Bergen County NJ Information


Bergen County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 951,353
Population in Households 940,931
Population in Familes 805,957
Population in Group Qrtrs 10,422
Population Density1 4,083
Diversity Index2 68


Median Household Income $92,940
Average Household Income $130,560
Per Capita Income $48,159


Total Housing Units 366,255 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 221,653 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 126,556 (34.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 18,046 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $485,551
Average Home Value $586,135


Total Households 348,209
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 246,537
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.61% 0.59%
Households 0.44% 0.5%
Families 0.4% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.39%


Bergen County NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bergen County to the other 21 counties and county equivalents 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 # 1 100th
Population Density # 4 86th
Diversity Index # 10 57th
Median Household Income # 5 81st
Per Capita Income # 5 81st

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