Edgewater, New Jersey Population 2024

14,741

Edgewater is a city located in Bergen County New Jersey. Edgewater has a 2024 population of 14,741. Edgewater is currently growing at a rate of 0.43% annually and its population has increased by 1.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,488 in 2020.

The average household income in Edgewater is $189,467 with a poverty rate of 6.08%. The median age in Edgewater is 38.8 years: 37.3 years for males, and 39.7 years for females.

Edgewater Demographics

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

  • Asian: 41.45%
  • White: 40.5%
  • Two or more races: 10.07%
  • Black or African American: 5.19%
  • Other race: 2.79%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
15,180.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.75% (253)
The current population of Edgewater, New Jersey is 14,741 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,488.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Asian5,96641.45%
White5,83040.5%
Two or more races1,45010.07%
Black or African American7475.19%
Other race4012.79%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Asian

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Edgewater Population by Race

Edgewater Population Pyramid 2024

Edgewater Median Age

38.8

Total

37.3

Male

39.7

Female

Edgewater Adults

There are 12,139 adults, (1,821 of whom are seniors) in Edgewater.

Edgewater Age Dependency

39.5

Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Edgewater Sex Ratio

Female7,21450.12%
Male7,18049.88%

Edgewater Population by Age

Edgewater Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,0242.0542.357.7
Non Family3,2661.1934.365.7
Married2,9872.8153.546.5
Female5102.7719.680.4
Male2612.6458.641.4

2.73

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

42.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Edgewater Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade630.55%
Associates Degree3362.91%
Bachelors Degree4,73041.01%
Graduate Degree3,84133.3%
High School Graduate1,20210.42%
Less Than 9th Grade2041.77%
Some College1,15710.03%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Edgewater Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Edgewater Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Asian4,8284,7124,045
White4,6994,6463,214
Hispanic1,2481,188827
2+ Races802780576
Black482444250
Other Race174136136

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.87%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 83.78%.

Edgewater Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$111,979$124,844$80,945
Graduate Degree$127,489$142,704$97,160
High School Graduate$46,250$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$51,660$0$0
Overall$103,372$116,964$82,005
Some College$55,882$55,750$56,023

$103,372

Average Earnings

$116,964

Average Male

$82,005

Average Female

Edgewater Earnings by Educational Attainment

Edgewater Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Edgewater Language

45.86% of Edgewater residents speak only English, while 54.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 29.54% of the population.

Edgewater Language

Edgewater Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Asian5,9663505.87%
Hispanic1,77421512.12%
White5,1531943.76%
Multiple1,45017412%
Black74611415.28%

6.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.54%

Male Poverty Rate

8.6%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Edgewater

The race most likely to be in poverty in Edgewater is Black, with 15.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Edgewater is White, with 3.76% 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 17.4%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.65%.

Edgewater Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.08%
Some College9.91%
High School9.73%
Bachelors or Greater1.96%

Edgewater Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed11.94%
Female Unemployed8.26%
Female Employed4.07%
Male Employed0.55%

Edgewater Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Edgewater Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$178,889$215,306
Households$136,806$189,467
Married Families$219,330$-999,999,999
Non Families$106,912$157,144

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Edgewater Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Edgewater Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Edgewater Marriage

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

Edgewater Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Edgewater Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

153

Number of Veterans

103

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War68
World War II33
First Gulf War31
Vietnam31
Korea0

Edgewater Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+71
35 to 5437
55 to 6431
65 to 7414
18 to 340

Edgewater Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1342.54%
2+ Races191.82%

Edgewater Veterans by Race

Edgewater Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Edgewater Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.1%

Labor Force Participation

70.1%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Edgewater Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Edgewater Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Edgewater 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

19.95%

Born in Edgewater

48.79%

Native Born

51.21%

Foreign Born

19.78%

Non Citizen

31.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

48.79% of Edgewater residents were born in the United States, with 19.95% having been born in New Jersey. 19.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Edgewater Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202915,058640.43%
202814,994630.42%
202714,931630.42%
202614,868640.43%
202514,804630.43%
202414,741630.43%
202314,678470.32%
202214,631-36-0.25%
202114,6671791.24%
202014,4881,1238.4%
201913,3656965.49%
201812,6695114.2%
201712,1582522.12%
201611,906220.19%
201511,884-372-3.04%
201412,2563753.16%
201311,8812231.91%
201211,658340.29%
201111,624950.82%
201011,52900%
20007,6772,67653.51%
19905,0013738.06%
19804,628-221-4.56%
19704,84973617.89%
19604,1131614.07%
19503,952-76-1.89%
19404,028-61-1.49%
19304,08955915.84%
19203,53087532.96%
19102,655-12,403-82.37%
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Edgewater Population by Year