Palisades Park, NJ Profile: Facts & Data

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Palisades Park, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Palisades Park had a population of 20,918 as of July 1, 2018. Palisades Park 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 Palisades Park is located at latitude 40.847 and longitude -73.9971 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Palisades Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 95 feet.

The Borough of Palisades Park (GNIS ID: 885338) 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 Palisades Park: Palisade Park.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 20,918
Population in Households 20,914
Population in Familes 17,225
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 16,728
Diversity Index3 72
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $68,155
Average Household Income $94,199
Per Capita Income $32,746

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,674 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,487 (32.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,783 (62.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 404 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $562,762
Average Home Value $578,337
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,270
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 5,260
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.78% 0.66%
Households 0.58% 0.55%
Families 0.56% 0.55%
Median Household Income   3.56%
Per Capita Income   3.64%

Palisades Park, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palisades Park 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 # 48 91st
Population Density # 12 98th
Diversity Index # 83 85th
Median Household Income # 364 33rd
Per Capita Income # 385 30th

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