River Edge, NJ 07661 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07661: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
River Edge, NJ 07661

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 364
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,806
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 418
  • County: Bergen County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.929, Longitude -74.039
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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River Edge, NJ 07661 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 11,896
Population in Households 11,887
Population in Familes 10,640
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 6,365
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 4,270
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 3,259
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,430 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,075 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,195 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 160 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $469,939
Average Home Value $501,325


Median Household Income $99,232
Average Household Income $121,527
Per Capita Income $43,650
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 0.82%
Households 0.45% 0.67%
Families 0.42% 0.65%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.

River Edge, NJ 07661 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07661 to the other 580 ZIP Codes 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 # 267 54th
Population Density1 # 94 84th
Diversity Index2 # 207 64th
Median Household Income # 177 70th
Per Capita Income # 214 63rd

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