Bergen County, New Jersey Population 2018

Bergen County, New Jersey's estimated population is 948,406 with a growth rate of 1.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bergen County, New Jersey is the 1st largest county in New Jersey.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017948,40618,0961.95%
2016930,310-12,077-1.28%
2016942,3874,1320.44%
2015938,2554,9070.53%
2014933,3486,1460.66%
2013927,2026,1670.67%
2012921,0356,8020.74%
2011914,2337,3540.81%
2010906,87981,4999.87%
1990825,380-20,005-2.37%
1980845,385-52,627-5.86%
1970898,012117,75715.09%
1960780,255241,11644.72%
1950539,139129,49331.61%
1940409,64644,66912.24%
1930364,977154,27473.22%
1920210,70372,70152.68%
1910138,00259,56175.93%
190078,44131,21566.10%
189047,22610,44028.38%
188036,7866,66422.12%
187030,1228,50439.34%
186021,6186,89346.81%
185014,7251,50211.36%
184013,223-9,189-41.00%
183022,4124,23423.29%
182018,1781,5759.49%
181016,6031,4479.55%
180015,1562,55520.28%
179012,6010.00%

Bergen County, New Jersey Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White658,572
Asian147,370
Black or African American54,765
Some Other Race45,625
Two or More Races21,898
American Indian and Alaska Native1,777
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander303

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Bergen County, New Jersey Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Bergen County, New Jersey Median Age

41.5


Total

40


Male

43


Female

Bergen County, New Jersey Adults

There are 727,502 adults, (148,850 of which are seniors) in Bergen County, New Jersey.

Bergen County, New Jersey Age Dependency

60.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Bergen County, New Jersey Sex Ratio

Female

479,981

51.59%

Male

450,329

48.41%

Bergen County, New Jersey Households and Families

Bergen County, New Jersey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bergen County, New Jersey Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.1%22.9%
All64.7%35.3%
Female50.2%49.8%
Male50.2%49.8%
Non Family47.5%52.5%

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bergen County, New Jersey Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All337,0692.7364.7
Married190,9623.3677.1
Non Family93,9231.247.5
Female37,5323.1450.2
Male14,6523.2450.2

3.26

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bergen County, New Jersey Households

Bergen County, New Jersey Education

Bergen County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade26,6664.08%
9th to 12th Grade25,5233.91%
High School Graduate156,59723.97%
Some College97,50514.93%
Associates Degree36,2015.54%
Bachelors Degree194,26829.74%
Graduate Degree116,44717.83%

Bergen County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White398,990374,540193,258
Hispanic107,82088,61730,468
Asian105,294100,25871,891
Black37,45834,10412,786
Other Race28,71822,6527,303
Multiple Races9,1758,2103,752
Native American1,1931,021360
Islander241220129

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 95.22%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.28%.

Bergen County, New Jersey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,735$62,473$43,579
Less Than High School$23,875$29,096$19,368
High School Grad$36,018$42,286$27,046
Some College$44,346$52,333$36,219
Bachelors Degree$63,337$78,576$52,561
Graduate Degree$86,383$104,954$70,035

$52,735

Average Earnings

$62,473

Average Male

$43,579

Average Female

Bergen County, New Jersey Language

Bergen County, New Jersey Language by Age

Bergen County, New Jersey Language

60.47% of Bergen County, New Jersey residents speak only English, while 39.53% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.73% of the population.

Bergen County, New Jersey Poverty

Bergen County, New Jersey Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White539,15328,1715.23%
Hispanic169,25124,31814.37%
Asian146,8309,0816.18%
Other45,1107,86217.43%
Black53,3336,83412.81%
Multiple21,6372,54411.76%
Native1,73131318.08%
Islander26531.13%

7.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.63%

Male Poverty Rate

8.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bergen County, New Jersey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bergen County, New Jersey is Native, with 18.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bergen County, New Jersey is Islander, with 1.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.00%.

Bergen County, New Jersey Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.50%
High School9.47%
Some College6.53%
Bachelors or Greater3.61%

Bergen County, New Jersey Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed16.60%
Male Unemployed14.82%
Female Employed3.33%
Male Employed2.71%

Bergen County, New Jersey Income

Bergen County, New Jersey Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$88,487$121,712
Families$107,465$141,570
Married Families$123,824$158,749
Non Families$46,204$66,020

Bergen County, New Jersey Marital Status

Bergen County, New Jersey Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Bergen County, New Jersey Married by Age and Sex

Bergen County, New Jersey Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Bergen County, New Jersey Marital Status by Race

Bergen County, New Jersey Veterans

Bergen County, New Jersey Veterans by War

31,604

Number of Veterans

30,050

Male Veterans

1,554

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam10,461
Korea5,115
World War II4,637
Second Gulf War2,703
First Gulf War2,415

Bergen County, New Jersey Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+13,284
65 to 748,792
35 to 544,253
55 to 643,840
18 to 341,435

Bergen County, New Jersey Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White27,7195.31%
Hispanic2,1411.71%
Black2,1234.94%
Asian9700.84%
Other3401.02%
2 or More3022.60%
Indian13510.28%
Hawaiian155.26%

Bergen County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

4.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bergen County, New Jersey Employment Status

Bergen County, New Jersey Employment by Age

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Bergen County, New Jersey Employment by Race

Bergen County, New Jersey Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Bergen County, New Jersey

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Hackensack430104475617464.06%
Fort Lee353813757721966.21%
Fair Lawn324013345310523.25%
Garfield304893187613874.55%
Englewood271192845513364.93%
Bergenfield26837276478103.02%
Paramus26342268805382.04%
Ridgewood24952255335812.33%
Cliffside Park235822485612745.40%
Lodi24137247786412.66%
Palisades Park196102075311435.83%
Elmwood Park19465202958304.26%
Rutherford18061186355743.18%
Dumont17401178714702.70%
New Milford16341167594182.56%
North Arlington15392158684763.09%
Ramsey14519151165974.11%
Tenafly14501148463452.38%
Fairview13839144215824.21%
Oakland12755131303752.94%
Ridgefield Park12722130593372.65%
Hasbrouck Heights11841121823412.88%
Edgewater11516120445284.58%
Glen Rock11593119463533.04%
Wallington11335116893543.12%
River Edge11340116473072.71%
Ridgefield11028113573292.98%
Westwood10928112353072.81%
Little Ferry10632109252932.76%
Franklin Lakes10585108522672.52%
Hillsdale10204105103063.00%
Waldwick9598100264284.46%
East Rutherford8913985694310.58%
Maywood955597852302.41%
Leonia894491952512.81%
Park Ridge865389002472.85%
Cresskill855187772262.64%
Closter841587052903.45%
Wood-Ridge7628860097212.74%
Bogota818385073243.96%
Montvale784485066628.44%
Upper Saddle River816783261591.95%
Oradell797882192413.02%
Emerson738576692843.85%
Midland Park713573191842.58%
Allendale650568533485.35%
Carlstadt612562491242.02%
Old Tappan575060022524.38%
Woodcliff Lake572258911692.95%
Norwood571858581402.45%
Englewood Cliffs53075406991.87%
Demarest488150001192.44%
Northvale463149333026.52%
Harrington Park466648061403.00%
Ho-Ho-Kus40784142641.57%
Haworth33823464822.42%
Saddle River31503237872.76%
Moonachie27022790883.26%
Alpine18171869522.86%
Rockleigh53153320.38%
Teterboro676922.99%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990