Guttenberg, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Guttenberg, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Town of Guttenberg had a population of 12,328 as of July 1, 2017. 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 40.7928 and longitude -74.0046 in Hudson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Guttenberg (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Guttenberg 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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Guttenberg, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,328
Daytime Population: Workers 1,747
Daytime Population: Residents 6,127
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,874
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 12,222
Population in Familes 9,278
Population in Group Qrtrs 106
Population Density2 63,156
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $57,339
Average Household Income $91,098
Per Capita Income $35,868


Total Housing Units 5,264 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,725 (32.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,125 (59.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 414 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $361,974
Average Home Value $402,594


Total Households 4,850
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 2,922
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 1.36% 1.4%
Households 1.12% 1.24%
Families 1.19% 1.3%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   3.06%

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, 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 # 104 81st
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 64 89th
Median Household Income # 425 22nd
Per Capita Income # 310 43rd

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