Totowa, New Jersey Population 2021

10,772
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Totowa is a city located in Passaic County New Jersey. With a 2020 population of 10,772, it is the 99th largest city in New Jersey and the 2948th largest city in the United States . Totowa is currently declining at a rate of -0.09% annually and its population has decreased by -0.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,804 in 2010. Totowa reached it's highest population of 11,580 in 1970. Spanning over 4 miles, Totowa has a population density of 2,693 people per square mile.

The average household income in Totowa is $126,050 with a poverty rate of 5.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,569 per month, and the median house value is $371,200. The median age in Totowa is 44.3 years, 42 years for males, and 47 years for females.

Totowa Demographics

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

  • White: 83.45%
  • Asian: 5.97%
  • Black or African American: 4.68%
  • Other race: 3.26%
  • Two or more races: 2.64%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Totowa, New Jersey is 10,772 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,802.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,804.

Totowa, New Jersey Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,03683.45%
Asian6465.97%
Black or African American5074.68%
Some Other Race3533.26%
Two or More Races2862.64%
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Totowa Population by Race

Totowa Population Pyramid $2021

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Totowa Median Age

44.3


Total

42


Male

47


Female

Totowa Adults

There are 9,017 adults, (2,135 of whom are seniors) in Totowa.

Totowa Age Dependency

57.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Totowa Sex Ratio

Female

5,585

51.58%

Male

5,243

48.42%

Totowa Population by Age

Totowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Totowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female90.6%9.4%
Married87%13%
All82.2%17.8%
Male79.9%20.1%
Non Family65.5%34.5%

82.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Totowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5952.9182.2
Married2,1333.4487
Non Family8351.2565.5
Female4883.1490.6
Male1393.9779.9

3.38

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

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Totowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3984.82%
9th to 12th Grade3564.32%
High School Graduate2,91635.35%
Some College1,46617.77%
Associates Degree5857.09%
Bachelors Degree1,91423.20%
Graduate Degree6157.45%
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Totowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Totowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,0435,4571,807
Hispanic1,2351,168194
Asian636569427
Other Race29528026
Black29428180
2+ Races603921

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 95.58%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.14%.

Totowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,031$60,475$41,265
Less Than 9th Grade$30,969$39,527$17,208
High School Graduate$40,938$45,945$29,015
Some College$52,830$66,250$51,710
Bachelors Degree$57,977$76,023$52,611
Graduate Degree$82,473$99,219$76,875

$51,031

Average Earnings

$60,475

Average Male

$41,265

Average Female

Totowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Totowa Language by Age

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Totowa Language

70.05% of Totowa residents speak only English, while 29.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.17% of the population.

Totowa Language

Totowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,4692913.90%
Hispanic1,9191186.15%
Multiple28610336.01%
Black4616013.02%
Other353154.25%

5.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.83%

Male Poverty Rate

5.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Totowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Totowa is Multiple, with 36.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Totowa is White, with 3.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.88%.

Totowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.28%
Some College4.86%
High School3.51%
Bachelors or Greater1.27%

Totowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed76.19%
Female Unemployed16.56%
Female Employed3.16%
Male Employed1.17%

Totowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Totowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$105,637$126,050
Families$113,214$130,152
Married Families$125,803-
Non Families$65,417$108,032
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Income by Household Type

Totowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Totowa Married by Age and Sex

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Totowa 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 45-54.

Totowa Marital Status by Race

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Totowa Marital Status

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494

Number of Veterans

482

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam205
First Gulf War111
Korea54
World War II43
Second Gulf War13

Totowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74169
75+160
55 to 64103
35 to 5462
18 to 34

Totowa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4636.04%
Hispanic453.11%
Other Race164.91%
Black154.82%

Totowa Veterans by Race

Totowa Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Totowa Veterans by Education

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68.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.6%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Totowa Employment by Age

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Totowa Employment by Race

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Totowa 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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66.90%

Born in Totowa

77.97%

Native Born

22.03%

Foreign Born

6.13%

Non Citizen

15.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.97% of Totowa residents were born in the United States, with 66.90% having been born in New Jersey. 6.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Totowa Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202110,772-10-0.09%
202010,782-10-0.09%
201910,792-10-0.09%
201810,802-23-0.21%
201710,825-8-0.07%
201610,833-13-0.12%
201510,846-4-0.04%
201410,850-1-0.01%
201310,851-1-0.01%
201210,852-16-0.15%
201110,868530.49%
201010,8159230.90%
20009,892-285-0.28%
199010,177-1,271-1.17%
198011,448-132-0.11%
197011,5806830.61%
196010,8974,8526.07%
19506,0459151.65%
19405,1305301.10%
19304,6000.00%

Totowa Population by Year