Guttenberg, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Guttenberg, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Town of Guttenberg had a population of 12,131 as of July 1, 2016. Guttenberg 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 Guttenberg is located at latitude 40.7928 and longitude -74.0046 in Hudson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Guttenberg (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Hudson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 203 feet.

The Town of Guttenberg (GNIS ID: 885235) 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 Guttenberg 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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Guttenberg, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,131
Population in Households 12,025
Population in Familes 9,114
Population in Group Qrtrs 106
Population Density1 62,147
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 4,798
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 2,892
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,156 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,705 (33.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,093 (60.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 358 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $353,545
Average Home Value $400,630


Median Household Income $56,361
Average Household Income $87,536
Per Capita Income $34,651
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.32% 1.5%
Households 1.13% 1.37%
Families 1.21% 1.43%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Guttenberg, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Guttenberg 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 # 107 81st
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 60 89th
Median Household Income # 431 21st
Per Capita Income # 321 41st

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