Leonia, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Leonia, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Leonia had a population of 9,188 as of July 1, 2018. Leonia ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Leonia is located at latitude 40.8615 and longitude -73.9882 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Leonia encompass a land area of 1.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 105 feet.

The Borough of Leonia (GNIS ID: 885276) 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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Leonia, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 9,188
Population in Households 9,171
Population in Familes 8,127
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density2 5,950
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $91,748
Average Household Income $125,210
Per Capita Income $45,408


Total Housing Units 3,489 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,099 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,228 (35.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 162 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $550,250
Average Home Value $577,430


Total Households 3,327
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 2,548
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 0.34% 0.34%
Households 0.16% 0.23%
Families 0.14% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

Leonia, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leonia 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 # 154 72nd
Population Density # 80 86th
Diversity Index # 76 86th
Median Household Income # 205 63rd
Per Capita Income # 201 63rd

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