The Borough of Closter had a population of 8,574 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Closter is located at latitude 40.9732 and longitude -73.9615 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Closter encompass a land area of 3.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.
The Borough of Closter (GNIS ID: 885190) 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.
|Total Population||8,574 (100%)|
|Population in Households||8,503 (99.2%)|
|Population in Families||7,874 (91.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||71 ( 0.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$144,887|
|Average Household Income||$199,098|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||20%|
|Per Capita Income||$64,876|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,896 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,328 (80.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||465 (16.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||103 ( 3.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$683,935|
|Average Home Value||$758,401|
|Housing Affordability Index3||115|
|Average Household Size||3.04|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.3%|
|Per Capita Income||1.61%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.15%|
The table below compares Closter to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 174||68th|
|Population Density||# 251||54th|
|Median Household Income||# 64||88th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 202||37th|
|Per Capita Income||# 89||84th|
|Diversity Index||# 154||72nd|
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