Tenafly, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Tenafly, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Tenafly had a population of 15,230 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Tenafly is located at latitude 40.9183 and longitude -73.9505 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Tenafly (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.58 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 49 feet.

The Borough of Tenafly (GNIS ID: 885417) 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 Tenafly population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tenafly: Tienevlie, Tienevly.

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Tenafly, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 15,230
Population in Households 15,121
Population in Familes 13,990
Population in Group Qrtrs 109
Population Density1 3,310
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 4,939
Average Household Size 3.06
Family Households 4,096
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,738 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,201 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 276 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $806,073
Average Home Value $819,074


Median Household Income $130,405
Average Household Income $197,950
Per Capita Income $64,462
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.8% 0.92%
Households 0.57% 0.79%
Families 0.56% 0.78%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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.

Tenafly, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tenafly 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 # 72 87th
Population Density1 # 206 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 169 69th
Median Household Income # 42 92nd
Per Capita Income # 51 91st

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