Cliffside Park, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Cliffside Park, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Cliffside Park had a population of 25,344 as of July 1, 2018. Cliffside Park 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 Cliffside Park is located at latitude 40.8221 and longitude -73.9878 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Cliffside Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 246 feet.

The Borough of Cliffside Park (GNIS ID: 885187) 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.

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Cliffside Park, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 25,344
Population in Households 25,341
Population in Familes 19,913
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 26,304
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $64,982
Average Household Income $91,114
Per Capita Income $37,663


Total Housing Units 11,174 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,807 (43.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,668 (50.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 699 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $425,737
Average Home Value $498,029


Total Households 10,475
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 6,494
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.87% 0.86%
Households 0.63% 0.71%
Families 0.6% 0.72%
Median Household Income   3.31%
Per Capita Income   3.08%

Cliffside Park, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cliffside Park to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 37 93rd
Population Density # 5 99th
Diversity Index # 62 89th
Median Household Income # 392 28th
Per Capita Income # 314 43rd

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