Bogota, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bogota, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Bogota had a population of 8,542 as of July 1, 2017. Bogota 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 Bogota is located at latitude 40.8743 and longitude -74.0297 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Bogota (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 49 feet.

The Borough of Bogota (GNIS ID: 885163) 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 Bogota 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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Bogota, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,542
Daytime Population: Workers 1,312
Daytime Population: Residents 4,319
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,631
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 8,514
Population in Familes 7,449
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density2 11,168
Diversity Index3 84


Median Household Income $77,714
Average Household Income $96,235
Per Capita Income $32,276


Total Housing Units 2,977 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,835 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,019 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $346,851
Average Home Value $355,068


Total Households 2,854
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 2,141
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 0.59% 0.7%
Households 0.4% 0.57%
Families 0.4% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   3.25%

Bogota, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bogota 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 # 175 68th
Population Density # 29 95th
Diversity Index # 18 97th
Median Household Income # 280 49th
Per Capita Income # 369 32nd

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