Bergen County NJ Information

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  1. Bergen County 2019 Demographic Data
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Bergen County NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

POPULATION

Total Population 949,853
Population in Households 939,431
Population in Familes 801,865
Population in Group Qrtrs 10,422
Population Density2 4,077
Diversity Index3 69
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $97,695
Average Household Income $137,292
Per Capita Income $50,330

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 365,597 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 220,905 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 127,045 (34.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 17,647 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $477,785
Average Home Value $578,484
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 347,950
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 246,913
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.52% 0.48%
Households 0.39% 0.41%
Families 0.37% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

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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, 2019 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 # 5 81st

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