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Northvale, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Northvale had a population of 4,982 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Northvale is located at latitude 41.013 and longitude -73.9481 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Northvale (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Borough of Northvale (GNIS ID: 885327) 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 Northvale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Northvale: Neuvy, Northvalle Neuvy.

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Northvale, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,982
Daytime Population: Workers 3,715
Daytime Population: Residents 2,478
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,193
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.24
Population in Households 4,789
Population in Familes 4,366
Population in Group Qrtrs 193
Population Density2 3,846
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $93,809
Average Household Income $121,803
Per Capita Income $40,673


Total Housing Units 1,749 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,321 (75.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 348 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $499,294
Average Home Value $558,902


Total Households 1,669
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 1,355
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.99% 0.98%
Households 0.9% 0.94%
Families 0.94% 0.93%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Northvale, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Northvale to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 263 52nd
Population Density # 170 69th
Diversity Index # 177 67th
Median Household Income # 175 68th
Per Capita Income # 228 58th

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