Glen Rock, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Glen Rock, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Glen Rock had a population of 11,943 as of July 1, 2016. Glen Rock ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Glen Rock is located at latitude 40.9595 and longitude -74.1252 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Glen Rock (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 85 feet.

The Borough of Glen Rock (GNIS ID: 885233) 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 Glen Rock 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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Glen Rock, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 11,943
Population in Households 11,924
Population in Familes 11,100
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 4,400
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 3,991
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 3,347
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,633 (88.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 358 ( 8.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $635,765
Average Home Value $661,423


Median Household Income $154,636
Average Household Income $204,172
Per Capita Income $68,288
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.71%
Households 0.3% 0.59%
Families 0.28% 0.6%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
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.

Glen Rock, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glen Rock 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 # 109 80th
Population Density1 # 134 76th
Diversity Index2 # 307 44th
Median Household Income # 17 97th
Per Capita Income # 38 93rd

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