East Rutherford, New Jersey Population 2024

10,563

East Rutherford is a city located in Bergen County New Jersey. East Rutherford has a 2024 population of 10,563. East Rutherford is currently growing at a rate of 1.36% annually and its population has increased by 5.7% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,993 in 2020.

The average household income in East Rutherford is $113,668 with a poverty rate of 5.71%. The median age in East Rutherford is 38.3 years: 36.7 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

East Rutherford Demographics

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

  • White: 55.92%
  • Asian: 25.11%
  • Other race: 10.33%
  • Two or more races: 4.36%
  • Black or African American: 4.28%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,846.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.7% (570)
The current population of East Rutherford, New Jersey is 10,563 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,993.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,60355.92%
Asian2,51625.11%
Other race1,03510.33%
Two or more races4374.36%
Black or African American4294.28%
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

East Rutherford Population by Race

East Rutherford Population Pyramid 2024

East Rutherford Median Age

38.3

Total

36.7

Male

39.5

Female

East Rutherford Adults

There are 8,369 adults, (1,386 of whom are seniors) in East Rutherford.

East Rutherford Age Dependency

43.5

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Child Dependency Ratio

East Rutherford Sex Ratio

Female5,33753.26%
Male4,68346.74%

East Rutherford Population by Age

East Rutherford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,2582.3533.966.1
Non Family1,7351.220.579.5
Married1,6803.3143.356.7
Female6522.6946.953.1
Male1913.1628.871.2

2.99

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

33.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

East Rutherford Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3935.32%
Associates Degree6138.29%
Bachelors Degree2,22330.07%
Graduate Degree97713.22%
High School Graduate1,52420.61%
Less Than 9th Grade4175.64%
Some College1,24616.85%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

East Rutherford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Rutherford Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,0033,7601,488
Asian1,7811,6311,336
Hispanic1,191808194
Other Race6813348
2+ Races32732749
Black305280208

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.01%.

East Rutherford Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$71,444$85,733$46,604
Graduate Degree$85,568$121,089$84,482
High School Graduate$51,146$54,231$34,943
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$64,784$77,791$54,602
Some College$67,535$71,505$60,355

$64,784

Average Earnings

$77,791

Average Male

$54,602

Average Female

East Rutherford Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Rutherford Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

East Rutherford Language

49.8% of East Rutherford residents speak only English, while 50.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 18.82% of the population.

East Rutherford Language

East Rutherford Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,0023026.04%
Asian2,5161365.41%
Black42911025.64%
Hispanic1,848231.24%
Multiple43710.23%

5.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.96%

Male Poverty Rate

4.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Rutherford

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Rutherford is Black, with 25.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Rutherford is Multiple, with 0.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.27%.

East Rutherford Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School17.32%
Less Than 9th Grade12.72%
Bachelors or Greater3.88%
Some College0%

East Rutherford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed9.86%
Male Unemployed9.43%
Male Employed3.83%
Female Employed2.79%

East Rutherford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Rutherford Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$110,271$129,105
Households$92,536$113,668
Married Families$144,063$-999,999,999
Non Families$68,558$82,710

mean

median

Income by Household Type

East Rutherford Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.3%

Female Marriage Rate

East Rutherford Married by Age and Sex

male

female

East Rutherford Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

East Rutherford Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

East Rutherford Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

185

Number of Veterans

185

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War74
First Gulf War37
Vietnam28
World War II11
Korea0

East Rutherford Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5489
65 to 7428
55 to 6427
75+22
18 to 3419

East Rutherford Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1853.77%
Hispanic140.84%

East Rutherford Veterans by Race

East Rutherford Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Rutherford Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

East Rutherford Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

East Rutherford Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

East Rutherford 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

48.1%

Born in East Rutherford

65.54%

Native Born

34.46%

Foreign Born

15.58%

Non Citizen

18.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

65.54% of East Rutherford residents were born in the United States, with 48.1% having been born in New Jersey. 15.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

East Rutherford Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911,2761421.28%
202811,1341431.3%
202710,9911431.32%
202610,8481421.33%
202510,7061431.35%
202410,5631421.36%
202310,421220.21%
202210,3994324.33%
20219,967-26-0.26%
20209,9933053.15%
20199,688-37-0.38%
20189,725-35-0.36%
20179,760180.18%
20169,7426977.71%
20159,045250.28%
20149,020140.16%
20139,006200.22%
20128,986140.16%
20118,972490.55%
20108,92300%
20008,71681410.3%
19907,902530.68%
19807,849-687-8.05%
19708,5367679.87%
19607,7693314.45%
19507,4381702.34%
19407,2681882.66%
19307,0801,61729.6%
19205,4631,18827.79%
19104,2751,63561.93%
19002,640-8,636-76.59%
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East Rutherford Population by Year