Northvale, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Northvale, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Northvale had a population of 4,945 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Northvale is located at latitude 41.013 and longitude -73.9481 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Northvale (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Borough of Northvale (GNIS ID: 885327) 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 Northvale: Neuvy, Northvalle Neuvy.

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


Total Population 4,945
Population in Households 4,752
Population in Familes 4,343
Population in Group Qrtrs 193
Population Density2 3,817
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $100,758
Average Household Income $126,410
Per Capita Income $41,912


Total Housing Units 1,738 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,320 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 333 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $536,096
Average Home Value $594,223


Total Households 1,653
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 1,341
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 0.77% 0.66%
Households 0.67% 0.61%
Families 0.7% 0.63%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Northvale, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Northvale 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 # 261 52nd
Population Density # 171 69th
Diversity Index # 181 67th
Median Household Income # 162 70th
Per Capita Income # 250 54th

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