Hackensack, New Jersey Population 2019

Hackensack, New Jersey's estimated population is 44,522 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Hackensack, New Jersey is the 19th largest city in New Jersey based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 10622.55 people/mi² (4101.37 people/km²).

The overall median age is 39 years, 37.5 years for males, and 40 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.6 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.3 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 Hackensack, New Jersey is $59,277, while the mean household income is $74,534.

Hackensack Nj Demographics

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

  • White: 45.83%
  • Black or African American: 25.25%
  • Other race: 14.69%
  • Asian: 10.46%
  • Two or more races: 3.33%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Hackensack, New Jersey?

44,522
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201844,522-37-0.08%
201744,5592760.62%
201644,283-14-0.03%
201544,2971120.25%
201444,1856741.55%
201343,5111090.25%
201243,4021090.25%
201143,2932340.54%
201043,0593820.09%
200042,6775,6281.42%
199037,0491,0100.28%
198036,039310.01%
197036,0085,4871.67%
196030,5211,3020.44%
195029,2192,9401.07%
194026,2791,7110.68%
193024,5686,9013.35%
192017,6673,6172.32%
191014,0504,6074.05%
19009,4433,4394.63%
18906,0041,7563.52%
18804,2480.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White20,474
Black or African American11,280
Some Other Race6,562
Asian4,675
Two or More Races1,487
American Indian and Alaska Native195

Hackensack Nj Population Pyramid 2019

Hackensack Nj Median Age

39


Total

37.5


Male

40


Female

Hackensack Nj Adults

There are 36,447 adults, (6,389 of whom are seniors) in Hackensack Nj.

Hackensack Nj Age Dependency

48.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Hackensack Nj Sex Ratio

Female

22,840

51.13%

Male

21,833

48.87%

Hackensack Nj Households and Families

Hackensack Nj Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hackensack Nj Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married48.5%51.5%
Male38.7%61.3%
All34.6%65.4%
Non Family27.6%72.4%
Female23.2%76.8%

34.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,8172.334.6
Non Family8,8441.227.6
Married6,2663.348.5
Female2,6563.2823.2
Male1,0513.0538.7

3.16

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hackensack Nj Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1896.66%
9th to 12th Grade2,0346.19%
High School Graduate9,77629.74%
Some College5,60117.04%
Associates Degree1,9265.86%
Bachelors Degree7,69423.41%
Graduate Degree3,65211.11%

Hackensack Nj Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic11,2098,4172,420
White10,2939,6854,067
Black8,2987,5942,388
Other Race4,1993,125738
Asian3,4353,2462,476
Multiple Races732681327
Native American1559042

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 94.50%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.08%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,470$45,732$38,341
Less Than High School$20,787$22,324$18,758
High School Grad$32,367$38,203$25,000
Some College$39,727$41,600$36,681
Bachelors Degree$55,634$60,550$53,430
Graduate Degree$74,338$81,250$66,148

$41,470

Average Earnings

$45,732

Average Male

$38,341

Average Female

Hackensack Nj Language

Hackensack Nj Language by Age

Hackensack Nj Language

51.61% of Hackensack Nj residents speak only English, while 48.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 33.15% of the population.

Hackensack Nj Poverty

Hackensack Nj Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic16,6123,15418.99%
Other6,3551,35621.34%
White11,4601,32311.54%
Black11,0591,26311.42%
Asian4,64350910.96%
Multiple1,4671359.20%
Native1882613.83%

14.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.19%

Male Poverty Rate

14.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hackensack Nj

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hackensack Nj is Other, with 21.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hackensack Nj is Multiple, with 9.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.94%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.31%
Some College13.19%
High School12.88%
Bachelors or Greater5.52%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed28.44%
Female Unemployed10.27%
Female Employed5.76%
Male Employed4.38%

Hackensack Nj Income

Hackensack Nj Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,277$74,534
Families$70,790$86,265
Married Families$87,526-
Non Families$41,901$57,503

Hackensack Nj Marital Status

Hackensack Nj Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.1%

Male Marriage Rate

35.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Hackensack Nj Married by Age and Sex

Hackensack Nj Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hackensack Nj Marital Status by Race

Hackensack Nj Veterans

1,369

Number of Veterans

1,246

Male Veterans

123

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam472
World War II171
First Gulf War126
Second Gulf War104
Korea102

Hackensack Nj Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8915.11%
Black3954.25%
Hispanic1901.49%
2 or More364.01%
Other280.58%
Indian127.41%
Asian70.18%

Hackensack Nj Veterans by Education

17.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hackensack Nj Employment Status

67.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Hackensack 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

36.68%

Born in New Jersey

61.18%

Native Born

38.82%

Foreign Born

19.55%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

61.18% of Hackensack Nj residents were born in the United States, with 36.68% having been born in New Jersey. 19.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.