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Guttenberg, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Town of Guttenberg had a population of 11,982 as of July 1, 2019. Guttenberg 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 Guttenberg is located at latitude 40.792 and longitude -74.0038 in Hudson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Guttenberg encompass a land area of 0.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Hudson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 203 feet.

The Town of Guttenberg (GNIS ID: 885235) 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.


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Guttenberg, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Guttenberg, NJ Housing Affordability Index is 64
State of New Jersey Housing Affordability Index is 91
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Guttenberg, NJ Wealth Index is 83
State of New Jersey Wealth Index is 148
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 11,982 (100%)
Population in Households 11,876 (99.1%)
Population in Families 9,065 (75.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 106 ( 0.9%)
Population Density 62,083
Diversity Index2 75
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,454
Average Household Income $91,975
Per Capita Income $36,094
Wealth Index4 83

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,028 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,716 (34.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,981 (59.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 331 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $330,345
Housing Affordability Index3 64
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,697
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 2,850
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.82% 0.83%
Households 0.58% 0.64%
Families 0.73% 0.77%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   1.94%

Guttenberg, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Guttenberg to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 108 80th
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 66 88th
Median Household Income # 466 15th
Per Capita Income # 361 34th

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