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Cliffside Park, New Jersey - Basic Facts

Cliffside Park is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Borough of Cliffside Park.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Bergen County at latitude 40.8215 and longitude -73.9876. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 259 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Cliffside Park (see map) encompass a land area of 0.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Cliffside Park, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cliffside Park to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 38 93rd
Population Density1 # 6 99th
Diversity Index2 # 70 87th
Median Household Income # 377 31st
Per Capita Income # 318 42nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Cliffside Park, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 24,006
Population in Households 24,003
Population in Familes 18,699
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 24,936
Diversity Index2 73
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,091
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 6,246
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,765 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,727 (43.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,364 (49.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 674 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $406,129
Average Home Value $451,005
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,939
Average Household Income $79,443
Per Capita Income $33,396
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.41% 0.68%
Households 0.34% 0.65%
Families 0.25% 0.6%
Median Household Income   4.02%
Per Capita Income   3.1%
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.

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