Palisades Park, New Jersey Population 2021

20,707
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Palisades Park is a city located in Bergen County New Jersey. With a 2020 population of 20,707, it is the 46th largest city in New Jersey and the 1799th largest city in the United States . Palisades Park is currently declining at a rate of -0.02% annually but its population has increased by 5.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,622 in 2010. Palisades Park reached it's highest population of 20,719 in 2018. Spanning over 1 miles, Palisades Park has a population density of 16,713 people per square mile.

The average household income in Palisades Park is $92,180 with a poverty rate of 12.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,520 per month, and the median house value is $558,400. The median age in Palisades Park is 39.5 years, 38.2 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Palisades Park Demographics

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

  • Asian: 58.32%
  • White: 31.29%
  • Other race: 7.59%
  • Two or more races: 1.41%
  • Black or African American: 1.01%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.16%
The current population of Palisades Park, New Jersey is 20,707 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,719.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,622.

Palisades Park, New Jersey Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Asian12,01658.32%
White6,44631.29%
Some Other Race1,5637.59%
Two or More Races2901.41%
Black or African American2081.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native490.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander320.16%
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Palisades Park Population by Race

Palisades Park Population Pyramid $2021

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Palisades Park Median Age

39.5


Total

38.2


Male

40.9


Female

Palisades Park Adults

There are 17,405 adults, (2,956 of whom are seniors) in Palisades Park.

Palisades Park Age Dependency

42.6

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Palisades Park Sex Ratio

Female

10,096

49.00%

Male

10,508

51.00%

Palisades Park Population by Age

Palisades Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Palisades Park Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married41.1%58.9%
Female36.9%63.1%
All36.7%63.3%
Male31.5%68.5%
Non Family28.4%71.6%

36.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Palisades Park Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4032.7836.7
Married4,1263.2141.1
Non Family1,8841.4528.4
Female9113.2636.9
Male4823.431.5

3.13

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

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Palisades Park Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1877.74%
9th to 12th Grade6174.02%
High School Graduate3,82724.96%
Some College2,00613.08%
Associates Degree6754.40%
Bachelors Degree5,58736.44%
Graduate Degree1,4339.35%
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Palisades Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Palisades Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian9,4938,8585,785
Hispanic2,7992,011296
White2,7192,369825
Other Race92568321
Black18016025
2+ Races13812062
Native American38389
Islander323218

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.94%.

Palisades Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,438$44,655$40,309
Less Than 9th Grade$21,416$25,968$18,554
High School Graduate$31,442$34,464$26,044
Some College$40,930$42,929$37,135
Bachelors Degree$53,252$58,676$48,478
Graduate Degree$82,009$86,364$67,292

$42,438

Average Earnings

$44,655

Average Male

$40,309

Average Female

Palisades Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Palisades Park Language by Age

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Palisades Park Language

19.43% of Palisades Park residents speak only English, while 80.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 52.27% of the population.

Palisades Park Language

Palisades Park Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian12,0161,0358.61%
Hispanic4,41385619.40%
White3,72452113.99%
Other1,56322414.33%
Multiple2907124.48%
Black2082311.06%
Native491428.57%

12.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.00%

Male Poverty Rate

12.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palisades Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palisades Park is Native, with 28.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palisades Park is Asian, with 8.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.13%.

Palisades Park Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.80%
Some College15.03%
High School14.48%
Bachelors or Greater6.21%

Palisades Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed23.02%
Female Unemployed5.00%
Male Employed4.44%
Female Employed2.79%

Palisades Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palisades Park Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,245$92,180
Families$78,565$98,973
Married Families$89,907-
Non Families$47,557$63,734
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Income by Household Type

Palisades Park Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Palisades Park Married by Age and Sex

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Palisades Park 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.

Palisades Park Marital Status by Race

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Palisades Park Marital Status

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224

Number of Veterans

212

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea63
Second Gulf War39
Vietnam30
First Gulf War27
World War II25

Palisades Park Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+110
35 to 5442
18 to 3432
65 to 7430
55 to 6410

Palisades Park Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1512.86%
Asian470.45%
Hispanic371.08%
Other Race151.25%
Black84.10%
Native American37.89%

Palisades Park Veterans by Race

Palisades Park Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palisades Park Veterans by Education

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64.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Palisades Park Employment by Age

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Palisades Park Employment by Race

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Palisades Park Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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22.49%

Born in Palisades Park

36.29%

Native Born

63.71%

Foreign Born

32.09%

Non Citizen

31.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

36.29% of Palisades Park residents were born in the United States, with 22.49% having been born in New Jersey. 32.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Palisades Park Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202120,707-4-0.02%
202020,711-4-0.02%
201920,715-4-0.02%
201820,7191090.53%
201720,6101250.61%
201620,485460.23%
201520,4391030.51%
201420,336370.18%
201320,2992581.29%
201220,0412571.30%
201119,7841720.88%
201019,6122,5391.40%
200017,0732,5371.62%
199014,5368040.57%
198013,7323810.28%
197013,3511,4081.12%
196011,9432,3082.17%
19509,6351,4941.70%
19408,1411,0761.43%
19307,0654,43210.37%
19202,6330.00%

Palisades Park Population by Year