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Closter, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Closter had a population of 8,673 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Closter is located at latitude 40.9729 and longitude -73.9603 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Closter (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.

The Borough of Closter (GNIS ID: 885190) 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 Closter 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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Closter, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 8,673
Population in Households 8,602
Population in Familes 7,964
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density1 2,742
Diversity Index2 59
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,818
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 2,386
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,912 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,309 (79.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 509 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $731,215
Average Home Value $739,335
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $118,925
Average Household Income $163,700
Per Capita Income $53,496
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.78%
Households 0.41% 0.68%
Families 0.39% 0.68%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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.

Closter, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Closter 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 # 167 70th
Population Density1 # 247 55th
Diversity Index2 # 154 72nd
Median Household Income # 67 88th
Per Capita Income # 100 82nd

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