Allendale, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Allendale, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Allendale had a population of 6,986 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Allendale is located at latitude 41.0327 and longitude -74.1338 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Allendale (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 351 feet.

The Borough of Allendale (GNIS ID: 885135) 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 Allendale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 6,986
Daytime Population: Workers 3,675
Daytime Population: Residents 3,929
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,604
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 6,874
Population in Familes 6,281
Population in Group Qrtrs 112
Population Density2 2,256
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $156,748
Average Household Income $224,082
Per Capita Income $76,685


Total Housing Units 2,553 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,995 (78.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 377 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 181 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $830,106
Average Home Value $816,203


Total Households 2,372
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 1,906
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 0.99% 0.89%
Households 0.82% 0.81%
Families 0.82% 0.82%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   1.81%

Allendale, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Allendale 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 # 215 61st
Population Density # 303 45th
Diversity Index # 317 42nd
Median Household Income # 22 96th
Per Capita Income # 22 96th

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