Rutherford, NJ 07070 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07070: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rutherford, NJ 07070

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Bergen County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.829, Longitude -74.112
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 821
  • PO Box Addresses: 187
  • Residential Addresses: 6,972
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,025
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,947

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Rutherford, NJ 07070 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 18,925
Daytime Population: Workers 5,650
Daytime Population: Residents 8,757
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,407
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 18,623
Population in Familes 15,512
Population in Group Qrtrs 302
Population Density2 5,893
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $87,853
Average Household Income $114,016
Per Capita Income $44,006


Total Housing Units 7,573 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,525 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,680 (35.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 368 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $445,538
Average Home Value $470,674


Total Households 7,205
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 4,828
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 0.65% 0.71%
Households 0.5% 0.63%
Families 0.49% 0.63%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

Rutherford, NJ 07070 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07070 to the other 579 ZIP Codes 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 # 179 69th
Population Density # 107 82nd
Diversity Index # 166 71st
Median Household Income # 246 58th
Per Capita Income # 218 63rd

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