Caldwell, New Jersey Population 2024

8,706

Caldwell is a city located in Essex County New Jersey. Caldwell has a 2024 population of 8,706. Caldwell is currently declining at a rate of -0.8% annually and its population has decreased by -3.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,988 in 2020.

The average household income in Caldwell is $148,610 with a poverty rate of 5.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Caldwell is 38.3 years, 39.2 years for males, and 36.7 years for females.

Caldwell Demographics

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

  • White: 68.89%
  • Asian: 14.11%
  • Two or more races: 9.67%
  • Black or African American: 4.93%
  • Other race: 1.71%
  • Native American: 0.7%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
7,389.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.14% (-282)
The current population of Caldwell, New Jersey is 8,706 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,988.

Caldwell, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,12968.89%
Asian1,25514.11%
Two or more races8609.67%
Black or African American4394.93%
Other race1521.71%
Native American620.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Caldwell Population by Race

Caldwell Population Pyramid 2024

Caldwell Median Age

38.3

Total

39.2

Male

36.7

Female

Caldwell Adults

There are 7,283 adults, (1,577 of whom are seniors) in Caldwell.

Caldwell Age Dependency

55.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Caldwell Sex Ratio

Female4,59351.62%
Male4,30448.38%

Caldwell Population by Age

Caldwell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,6282.2748.651.4
Married1,8103.0864.535.5
Non Family1,4031.1927.572.5
Female3222.3939.460.6
Male932.3291.48.6

2.91

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

48.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Caldwell Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1031.63%
9th to 12th Grade631%
High School Graduate1,04416.5%
Some College65910.41%
Associates Degree5658.93%
Bachelors Degree2,13433.72%
Graduate Degree1,76127.82%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Caldwell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Caldwell Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,5784,5162,798
Asian833786682
Hispanic622566241
2+ Races536500189
Black212211109
Other Race523232
Native American550

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 81.87%.

Caldwell Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$69,938$77,688$63,190
Less Than 9th Grade$15,288$28,409$13,684
High School Graduate$39,730$49,949$35,060
Some College$44,972$44,929$47,634
Bachelors Degree$80,610$104,850$57,763
Graduate Degree$96,083$113,698$88,839

$69,938

Average Earnings

$77,688

Average Male

$63,190

Average Female

Caldwell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Caldwell Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Caldwell Language

78.13% of Caldwell residents speak only English, while 21.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 9.83% of the population.

Caldwell Language

Caldwell Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,7523496.07%
Asian1,152675.82%
Multiple826212.54%
Hispanic940212.23%
Black271176.27%

5.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.52%

Male Poverty Rate

6.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Caldwell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Caldwell is Black, with 6.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Caldwell is Hispanic, with 2.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.65%.

Caldwell Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.77%
Some College8.29%
High School8.2%
Bachelors or Greater2.11%

Caldwell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed30.65%
Female Unemployed12.8%
Female Employed2.91%
Male Employed2.44%

Caldwell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Caldwell Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$117,879$148,610
Families$154,191$184,213
Married Families$187,727$-999,999,999
Non Families$58,674$89,434

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Caldwell Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Caldwell Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Caldwell Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Caldwell Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Caldwell Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

197

Number of Veterans

154

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam85
Second Gulf War29
First Gulf War15
Korea14
World War II0

Caldwell Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+101
65 to 7437
18 to 3429
35 to 5415
55 to 6415

Caldwell Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1803.47%
Black174.25%
Hispanic131.66%

Caldwell Veterans by Race

Caldwell Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Caldwell Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.4%

Labor Force Participation

67.6%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Caldwell Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Caldwell Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Caldwell Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

61.13%

Born in Caldwell

81.49%

Native Born

18.51%

Foreign Born

10.18%

Non Citizen

8.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.49% of Caldwell residents were born in the United States, with 61.13% having been born in New Jersey. 10.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Caldwell Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,353-71-0.84%
20288,424-70-0.82%
20278,494-71-0.83%
20268,565-70-0.81%
20258,635-71-0.82%
20248,706-70-0.8%
20238,776-71-0.8%
20228,847-56-0.63%
20218,903-85-0.95%
20208,9881,01112.67%
20197,97720.03%
20187,975-11-0.14%
20177,98660.08%
20167,980270.34%
20157,953250.32%
20147,928100.13%
20137,91850.06%
20127,913-16-0.2%
20117,929400.51%
20107,8893054.02%
20007,584350.46%
19907,549-75-0.98%
19807,624-1,095-12.56%
19708,7191,77725.6%
19606,94267210.72%
19506,2701,33827.13%
19404,932-212-4.12%
19305,1441,36836.23%
19203,77600%
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Caldwell Population by Year