Ramsey, New Jersey Population 2024

14,689

Ramsey is a city located in Bergen County New Jersey. Ramsey has a 2024 population of 14,689. Ramsey is currently declining at a rate of -0.12% annually and its population has decreased by -0.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,756 in 2020.

The average household income in Ramsey is $207,499 with a poverty rate of 1.53%. The median age in Ramsey is 41.5 years: 41.1 years for males, and 42.4 years for females.

Ramsey Demographics

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

  • White: 78.36%
  • Two or more races: 9.87%
  • Asian: 7.65%
  • Other race: 3.32%
  • Black or African American: 0.62%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,669.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.45% (-67)
The current population of Ramsey, New Jersey is 14,689 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,756.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White11,55078.36%
Two or more races1,4559.87%
Asian1,1287.65%
Other race4903.32%
Black or African American920.62%
Native American240.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ramsey Population by Race

Ramsey Population Pyramid 2024

Ramsey Median Age

41.5

Total

41.1

Male

42.4

Female

Ramsey Adults

There are 10,793 adults, (1,999 of whom are seniors) in Ramsey.

Ramsey Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Ramsey Sex Ratio

Female7,26749.3%
Male7,47250.7%

Ramsey Population by Age

Ramsey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,2212.8184.315.7
Married3,1683.4891.98.1
Non Family1,4201.1876.323.7
Female3783.2683.916.1
Male2552.9834.565.5

3.38

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

84.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ramsey Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1151.19%
Associates Degree6196.41%
Bachelors Degree4,09442.42%
Graduate Degree2,42225.09%
High School Graduate1,21212.56%
Less Than 9th Grade2332.41%
Some College9579.92%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ramsey Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ramsey Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White7,6507,5155,072
Hispanic772607312
2+ Races760743564
Asian670653625
Other Race19212676
Black895836
Native American2400

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.24%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 93.28%.

Ramsey Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$110,476$119,063$83,362
Graduate Degree$108,690$150,110$79,431
High School Graduate$67,500$96,607$46,064
Less Than 9th Grade$33,971$48,490$32,574
Overall$96,541$114,940$75,859
Some College$79,405$105,329$55,051

$96,541

Average Earnings

$114,940

Average Male

$75,859

Average Female

Ramsey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ramsey Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ramsey Language

82.32% of Ramsey residents speak only English, while 17.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.69% of the population.

Ramsey Language

Ramsey Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,1841621.45%
Black923841.3%
Multiple1,455251.72%
Hispanic1,366191.39%

1.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.79%

Male Poverty Rate

2.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ramsey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ramsey is Black, with 41.3% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ramsey is Hispanic, with 1.39% 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 2.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.84%.

Ramsey Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School4.04%
Less Than 9th Grade2.87%
Some College2.28%
Bachelors or Greater1.07%

Ramsey Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed1.33%
Male Employed0.25%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Ramsey Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ramsey Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$188,285$242,974
Households$160,589$207,499
Married Families$215,833$-999,999,999
Non Families$86,078$107,394

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ramsey Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Ramsey Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ramsey 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.

Ramsey Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ramsey Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

424

Number of Veterans

384

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam128
Second Gulf War90
Korea32
World War II17
First Gulf War10

Ramsey Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+160
65 to 74103
55 to 6471
35 to 5450
18 to 3440

Ramsey Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3413.89%
2+ Races839.79%
Hispanic171.87%

Ramsey Veterans by Race

Ramsey Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ramsey Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Ramsey Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ramsey Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ramsey 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

52.57%

Born in Ramsey

84.2%

Native Born

15.8%

Foreign Born

4%

Non Citizen

11.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.2% of Ramsey residents were born in the United States, with 52.57% having been born in New Jersey. 4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ramsey Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,606-16-0.11%
202814,622-17-0.12%
202714,639-17-0.12%
202614,656-16-0.11%
202514,672-17-0.12%
202414,689-17-0.12%
202314,706390.27%
202214,667-50-0.34%
202114,717-39-0.26%
202014,756-128-0.86%
201914,884-48-0.32%
201814,932-55-0.37%
201714,987430.29%
201614,944-13-0.09%
201514,957640.43%
201414,893410.28%
201314,852950.64%
201214,757890.61%
201114,6681140.78%
201014,55400%
200014,3511,1238.49%
199013,2283292.55%
198012,8993282.61%
197012,5713,04431.95%
19609,5274,857104%
19504,6701,10430.96%
19403,5663089.45%
19303,258-11,348-77.69%
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Ramsey Population by Year