Bergenfield, New Jersey Population 2019

Bergenfield, New Jersey's estimated population is 27,479 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Bergenfield, New Jersey is the 32nd largest city in New Jersey based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 9462.07 people/mi² (3653.31 people/km²).

The overall median age is 39 years, 37.9 years for males, and 39.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.5 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 3.18 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Bergenfield, New Jersey is $90,962, while the mean household income is $109,517.

Bergenfield Nj Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bergenfield Nj was:

  • White: 49.35%
  • Asian: 28.37%
  • Other race: 12.11%
  • Black or African American: 7.86%
  • Two or more races: 2.21%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Bergenfield, New Jersey?

27,479
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201827,479100.04%
201727,4691420.52%
201627,327-9-0.03%
201527,336460.17%
201427,290350.13%
201327,255750.28%
201227,1801610.60%
201127,0191690.63%
201026,8506030.23%
200026,2471,7890.71%
199024,458-1,110-0.44%
198025,568-3,432-1.25%
197029,0001,7970.64%
196027,2039,5564.42%
195017,6477,3725.56%
194010,2751,4591.54%
19308,8165,1499.17%
19203,6670.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,668
Asian7,856
Some Other Race3,354
Black or African American2,176
Two or More Races613
American Indian and Alaska Native27

Bergenfield Nj Population Pyramid 2019

Bergenfield Nj Median Age

39


Total

37.9


Male

39.9


Female

Bergenfield Nj Adults

There are 21,635 adults, (4,098 of whom are seniors) in Bergenfield Nj.

Bergenfield Nj Age Dependency

57.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Bergenfield Nj Sex Ratio

Female

14,612

52.76%

Male

13,082

47.24%

Bergenfield Nj Households and Families

Bergenfield Nj Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bergenfield Nj Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79%21%
All67.2%32.8%
Male64.3%35.7%
Female55.8%44.2%
Non Family44.4%55.6%

67.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6883.1867.2
Married5,1383.9179
Non Family2,0431.2644.4
Female1,1373.2555.8
Male3703.5664.3

3.7

Average Family Size

3.18

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bergenfield Nj Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9695.15%
9th to 12th Grade8234.37%
High School Graduate4,97526.42%
Some College3,06016.25%
Associates Degree1,0635.64%
Bachelors Degree5,55229.48%
Graduate Degree2,38912.69%

Bergenfield Nj Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,2946,9102,730
Asian5,5285,0573,310
Hispanic4,6383,7731,430
Other Race2,1511,690652
Black1,4711,379519
Multiple Races25721978
Native American999

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,440$52,455$42,082
Less Than High School$28,871$31,181$20,469
High School Grad$34,980$40,575$30,515
Some College$40,487$47,068$34,243
Bachelors Degree$61,857$64,380$58,081
Graduate Degree$75,372$89,000$66,213

$47,440

Average Earnings

$52,455

Average Male

$42,082

Average Female

Bergenfield Nj Language

Bergenfield Nj Language by Age

Bergenfield Nj Language

51.01% of Bergenfield Nj residents speak only English, while 48.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.23% of the population.

Bergenfield Nj Poverty

Bergenfield Nj Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,2765497.55%
White10,3934924.73%
Asian7,8563824.86%
Other3,35437511.18%
Black2,1762149.83%
Multiple613213.43%

5.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.41%

Male Poverty Rate

6.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bergenfield Nj

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bergenfield Nj is Other, with 11.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bergenfield Nj is Multiple, with 3.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.89%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.39%
High School11.08%
Some College4.63%
Bachelors or Greater2.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.67%
Male Unemployed12.10%
Male Employed2.87%
Female Employed2.81%

Bergenfield Nj Income

Bergenfield Nj Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$90,962$109,517
Families$103,996$125,276
Married Families$121,507-
Non Families$43,574$51,695

Bergenfield Nj Marital Status

Bergenfield Nj Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Bergenfield Nj Married by Age and Sex

Bergenfield Nj Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bergenfield Nj Marital Status by Race

Bergenfield Nj Veterans

677

Number of Veterans

669

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam321
Korea72
World War II45
Second Gulf War31
First Gulf War13

Bergenfield Nj Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6355.99%
Hispanic771.40%
Black221.36%
Asian110.17%
2 or More92.98%

Bergenfield Nj Veterans by Education

2.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bergenfield Nj Employment Status

69.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.2%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Bergenfield Nj Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

32.93%

Born in New Jersey

61.42%

Native Born

38.58%

Foreign Born

12.56%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

61.42% of Bergenfield Nj residents were born in the United States, with 32.93% having been born in New Jersey. 12.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.