Bergen County NJ Information


Bergen County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 950,113
Daytime Population: Workers 454,133
Daytime Population: Residents 482,280
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 936,413
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 939,691
Population in Familes 802,232
Population in Group Qrtrs 10,422
Population Density2 4,078
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $87,806
Average Household Income $125,284
Per Capita Income $46,264


Total Housing Units 366,678 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 219,699 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 128,334 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 18,645 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $472,526
Average Home Value $551,937


Total Households 348,033
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 246,920
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 0.67% 0.73%
Households 0.5% 0.63%
Families 0.48% 0.62%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   2.36%


Bergen County NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bergen County to the other 21 counties and county equivalents 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 # 1 100th
Population Density # 4 86th
Diversity Index # 10 57th
Median Household Income # 5 81st
Per Capita Income # 4 86th

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