Demarest, New Jersey Population 2024

4,807

Demarest is a city located in Bergen County New Jersey. Demarest has a 2024 population of 4,807. Demarest is currently declining at a rate of -0.8% annually and its population has decreased by -3.1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,961 in 2020.

The average household income in Demarest is $264,603 with a poverty rate of 0.47%. The median age in Demarest is 45.6 years: 45.7 years for males, and 45.4 years for females.

Demarest Demographics

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

  • White: 71.22%
  • Asian: 26.75%
  • Other race: 1.08%
  • Two or more races: 0.63%
  • Black or African American: 0.32%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,319.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.1% (-154)
The current population of Demarest, New Jersey is 4,807 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,961.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,51171.22%
Asian1,31926.75%
Other race531.08%
Two or more races310.63%
Black or African American160.32%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Demarest Population by Race

Demarest Population Pyramid 2024

Demarest Median Age

45.6

Total

45.7

Male

45.4

Female

Demarest Adults

There are 3,576 adults, (861 of whom are seniors) in Demarest.

Demarest Age Dependency

81.6

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Demarest Sex Ratio

Female2,47350.16%
Male2,45749.84%

Demarest Population by Age

Demarest Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,6902.918515
Married1,3443.2187.212.8
Non Family2071.194.25.8
Female1212.794357
Male181.941000

3.15

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

85.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Demarest Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade250.76%
Associates Degree1785.42%
Bachelors Degree1,24737.97%
Graduate Degree1,23737.67%
High School Graduate2146.52%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College38311.66%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Demarest Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Demarest Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,2682,2601,681
Asian898890753
Hispanic857741
Other Race25179
Black16150

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 99.65%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 83.85%.

Demarest Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$115,114$120,714$47,308
Graduate Degree$153,387$208,333$105,357
High School Graduate$69,375$61,667$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$96,719$118,571$63,077
Some College$0$68,299$0

$96,719

Average Earnings

$118,571

Average Male

$63,077

Average Female

Demarest Earnings by Educational Attainment

Demarest Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Demarest Language

56.74% of Demarest residents speak only English, while 43.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 20.51% of the population.

Demarest Language

Demarest Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,311210.63%
Black16212.5%

0.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.49%

Male Poverty Rate

0.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Demarest

The race most likely to be in poverty in Demarest is Black, with 12.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Demarest is White, with 0.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 1.85%.

Demarest Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade4%
Bachelors or Greater0.85%
Some College0.18%
High School0%

Demarest Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0.08%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Demarest Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Demarest Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$200,104$284,007
Households$165,119$264,603
Married Families$232,955$-999,999,999
Non Families$88,281$119,176

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Demarest Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

75.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

75.9%

Male Marriage Rate

75.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Demarest Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Demarest 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 35-44.

Demarest Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Demarest Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

80

Number of Veterans

80

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam32
Korea15
World War II9
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0

Demarest Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+54
65 to 7418
55 to 648
18 to 340
35 to 540

Demarest Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White803.1%

Demarest Veterans by Race

Demarest Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Demarest Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Demarest Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Demarest Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Demarest 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

31.16%

Born in Demarest

67.06%

Native Born

32.94%

Foreign Born

12.45%

Non Citizen

20.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

67.06% of Demarest residents were born in the United States, with 31.16% having been born in New Jersey. 12.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Demarest Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,616-38-0.82%
20284,654-38-0.81%
20274,692-39-0.82%
20264,731-38-0.8%
20254,769-38-0.79%
20244,807-39-0.8%
20234,846-10-0.21%
20224,856-39-0.8%
20214,895-66-1.33%
20204,961661.35%
20194,895-30-0.61%
20184,925-36-0.73%
20174,96150.1%
20164,956-43-0.86%
20154,99980.16%
20144,991-8-0.16%
20134,999230.46%
20124,97650.1%
20114,971410.83%
20104,93000%
20004,845450.94%
19904,800-163-3.28%
19804,963-1,299-20.74%
19706,2622,03148%
19604,231-385-8.34%
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Demarest Population by Year