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Cresskill, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Cresskill had a population of 8,775 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Cresskill is located at latitude 40.9398 and longitude -73.9586 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Cresskill (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 46 feet.

The Borough of Cresskill (GNIS ID: 885193) 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 Cresskill 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 Cresskill: Closter, Schrallenburgh Station.

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


Total Population 8,775
Daytime Population: Workers 1,811
Daytime Population: Residents 4,887
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,698
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 8,721
Population in Familes 7,874
Population in Group Qrtrs 54
Population Density2 4,253
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $115,145
Average Household Income $153,743
Per Capita Income $53,143


Total Housing Units 3,163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,345 (74.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 675 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 143 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $577,686
Average Home Value $654,030


Total Households 3,020
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 2,330
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 0.32% 0.49%
Households 0.08% 0.34%
Families 0.08% 0.34%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

Cresskill, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cresskill 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 # 164 70th
Population Density # 140 74th
Diversity Index # 165 70th
Median Household Income # 87 84th
Per Capita Income # 115 79th

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