Hillsdale, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hillsdale, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Hillsdale had a population of 10,404 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Hillsdale is located at latitude 41.0071 and longitude -74.0451 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Hillsdale (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 59 feet.

The Borough of Hillsdale (GNIS ID: 885255) 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 Hillsdale 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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Hillsdale, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,404
Population in Households 10,376
Population in Familes 9,454
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density1 3,523
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 3,516
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 2,861
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,640 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,080 (84.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 436 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 124 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $554,245
Average Home Value $568,912


Median Household Income $119,218
Average Household Income $150,480
Per Capita Income $50,955
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.57%
Households 0.11% 0.46%
Families 0.1% 0.45%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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.

Hillsdale, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hillsdale 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 # 135 75th
Population Density1 # 195 64th
Diversity Index2 # 283 48th
Median Household Income # 66 88th
Per Capita Income # 116 79th

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