North Arlington, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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North Arlington, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of North Arlington had a population of 15,788 as of July 1, 2016. North Arlington ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for North Arlington is located at latitude 40.7863 and longitude -74.1262 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of North Arlington (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 135 feet.

The Borough of North Arlington (GNIS ID: 885323) 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 North Arlington 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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North Arlington, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 15,788
Population in Households 15,767
Population in Familes 12,847
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density1 6,162
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 6,388
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 4,166
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,700 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,230 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,158 (47.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 312 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $370,936
Average Home Value $402,438


Median Household Income $73,313
Average Household Income $87,448
Per Capita Income $35,432
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.68%
Households 0.23% 0.56%
Families 0.19% 0.55%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   1.39%
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.

North Arlington, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Arlington 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 # 69 88th
Population Density1 # 77 86th
Diversity Index2 # 135 75th
Median Household Income # 300 45th
Per Capita Income # 304 44th

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