Allendale, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Allendale, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Allendale had a population of 6,925 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Allendale is located at latitude 41.0327 and longitude -74.1338 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Allendale (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 351 feet.

The Borough of Allendale (GNIS ID: 885135) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Allendale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Allendale, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,925
Population in Households 6,813
Population in Familes 6,219
Population in Group Qrtrs 112
Population Density1 2,237
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 2,361
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 1,895
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,528 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,989 (78.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 372 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 167 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $771,607
Average Home Value $766,579


Median Household Income $147,226
Average Household Income $213,182
Per Capita Income $73,288
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.01% 1.02%
Households 0.87% 0.95%
Families 0.85% 0.95%
Median Household Income   0.66%
Per Capita Income   0.96%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Allendale, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Allendale to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 213 61st
Population Density1 # 304 44th
Diversity Index2 # 314 42nd
Median Household Income # 22 96th
Per Capita Income # 23 96th

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