Secaucus, NJ Profile: Facts & Data

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Secaucus, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Town of Secaucus had a population of 19,047 as of July 1, 2018. 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 40.782 and longitude -74.0676 in Hudson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Secaucus (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Secaucus population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 19,047
Population in Households 18,289
Population in Familes 15,000
Population in Group Qrtrs 758
Population Density1 3,305
Diversity Index2 70
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $99,899
Average Household Income $127,815
Per Capita Income $50,627

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,430 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,701 (43.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,621 (43.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,108 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $435,247
Average Home Value $471,025
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,322
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 4,798
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.93% 1.12%
Households 1.84% 1.05%
Families 1.88% 1.1%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

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, 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 # 55 90th
Population Density # 209 62nd
Diversity Index # 95 83rd
Median Household Income # 169 69th
Per Capita Income # 151 72nd

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