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Secaucus, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Town of Secaucus had a population of 20,587 as of July 1, 2020. Secaucus ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Secaucus is located at latitude 40.7895 and longitude -74.0565 in Hudson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Secaucus encompass a land area of 5.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.77 sq. miles. Hudson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Town of Secaucus (GNIS ID: 885392) 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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Secaucus, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 20,587 (100%)
Population in Households 19,829 (96.3%)
Population in Families 16,188 (78.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 758 ( 3.7%)
Population Density 3,533
Diversity Index2 71
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $109,752
Average Household Income $142,789
% of Income for Mortgage4 18%
Per Capita Income $55,041
Wealth Index5 159
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 8,587 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,866 (45.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,059 (47.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 662 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $461,488
Average Home Value $502,253
Housing Affordability Index3 120
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,925
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 5,216
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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 2.33% 1.31%
Households 2.27% 1.26%
Families 2.34% 1.32%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
Owner Occupied HU   1.02%

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Secaucus, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Secaucus to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 50 91st
Population Density # 195 64th
Median Household Income # 142 74th
Housing Affordability Index # 242 44th
Per Capita Income # 145 74th
Diversity Index # 95 83rd

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