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Harrington Park, New Jersey - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Bergen County at latitude 40.9837 and longitude -73.9799. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 49 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Harrington Park (see map) encompass a land area of 1.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles.

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Harrington Park, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harrington 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 # 274 50th
Population Density1 # 271 50th
Diversity Index2 # 243 56th
Median Household Income # 28 95th
Per Capita Income # 45 92nd

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 4,642
Population in Households 4,638
Population in Familes 4,306
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 2,534
Diversity Index2 42
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,585
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 1,322
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,630 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,446 (88.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 139 ( 8.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $655,689
Average Home Value $679,979
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $147,389
Average Household Income $175,557
Per Capita Income $59,959
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.11% 0.36%
Households -0.1% 0.35%
Families -0.11% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   3.73%
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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