Tenafly, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Tenafly, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Tenafly had a population of 15,320 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Tenafly is located at latitude 40.9254 and longitude -73.9629 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Tenafly encompass a land area of 4.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.58 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 49 feet.

The Borough of Tenafly (GNIS ID: 885417) 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 Tenafly: Tienevlie, Tienevly.

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


Total Population 15,320
Population in Households 15,211
Population in Familes 14,115
Population in Group Qrtrs 109
Population Density2 3,330
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $153,185
Average Household Income $217,151
Per Capita Income $70,401


Total Housing Units 5,218 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,772 (72.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,176 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 270 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $828,895
Average Home Value $919,141


Total Households 4,948
Average Household Size 3.07
Family Households 4,104
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 0.68% 0.59%
Households 0.46% 0.46%
Families 0.45% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   1.74%

Tenafly, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tenafly 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 # 73 87th
Population Density # 207 62nd
Diversity Index # 170 69th
Median Household Income # 36 94th
Per Capita Income # 51 91st

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