Bergenfield, New Jersey Population 2020

27,763

Bergenfield is a city located in New Jersey. With a 2020 population of 27,763, it is the 31st largest city in New Jersey and the 1372nd largest city in the United States. Bergenfield is currently growing at a rate of 0.51% annually and its population has increased by 3.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,764 in 2010. Bergenfield reached it's highest population of 29,000 in 1970. Spanning over 3 miles, Bergenfield has a population density of 9,560 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bergenfield is $113,788 with a poverty rate of 5.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,355 per month, and the median house value is $348,400. The median age in Bergenfield is 39.5 years, 38.3 years for males, and 40.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.2 males.

Bergenfield Demographics

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

  • White: 52.90%
  • Asian: 27.22%
  • Other race: 10.21%
  • Black or African American: 6.93%
  • Two or more races: 2.34%
  • Native American: 0.40%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bergenfield, New Jersey is 27,763, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,479.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 26,764.

Bergenfield, New Jersey Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,47952.90%
Asian7,45127.22%
Some Other Race2,79510.21%
Black or African American1,8976.93%
Two or More Races6412.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native1090.40%

Bergenfield Population Pyramid 2020

Bergenfield Median Age

39.5


Total

38.3


Male

40.5


Female

Bergenfield Adults

There are 21,311 adults, (4,080 of whom are seniors) in Bergenfield.

Bergenfield Age Dependency

58.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bergenfield Sex Ratio

Female

14,319

52.31%

Male

13,053

47.69%

Bergenfield Households and Families

Bergenfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bergenfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.1%20.9%
All67.3%32.7%
Male59.4%40.6%
Female57.1%42.9%
Non Family44.9%55.1%

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,7603.1267.3
Married5,2183.8479.1
Non Family2,1581.244.9
Female1,0693.3157.1
Male3153.6759.4

3.68

Average Family Size

3.12

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bergenfield Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9094.88%
9th to 12th Grade8744.69%
High School Graduate4,53324.31%
Some College3,26217.50%
Associates Degree1,1186.00%
Bachelors Degree5,65230.32%
Graduate Degree2,29612.31%

Bergenfield Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,9256,5102,751
Asian5,2314,8903,244
Hispanic5,0874,1501,433
Other Race1,7261,291501
Black1,3561,262493
Multiple Races300259100
Native American653826

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.01%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.01%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,373$56,446$44,271
Less Than High School$31,891$34,865$21,719
High School Grad$36,627$41,905$31,978
Some College$44,262$57,412$32,992
Bachelors Degree$64,379$67,031$62,511
Graduate Degree$75,040$91,184$63,906

$51,373

Average Earnings

$56,446

Average Male

$44,271

Average Female

Bergenfield Language

Bergenfield Language by Age

Bergenfield Language

50.44% of Bergenfield residents speak only English, while 49.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.41% of the population.

Bergenfield Poverty

Bergenfield Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,8635987.61%
White9,9733963.97%
Asian7,4513424.59%
Other2,79529710.63%
Black1,8971538.07%

5.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.09%

Male Poverty Rate

5.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bergenfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bergenfield is Other, with 10.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bergenfield is White, with 3.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.67%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School10.66%
High School9.31%
Some College5.80%
Bachelors or Greater2.59%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.41%
Male Unemployed18.18%
Male Employed2.05%
Female Employed1.69%

Bergenfield Income

Bergenfield Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$96,713$113,788
Families$111,838$131,396
Married Families$129,415-
Non Families$45,809$54,222

Bergenfield Marital Status

Bergenfield Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Bergenfield Married by Age and Sex

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

Bergenfield Veterans

685

Number of Veterans

678

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam297
World War II50
Korea32
First Gulf War31
Second Gulf War28
Name Veterans % of Total
White6395.75%
Hispanic1452.45%
Black271.79%
2 or More164.83%
Asian30.05%

$Bergenfield Veterans by Education

3.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bergenfield Employment Status

69.5%

Labor Force Participation

67%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Bergenfield 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

32.88%

Born in New Jersey

60.69%

Native Born

39.31%

Foreign Born

11.27%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

60.69% of Bergenfield residents were born in the United States, with 32.88% having been born in New Jersey. 11.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202027,7631420.51%
201927,6211420.52%
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%