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The Borough of Emerson had a population of 7,317 as of July 1, 2022.
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 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||7,317 (100%)|
|Population in Households||7,188 (98.2%)|
|Population in Families||6,497 (88.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||129 ( 1.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$134,415|
|Average Household Income||$178,358|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||22%|
|Per Capita Income||$60,536|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,596 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,128 (82.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||354 (13.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||114 ( 4.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$557,163|
|Average Home Value||$582,965|
|Housing Affordability Index3||95|
|Average Household Size||2.90|
|Average Family Size||3.00|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.80%|
|Per Capita Income||2.28%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.16%|
The table below compares Emerson to the other 701 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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||# 219||69th|
|Population Density||# 238||66th|
|Median Household Income||# 157||78th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 235||34th|
|Per Capita Income||# 229||67th|
|Diversity Index||# 304||56th|
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