Bergenfield, New Jersey Population 2021

27,213
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Bergenfield is a city located in Bergen County New Jersey. With a 2020 population of 27,213, it is the 31st largest city in New Jersey and the 1411th largest city in the United States . Bergenfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually but its population has increased by 1.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,764 in 2010. Bergenfield reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Bergenfield has a population density of 9,370 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bergenfield is $114,773 with a poverty rate of 6.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,420 per month, and the median house value is $358,200. The median age in Bergenfield is 39.6 years, 38.7 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

Bergenfield Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bergenfieldwas:

  • White: 55.91%
  • Asian: 25.51%
  • Black or African American: 8.75%
  • Other race: 6.90%
  • Two or more races: 2.55%
  • Native American: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bergenfield, New Jersey is 27,213 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,327.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 26,764.

Bergenfield, New Jersey Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,30555.91%
Asian6,98325.51%
Black or African American2,3948.75%
Some Other Race1,8886.90%
Two or More Races6972.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native1060.39%
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Bergenfield Population by Race

Bergenfield Population Pyramid $2021

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Bergenfield Median Age

39.6


Total

38.7


Male

40.4


Female

Bergenfield Adults

There are 21,207 adults, (4,185 of whom are seniors) in Bergenfield.

Bergenfield Age Dependency

60.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bergenfield Sex Ratio

Female

14,375

52.52%

Male

12,998

47.48%

Bergenfield Population by Age

Bergenfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bergenfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male44%56%
Female51.6%48.4%
Non Family51.8%48.2%
All69.2%30.8%
Married82.8%17.2%

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bergenfield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,9463.0569.2
Married5,1273.8782.8
Non Family2,2861.2151.8
Female1,1852.9651.6
Male3483.3744

3.63

Average Family Size

3.05

Average Household Size

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Bergenfield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7934.26%
9th to 12th Grade7023.77%
High School Graduate4,53224.36%
Some College3,30517.76%
Associates Degree1,0375.57%
Bachelors Degree6,05232.53%
Graduate Degree2,18511.74%
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Bergenfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bergenfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,8416,5052,911
Hispanic5,1354,2971,472
Asian4,9654,7053,220
Black1,6291,544599
Other Race1,187960365
2+ Races317276152
Native American603924

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.09%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.85%.

Bergenfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,503$58,221$45,303
Less Than 9th Grade$33,895$38,429$28,036
High School Graduate$35,817$39,051$30,151
Some College$45,500$57,114$32,214
Bachelors Degree$65,233$77,727$61,373
Graduate Degree$76,726$99,427$61,414

$52,503

Average Earnings

$58,221

Average Male

$45,303

Average Female

Bergenfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bergenfield Language by Age

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Bergenfield Language

53.38% of Bergenfield residents speak only English, while 46.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.75% of the population.

Bergenfield Language

Bergenfield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,9897739.68%
Asian6,9834456.37%
White9,8124444.53%
Other1,88826313.93%
Black2,3941727.18%

6.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.59%

Male Poverty Rate

7.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bergenfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bergenfield is Other, with 13.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bergenfield is White, with 4.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.30%.

Bergenfield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.79%
High School9.95%
Some College6.79%
Bachelors or Greater2.99%

Bergenfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed25.93%
Male Unemployed12.44%
Female Employed3.26%
Male Employed2.34%

Bergenfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bergenfield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$96,335$114,773
Families$111,727$131,980
Married Families$130,868-
Non Families$50,488$60,601
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Income by Household Type

Bergenfield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Bergenfield Married by Age and Sex

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Bergenfield 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 Marital Status by Race

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Bergenfield Marital Status

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731

Number of Veterans

706

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam267
World War II73
Korea42
First Gulf War35
Second Gulf War26

Bergenfield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74332
75+210
35 to 54119
55 to 6456
18 to 3414

Bergenfield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6025.16%
Hispanic1272.14%
Black904.85%
2+ Races318.14%
Other Race40.28%
Asian40.07%

Bergenfield Veterans by Race

Bergenfield Veterans by Education

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3.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bergenfield Veterans by Education

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69.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Bergenfield Employment by Age

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Bergenfield Employment by Race

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Bergenfield Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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34.83%

Born in Bergenfield

63.03%

Native Born

36.97%

Foreign Born

10.10%

Non Citizen

26.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

63.03% of Bergenfield residents were born in the United States, with 34.83% having been born in New Jersey. 10.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bergenfield Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202127,213-57-0.21%
202027,270-57-0.21%
201927,327-57-0.21%
201827,384-71-0.26%
201727,4551330.49%
201627,322-16-0.06%
201527,338390.14%
201427,299320.12%
201327,267720.26%
201227,1951580.58%
201127,0371700.63%
201026,8676200.23%
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%

Bergenfield Population by Year