The Borough of Emerson had a population of 7,616 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Emerson is located at latitude 40.9762 and longitude -74.0263 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Emerson encompass a land area of 2.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 49 feet.
The Borough of Emerson (GNIS ID: 885208) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Emerson: Etna.
|Total Population||7,616 (100%)|
|Population in Households||7,370 (96.8%)|
|Population in Families||6,666 (87.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||246 ( 3.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$116,781|
|Average Household Income||$148,717|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||18%|
|Per Capita Income||$49,452|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,604 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,230 (85.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||298 (11.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||76 ( 2.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$499,153|
|Average Home Value||$547,780|
|Housing Affordability Index3||110|
|Average Household Size||2.92|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.0%|
|Per Capita Income||1.87%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.18%|
The table below compares Emerson 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||# 193||65th|
|Population Density||# 204||63rd|
|Median Household Income||# 121||78th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 188||34th|
|Per Capita Income||# 204||63rd|
|Diversity Index||# 253||54th|
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