Moonachie, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Moonachie, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Moonachie had a population of 2,749 as of July 1, 2018. Moonachie ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Moonachie is located at latitude 40.8412 and longitude -74.0451 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Moonachie encompass a land area of 1.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Borough of Moonachie (GNIS ID: 885307) 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 Moonachie: Monachie, Peach Island.

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


Total Population 2,749
Population in Households 2,749
Population in Familes 2,321
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,651
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $54,107
Average Household Income $80,948
Per Capita Income $29,417


Total Housing Units 1,056 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 740 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 259 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $334,286
Average Home Value $307,973


Total Households 999
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 697
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 0.18% 0.17%
Households -0.07% 0.04%
Families -0.09% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Moonachie, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moonachie 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 # 362 34th
Population Density # 370 32nd
Diversity Index # 87 84th
Median Household Income # 468 14th
Per Capita Income # 444 19th

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