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Carlstadt, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Carlstadt had a population of 6,367 as of July 1, 2017. Carlstadt ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Carlstadt is located at latitude 40.8264 and longitude -74.0623 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Carlstadt (see map below) encompass a land area of 4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.24 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 190 feet.

The Borough of Carlstadt (GNIS ID: 885180) 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 Carlstadt population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Carlstadt: Tailor Town.

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


Total Population 6,367
Daytime Population: Workers 10,244
Daytime Population: Residents 3,141
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,385
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.10
Population in Households 6,367
Population in Familes 5,216
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,592
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $68,902
Average Household Income $94,180
Per Capita Income $36,018


Total Housing Units 2,562 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,270 (49.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,165 (45.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 127 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $401,344
Average Home Value $419,134


Total Households 2,435
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 1,616
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 0.53% 0.61%
Households 0.33% 0.51%
Families 0.32% 0.51%
Median Household Income   3.49%
Per Capita Income   3.86%

Carlstadt, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carlstadt 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 # 222 59th
Population Density # 374 32nd
Diversity Index # 140 75th
Median Household Income # 337 38th
Per Capita Income # 305 44th

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