Old Tappan, New Jersey Population 2024

6,144

Old Tappan is a city located in Bergen County New Jersey. Old Tappan has a 2024 population of 6,144. Old Tappan is currently growing at a rate of 1.15% annually and its population has increased by 4.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,862 in 2020.

The average household income in Old Tappan is $240,759 with a poverty rate of 1.58%. The median age in Old Tappan is 45.2 years: 41.7 years for males, and 48.8 years for females.

Old Tappan Demographics

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

  • White: 60.05%
  • Asian: 36.01%
  • Two or more races: 3.24%
  • Black or African American: 0.36%
  • Other race: 0.34%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,853.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.81% (282)
The current population of Old Tappan, New Jersey is 6,144 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,862.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,52160.05%
Asian2,11136.01%
Two or more races1903.24%
Black or African American210.36%
Other race200.34%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Old Tappan Population by Race

Old Tappan Population Pyramid 2024

Old Tappan Median Age

45.2

Total

41.7

Male

48.8

Female

Old Tappan Adults

There are 4,378 adults, (1,046 of whom are seniors) in Old Tappan.

Old Tappan Age Dependency

76

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Old Tappan Sex Ratio

Female2,84648.54%
Male3,01751.46%

Old Tappan Population by Age

Old Tappan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9303.0486.313.7
Married1,5453.238812
Non Family1911.2571.728.3
Female1763.2885.814.2
Male182.891000

3.23

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

86.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Old Tappan Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade591.48%
Associates Degree1573.93%
Bachelors Degree1,58839.72%
Graduate Degree1,49137.29%
High School Graduate46811.71%
Less Than 9th Grade330.83%
Some College2025.05%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Old Tappan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Old Tappan Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,3192,2761,654
Asian1,3411,3111,202
Hispanic250231203
2+ Races959527
Black212121
Other Race151515

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Old Tappan Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$90,385$180,357$0
Graduate Degree$143,750$250,001$89,469
High School Graduate$70,655$42,857$75,913
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$61,250
Overall$96,117$185,000$72,094
Some College$75,000$86,027$71,542

$96,117

Average Earnings

$185,000

Average Male

$72,094

Average Female

Old Tappan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Old Tappan Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Old Tappan Language

64.2% of Old Tappan residents speak only English, while 35.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 28.69% of the population.

Old Tappan Language

Old Tappan Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,176662.08%
Asian2,111261.23%

1.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.43%

Male Poverty Rate

1.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Old Tappan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Old Tappan is White, with 2.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Old Tappan is Asian, with 1.23% 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 0.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.46%.

Old Tappan Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade6.52%
High School3.85%
Bachelors or Greater1.62%
Some College0%

Old Tappan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0.39%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Old Tappan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Old Tappan Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$201,755$256,548
Households$195,833$240,759
Married Families$205,649$-999,999,999
Non Families$96,394$90,387

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Old Tappan Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

68.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.1%

Male Marriage Rate

64.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Old Tappan Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Old Tappan 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.

Old Tappan Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Old Tappan Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

74

Number of Veterans

74

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea50
Second Gulf War8
Vietnam8
World War II8
First Gulf War0

Old Tappan Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+58
35 to 548
65 to 748
18 to 340
55 to 640

Old Tappan Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White742.65%
Hispanic166.06%

Old Tappan Veterans by Race

Old Tappan Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Old Tappan Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.1%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Old Tappan Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Old Tappan Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Old Tappan 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

40.35%

Born in Old Tappan

74.09%

Native Born

25.91%

Foreign Born

7.61%

Non Citizen

18.3%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.09% of Old Tappan residents were born in the United States, with 40.35% having been born in New Jersey. 7.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Old Tappan Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,498711.1%
20286,427711.12%
20276,356701.11%
20266,286711.14%
20256,215711.16%
20246,144701.15%
20236,0742384.08%
20225,836-3-0.05%
20215,839-23-0.39%
20205,862-40-0.68%
20195,902-28-0.47%
20185,930-12-0.2%
20175,94270.12%
20165,935-5-0.08%
20155,940370.63%
20145,903200.34%
20135,883420.72%
20125,841220.38%
20115,819661.15%
20105,75300%
20005,4821,22828.87%
19904,254862.06%
19804,1682516.41%
19703,917-2,581-39.72%

Old Tappan Population by Year