Tenafly, New Jersey Population 2021

14,191
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Tenafly is a city located in Bergen County New Jersey. With a 2020 population of 14,191, it is the 65th largest city in New Jersey and the 2398th largest city in the United States . Tenafly is currently declining at a rate of -0.91% annually and its population has decreased by -2.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,488 in 2010. Tenafly reached it's highest population of 14,827 in 1970. Spanning over 5 miles, Tenafly has a population density of 3,094 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tenafly is $225,838 with a poverty rate of 2.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,271 per month, and the median house value is $829,600. The median age in Tenafly is 42.5 years, 40 years for males, and 43.7 years for females.

Tenafly Demographics

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

  • White: 65.06%
  • Asian: 27.76%
  • Black or African American: 2.94%
  • Other race: 2.37%
  • Two or more races: 1.87%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Tenafly, New Jersey is 14,191 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,584.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,488.

Tenafly, New Jersey Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,51965.06%
Asian4,06227.76%
Black or African American4302.94%
Some Other Race3472.37%
Two or More Races2741.87%
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Tenafly Population by Race

Tenafly Population Pyramid $2021

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Tenafly Median Age

42.5


Total

40


Male

43.7


Female

Tenafly Adults

There are 10,041 adults, (1,949 of whom are seniors) in Tenafly.

Tenafly Age Dependency

80.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Tenafly Sex Ratio

Female

7,332

50.11%

Male

7,300

49.89%

Tenafly Population by Age

Tenafly Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tenafly Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.5%15.5%
All78%22%
Non Family62.3%37.7%
Male59.5%40.5%
Female55.8%44.2%

78.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tenafly Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6903.0978
Married3,4673.4984.5
Non Family6761.1262.3
Female4162.9855.8
Male1313.1759.5

3.4

Average Family Size

3.09

Average Household Size

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Tenafly Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1041.15%
9th to 12th Grade1781.97%
High School Graduate6196.86%
Some College5626.23%
Associates Degree1912.12%
Bachelors Degree3,25036.04%
Graduate Degree4,11445.62%
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Tenafly Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tenafly Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,5975,4634,649
Asian2,5002,4802,142
Hispanic650524304
Other Race23520470
Black212210191
2+ Races929292

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Tenafly Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$101,859$145,952$71,691
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$16,600$16,950$
Some College$71,657$$71,570
Bachelors Degree$101,437$150,884$45,114
Graduate Degree$122,344$173,696$96,250

$101,859

Average Earnings

$145,952

Average Male

$71,691

Average Female

Tenafly Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tenafly Language by Age

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Tenafly Language

57.19% of Tenafly residents speak only English, while 42.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 22.92% of the population.

Tenafly Language

Tenafly Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian4,0622175.34%
White8,628991.15%
Hispanic1,239756.05%
Other3477521.61%
Black430184.19%
Multiple27431.09%

2.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.33%

Male Poverty Rate

3.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tenafly

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tenafly is Other, with 21.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tenafly is Multiple, with 1.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.05%.

Tenafly Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.83%
Some College8.11%
High School5.79%
Bachelors or Greater2.12%

Tenafly Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed7.37%
Male Unemployed2.48%
Male Employed1.13%
Female Employed1.07%

Tenafly Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tenafly Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$172,926$225,838
Families$182,374$246,883
Married Families$204,349-
Non Families$72,000$94,368
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Income by Household Type

Tenafly Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

67.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.5%

Male Marriage Rate

67.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Tenafly Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Tenafly Marital Status

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259

Number of Veterans

259

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam87
Second Gulf War43
First Gulf War30
World War II14
Korea13

Tenafly Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+116
65 to 7457
35 to 5457
55 to 6429
18 to 34

Tenafly Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2453.71%
Hispanic152.18%
Asian140.49%

Tenafly Veterans by Race

Tenafly Veterans by Education

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1.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tenafly Veterans by Education

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64.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Tenafly Employment by Age

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Tenafly Employment by Race

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Tenafly 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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27.64%

Born in Tenafly

64.99%

Native Born

35.01%

Foreign Born

17.46%

Non Citizen

17.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

64.99% of Tenafly residents were born in the United States, with 27.64% having been born in New Jersey. 17.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Tenafly Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,191-131-0.91%
202014,322-131-0.91%
201914,453-131-0.90%
201814,584-77-0.53%
201714,661-23-0.16%
201614,684-28-0.19%
201514,712-20-0.14%
201414,73260.04%
201314,726240.16%
201214,702640.44%
201114,6381000.69%
201014,5387320.52%
200013,8064800.35%
199013,326-226-0.17%
198013,552-1,275-0.90%
197014,8275630.39%
196014,2644,6133.98%
19509,6512,2382.67%
19407,4131,7442.72%
19305,6692,0844.69%
19203,5858292.66%
19102,7560.00%

Tenafly Population by Year