Tenafly, New Jersey Population 2024

15,121

Tenafly is a city located in Bergen County New Jersey. Tenafly has a 2024 population of 15,121. Tenafly is currently declining at a rate of -0.38% annually and its population has decreased by -1.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,348 in 2020.

The average household income in Tenafly is $291,096 with a poverty rate of 3.02%. The median age in Tenafly is 42.2 years: 40 years for males, and 42.9 years for females.

Tenafly Demographics

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

  • White: 61.76%
  • Asian: 31.4%
  • Two or more races: 4.94%
  • Black or African American: 1.37%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,297.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.48% (-227)
The current population of Tenafly, New Jersey is 15,121 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,348.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9,44861.76%
Asian4,80431.4%
Two or more races7564.94%
Black or African American2101.37%
Other race810.53%
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

Tenafly Population by Race

Tenafly Population Pyramid 2024

Tenafly Median Age

42.2

Total

40

Male

42.9

Female

Tenafly Adults

There are 10,423 adults, (2,136 of whom are seniors) in Tenafly.

Tenafly Age Dependency

84.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Tenafly Sex Ratio

Female7,64649.98%
Male7,65350.02%

Tenafly Population by Age

Tenafly Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,0762.9974.325.7
Married3,7523.4377.522.5
Non Family7521.17129
Female4352.6161.138.9
Male1372.5847.452.6

3.31

Average Family Size

2.99

Average Household Size

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Tenafly Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade240.25%
Associates Degree3843.94%
Bachelors Degree3,50936%
Graduate Degree4,43245.48%
High School Graduate6046.2%
Less Than 9th Grade840.86%
Some College7097.27%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Tenafly Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tenafly Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,9495,9154,853
Asian3,0753,0262,556
Hispanic540518371
2+ Races357357226
Black118115108
Other Race464635

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 91.53%.

Tenafly Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$113,798$171,000$91,875
Graduate Degree$154,594$215,833$119,226
High School Graduate$32,279$26,932$38,411
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$121,839$175,703$101,953
Some College$90,938$115,435$69,045

$121,839

Average Earnings

$175,703

Average Male

$101,953

Average Female

Tenafly Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tenafly Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Tenafly Language

55.88% of Tenafly residents speak only English, while 44.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 23.15% of the population.

Tenafly Language

Tenafly Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White9,0043193.54%
Asian4,796661.38%
Hispanic1,077474.36%
Black2032813.79%
Multiple756253.31%

3.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.88%

Male Poverty Rate

2.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tenafly

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tenafly is Black, with 13.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tenafly is Asian, with 1.38% 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 3.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.87%.

Tenafly Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade56.48%
High School5.46%
Bachelors or Greater2.18%
Some College1.1%

Tenafly Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed6.36%
Male Employed1.82%
Female Employed0.4%
Female Unemployed0%

Tenafly Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tenafly Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$239,853$318,635
Households$207,652$291,096
Married Families$250,001$-999,999,999
Non Families$108,667$131,366

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Tenafly Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

68.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.2%

Male Marriage Rate

70.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Tenafly Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Tenafly 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.

Tenafly Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Tenafly Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

305

Number of Veterans

305

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War76
Vietnam57
Korea57
First Gulf War24
World War II0

Tenafly Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+141
35 to 5476
55 to 6455
65 to 7433
18 to 340

Tenafly Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3054.61%

Tenafly Veterans by Race

Tenafly Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tenafly Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Tenafly Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Tenafly Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Tenafly 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

28.7%

Born in Tenafly

66.15%

Native Born

33.85%

Foreign Born

15.85%

Non Citizen

18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

66.15% of Tenafly residents were born in the United States, with 28.7% having been born in New Jersey. 15.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Tenafly Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,838-56-0.38%
202814,894-57-0.38%
202714,951-57-0.38%
202615,008-56-0.37%
202515,064-57-0.38%
202415,121-57-0.38%
202315,178-11-0.07%
202215,189-69-0.45%
202115,258-90-0.59%
202015,3488946.19%
201914,454-131-0.9%
201814,585-77-0.53%
201714,662-26-0.18%
201614,688-26-0.18%
201514,714-19-0.13%
201414,73350.03%
201314,728250.17%
201214,703640.44%
201114,6391000.69%
201014,53900%
200013,8064803.6%
199013,326-226-1.67%
198013,552-1,275-8.6%
197014,8275633.95%
196014,2644,61347.8%
19509,6512,23830.19%
19407,4131,74430.76%
19305,6692,08458.13%
19203,58582930.08%
19102,756-12,082-81.43%
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Tenafly Population by Year