnelon was developed as a vacation resort.
Tripod Rock is located in Kinnelon's Pyramid Mountain Natural Historical Area. New York City is from Kinnelon and there are various historic sites in Morristown, New Jersey which is 30 minutes south of Kinnelon. Accommodations can be found at various hotels in Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey which is within 20 minutes of Kinnelon. Accommodations can also be found at the Butler Guest House, which is within of every area of town.
There were 3,062 households out of which 45.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 80.6% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.3% were non-families. 9.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.06 and the average family size was 3.27.
In the borough the population was spread out with 30.0% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 29.7% from 45 to 64, and 9.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 99.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.9 males.
The median income for a household in the borough was $105,991, and the median income for a family was $110,593. Males had a median income of $79,870 versus $45,069 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $45,796. About 2.3% of families and 2.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.9% of those under age 18 and 0.6% of those age 65 or over.
As of 2008, the Mayor of Kinnelon is Glenn Sisco (term ends December 31, 2010). Members of the Borough Council are Council President Robert W. Collins (2008), Stephen Cobell (2010), Daniel Colucci (2009), James Freda (2010), Eric Nederfield (2008) and Evan Swalling (2009).