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Waldwick, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Waldwick had a population of 9,957 as of July 1, 2017. Waldwick ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Waldwick is located at latitude 41.0136 and longitude -74.1259 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Waldwick (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 246 feet.

The Borough of Waldwick (GNIS ID: 885429) 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 Waldwick 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 Waldwick: New Prospect.

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


Total Population 9,957
Daytime Population: Workers 2,850
Daytime Population: Residents 4,749
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,599
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 9,957
Population in Familes 8,874
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 4,802
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $102,540
Average Household Income $128,965
Per Capita Income $45,232


Total Housing Units 3,633 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,025 (83.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 471 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 137 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $431,745
Average Home Value $454,762


Total Households 3,496
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 2,743
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 0.44% 0.58%
Households 0.27% 0.49%
Families 0.27% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Waldwick, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waldwick 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 # 141 74th
Population Density # 114 79th
Diversity Index # 289 47th
Median Household Income # 134 76th
Per Capita Income # 176 68th

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