Leonia, New Jersey Population 2024

9,195

Leonia is a city located in Bergen County New Jersey. Leonia has a 2024 population of 9,195. Leonia is currently declining at a rate of -0.27% annually and its population has decreased by -1.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,295 in 2020.

The average household income in Leonia is $162,933 with a poverty rate of 4.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Leonia is 45.4 years, 43.6 years for males, and 47.8 years for females.

Leonia Demographics

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

  • White: 42.29%
  • Asian: 37.36%
  • Two or more races: 15.1%
  • Other race: 2.95%
  • Black or African American: 2.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.03%
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
6,037.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.08% (-100)
The current population of Leonia, New Jersey is 9,195 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,295.

Leonia, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,92242.29%
Asian3,46437.36%
Two or more races1,40015.1%
Other race2742.95%
Black or African American1922.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander180.19%
Native American30.03%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Leonia Population by Race

Leonia Population Pyramid 2024

Leonia Median Age

45.4

Total

43.6

Male

47.8

Female

Leonia Adults

There are 7,230 adults, (1,646 of whom are seniors) in Leonia.

Leonia Age Dependency

66.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Leonia Sex Ratio

Female4,75751.3%
Male4,51648.7%

Leonia Population by Age

Leonia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,4332.767.332.7
Married2,1233.2877.922.1
Non Family9351.1848.251.8
Male1942.9669.630.4
Female1813.3439.260.8

3.23

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Leonia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3976.02%
9th to 12th Grade781.18%
High School Graduate73111.09%
Some College78411.89%
Associates Degree5778.75%
Bachelors Degree2,57539.06%
Graduate Degree1,45122.01%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Leonia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Leonia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Asian2,4532,3321,715
White2,3502,3231,532
Hispanic1,4091,106643
2+ Races882610357
Other Race19319374
Black14413312
Islander18180

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.91%.

Leonia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$74,116$80,878$63,125
Less Than 9th Grade$38,637$0$38,703
High School Graduate$48,652$58,309$33,553
Some College$55,764$62,649$54,286
Bachelors Degree$76,414$86,107$62,308
Graduate Degree$117,009$139,722$99,583

$74,116

Average Earnings

$80,878

Average Male

$63,125

Average Female

Leonia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leonia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Leonia Language

46.6% of Leonia residents speak only English, while 53.4% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 31.09% of the population.

Leonia Language

Leonia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,1041946.25%
Asian3,4641173.38%
Black1927639.58%
Hispanic2,145180.84%

4.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.26%

Male Poverty Rate

4.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leonia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leonia is Black, with 39.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leonia is Hispanic, with 0.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.06%.

Leonia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School8.34%
Less Than 9th Grade4.84%
Some College4.11%
Bachelors or Greater1.81%

Leonia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed47.96%
Male Employed3.2%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%

Leonia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leonia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$110,679$162,933
Families$128,571$188,317
Married Families$143,287$-999,999,999
Non Families$55,268$90,710

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Leonia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.8%

Male Marriage Rate

65.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Leonia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Leonia 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 55-64.

Leonia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Leonia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

241

Number of Veterans

241

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam78
Second Gulf War70
First Gulf War36
Korea14
World War II0

Leonia Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+116
35 to 5466
65 to 7429
18 to 3420
55 to 6410

Leonia Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1534.79%
Asian371.36%
2+ Races333.49%
Hispanic332.09%
Black1812.5%

Leonia Veterans by Race

Leonia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leonia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Leonia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Leonia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Leonia 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

24.92%

Born in Leonia

56.31%

Native Born

43.69%

Foreign Born

16.19%

Non Citizen

27.5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

56.31% of Leonia residents were born in the United States, with 24.92% having been born in New Jersey. 16.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Leonia Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,070-25-0.27%
20289,095-25-0.27%
20279,120-25-0.27%
20269,145-25-0.27%
20259,170-25-0.27%
20249,195-25-0.27%
20239,220-25-0.27%
20229,245-22-0.24%
20219,267-28-0.3%
20209,2952602.88%
20199,035-39-0.43%
20189,074-32-0.35%
20179,106180.2%
20169,088-10-0.11%
20159,098260.29%
20149,072120.13%
20139,060220.24%
20129,038280.31%
20119,010560.63%
20108,954400.45%
20008,9145496.56%
19908,3653384.21%
19808,027-820-9.27%
19708,8474635.52%
19608,3841,00613.64%
19507,3781,61528.02%
19405,7634137.72%
19305,3502,37179.59%
19202,97900%
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Leonia Population by Year