Secaucus, New Jersey Population 2021

24,427
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Secaucus is a city located in Hudson County New Jersey. With a 2020 population of 24,427, it is the 37th largest city in New Jersey and the 1579th largest city in the United States . Secaucus is currently growing at a rate of 5.47% annually and its population has increased by 50.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,264 in 2010. Secaucus reached it's highest population of 24,427 in 2021. Spanning over 7 miles, Secaucus has a population density of 4,192 people per square mile.

The average household income in Secaucus is $130,895 with a poverty rate of 6.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,689 per month, and the median house value is $460,800. The median age in Secaucus is 40.6 years, 39.1 years for males, and 42.1 years for females.

Secaucus Demographics

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

  • White: 62.07%
  • Asian: 26.58%
  • Black or African American: 4.00%
  • Other race: 3.85%
  • Two or more races: 2.83%
  • Native American: 0.66%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Secaucus, New Jersey is 24,427 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,626.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,264.

Secaucus, New Jersey Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,49162.07%
Asian5,35026.58%
Black or African American8044.00%
Some Other Race7743.85%
Two or More Races5692.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native1320.66%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.02%
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Secaucus Population by Race

Secaucus Population Pyramid $2021

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Secaucus Median Age

40.6


Total

39.1


Male

42.1


Female

Secaucus Adults

There are 16,249 adults, (3,525 of whom are seniors) in Secaucus.

Secaucus Age Dependency

58.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Secaucus Sex Ratio

Female

10,501

52.18%

Male

9,624

47.82%

Secaucus Population by Age

Secaucus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Secaucus Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female74.6%25.4%
Married64.5%35.5%
All58.2%41.8%
Male46.1%53.9%
Non Family43.3%56.7%

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Secaucus Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5572.5658.2
Married4,1873.2364.5
Non Family2,2961.243.3
Female7162.6274.6
Male3583.3246.1

3.08

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Secaucus Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6144.13%
9th to 12th Grade7565.08%
High School Graduate3,39422.80%
Some College1,87112.57%
Associates Degree8265.55%
Bachelors Degree4,53530.47%
Graduate Degree2,88719.40%
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Secaucus Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Secaucus Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,5826,8173,089
Asian3,9293,7753,096
Hispanic2,7062,276671
Black529508325
Other Race511421155
2+ Races214189179
Native American13213215

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 2+ races people with a rate of 83.64%.

Secaucus Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$68,387$83,635$60,068
Less Than 9th Grade$25,285$27,181$11,140
High School Graduate$39,777$50,687$38,825
Some College$50,444$59,063$43,269
Bachelors Degree$82,544$97,094$70,787
Graduate Degree$101,446$106,292$97,050

$68,387

Average Earnings

$83,635

Average Male

$60,068

Average Female

Secaucus Earnings by Educational Attainment

Secaucus Language by Age

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Secaucus Language

53.84% of Secaucus residents speak only English, while 46.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 17.38% of the population.

Secaucus Language

Secaucus Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,9135866.57%
Hispanic4,24947811.25%
Black65620130.64%
Asian5,350841.57%
Multiple569539.31%
Native1321511.36%

6.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.62%

Male Poverty Rate

8.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Secaucus

The race most likely to be in poverty in Secaucus is Black, with 30.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Secaucus is Asian, with 1.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.90%.

Secaucus Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.43%
High School14.48%
Some College5.33%
Bachelors or Greater1.71%

Secaucus Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed19.63%
Male Unemployed6.05%
Female Employed3.43%
Male Employed1.11%

Secaucus Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Secaucus Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$114,821$130,895
Families$134,351$147,661
Married Families$149,125-
Non Families$61,750$85,087
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Income by Household Type

Secaucus Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Secaucus Married by Age and Sex

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Secaucus 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.

Secaucus Marital Status by Race

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Secaucus Marital Status

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710

Number of Veterans

645

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam191
Korea120
Second Gulf War94
World War II76
First Gulf War69

Secaucus Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+255
65 to 74161
35 to 54112
55 to 64109
18 to 3473

Secaucus Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6225.94%
Hispanic1023.20%
Asian451.09%
Other Race438.19%

Secaucus Veterans by Race

Secaucus Veterans by Education

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5.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Secaucus Veterans by Education

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64.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Secaucus Employment by Age

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Secaucus Employment by Race

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Secaucus 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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46.89%

Born in Secaucus

65.31%

Native Born

34.69%

Foreign Born

16.07%

Non Citizen

18.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

65.31% of Secaucus residents were born in the United States, with 46.89% having been born in New Jersey. 16.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Secaucus Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202124,4271,2675.47%
202023,1601,2675.79%
201921,8931,2676.14%
201820,6269364.75%
201719,6901320.67%
201619,5587343.90%
201518,8246703.69%
201418,154650.36%
201318,089890.49%
201218,0001,0836.40%
201116,9172241.34%
201016,6937620.47%
200015,9311,8701.26%
199014,0613420.25%
198013,7194910.37%
197013,2281,0740.85%
196012,1542,4042.23%
19509,750-4-0.00%
19409,7548040.86%
19308,9503,5275.14%
19205,4236831.36%
19104,7400.00%

Secaucus Population by Year