River Edge, New Jersey Population 2024

11,915

River Edge is a city located in Bergen County New Jersey. River Edge has a 2024 population of 11,915. River Edge is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually and its population has decreased by -1.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,057 in 2020.

The average household income in River Edge is $197,064 with a poverty rate of 2.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in River Edge is 40.3 years, 38.2 years for males, and 43.4 years for females.

River Edge Demographics

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

  • White: 59.09%
  • Asian: 29.97%
  • Two or more races: 5.61%
  • Black or African American: 5.22%
  • Other race: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
6,501.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.18% (-142)
The current population of River Edge, New Jersey is 11,915 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,057.

River Edge, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,10459.09%
Asian3,60329.97%
Two or more races6755.61%
Black or African American6275.22%
Other race130.11%
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

River Edge Population by Race

River Edge Population Pyramid 2024

River Edge Median Age

40.3

Total

38.2

Male

43.4

Female

River Edge Adults

There are 9,358 adults, (1,947 of whom are seniors) in River Edge.

River Edge Age Dependency

62.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

River Edge Sex Ratio

Female5,71147.5%
Male6,31152.5%

River Edge Population by Age

River Edge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,3692.7578.121.9
Married3,1193.1886.313.7
Non Family9001.0854.245.8
Female2482.867129
Male1024.0755.944.1

3.18

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

River Edge Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade820.98%
Associates Degree4545.44%
Bachelors Degree3,74844.93%
Graduate Degree2,25827.07%
High School Graduate6367.62%
Less Than 9th Grade921.1%
Some College1,07112.84%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

River Edge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

River Edge Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,8024,7203,364
Asian2,4052,3801,892
Hispanic540473232
Black475475404
2+ Races335292202
Other Race131313

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

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

River Edge Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$95,000$119,971$78,624
Graduate Degree$132,767$151,250$118,430
High School Graduate$71,583$72,458$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$92,365$117,835$77,708
Some College$49,273$69,323$42,972

$92,365

Average Earnings

$117,835

Average Male

$77,708

Average Female

River Edge Earnings by Educational Attainment

River Edge Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

River Edge Language

64.35% of River Edge residents speak only English, while 35.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 24.3% of the population.

River Edge Language

River Edge Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,6372333.51%
Asian3,603631.75%
Hispanic771232.98%
Black627162.55%
Multiple675121.78%

2.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.93%

Male Poverty Rate

3.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in River Edge

The race most likely to be in poverty in River Edge is White, with 3.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in River Edge is Asian, with 1.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.57%.

River Edge Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.09%
High School5.66%
Bachelors or Greater3.26%
Some College1.18%

River Edge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed8%
Male Unemployed7.65%
Female Employed0.87%
Male Employed0.52%

River Edge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

River Edge Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$188,542$228,568
Households$150,073$197,064
Married Families$199,969$-999,999,999
Non Families$48,750$75,616

mean

median

Income by Household Type

River Edge Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

66.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.9%

Male Marriage Rate

66.5%

Female Marriage Rate

River Edge Married by Age and Sex

male

female

River Edge 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 35-44.

River Edge Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

River Edge Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

398

Number of Veterans

387

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War183
Vietnam139
First Gulf War27
Korea24
World War II11

River Edge Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54201
75+115
65 to 7459
18 to 3412
55 to 6411

River Edge Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Asian1957.13%
White1923.35%
Black112%

River Edge Veterans by Race

River Edge Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

River Edge Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.1%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

River Edge Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

River Edge Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

River Edge 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

42.62%

Born in River Edge

71.66%

Native Born

28.34%

Foreign Born

9.56%

Non Citizen

18.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

71.66% of River Edge residents were born in the United States, with 42.62% having been born in New Jersey. 9.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

River Edge Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911,737-36-0.31%
202811,773-35-0.3%
202711,808-36-0.3%
202611,844-35-0.29%
202511,879-36-0.3%
202411,915-35-0.29%
202311,950-36-0.3%
202211,986-34-0.28%
202112,020-37-0.31%
202012,0576215.43%
201911,436-48-0.42%
201811,484-42-0.36%
201711,526130.11%
201611,513-5-0.04%
201511,518270.23%
201411,491100.09%
201311,481310.27%
201211,450300.26%
201111,420670.59%
201011,3534073.72%
200010,9463433.23%
199010,603-508-4.57%
198011,111-1,739-13.53%
197012,850-414-3.12%
196013,2644,06044.11%
19509,2045,917180.01%
19403,28700%
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River Edge Population by Year