North Arlington, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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North Arlington, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of North Arlington had a population of 15,977 as of July 1, 2017. North Arlington 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 North Arlington is located at latitude 40.7863 and longitude -74.1262 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of North Arlington (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 135 feet.

The Borough of North Arlington (GNIS ID: 885323) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with North Arlington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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North Arlington, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,977
Daytime Population: Workers 3,536
Daytime Population: Residents 8,507
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,043
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 15,956
Population in Familes 13,031
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 6,236
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $72,946
Average Household Income $88,751
Per Capita Income $35,895


Total Housing Units 6,763 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,242 (47.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,211 (47.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 310 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $372,911
Average Home Value $407,572


Total Households 6,453
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 4,217
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.52% 0.61%
Households 0.34% 0.52%
Families 0.33% 0.51%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.69%

North Arlington, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Arlington to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 70 87th
Population Density # 77 86th
Diversity Index # 136 75th
Median Household Income # 306 44th
Per Capita Income # 308 44th

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