Closter, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Closter, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Closter had a population of 8,714 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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


Total Population 8,714
Population in Households 8,643
Population in Familes 8,022
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density2 2,755
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $135,169
Average Household Income $184,153
Per Capita Income $59,880


Total Housing Units 2,907 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,324 (79.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 495 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $765,339
Average Home Value $790,824


Total Households 2,819
Average Household Size 3.07
Family Households 2,386
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 0.49% 0.45%
Households 0.31% 0.35%
Families 0.3% 0.36%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.81%

Closter, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Closter 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 # 168 69th
Population Density # 249 54th
Diversity Index # 152 72nd
Median Household Income # 57 90th
Per Capita Income # 91 83rd

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