Bergen County , New Jersey

Bergen County: County in New Jersey, United States

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Location of Bergen County on New Jersey map.

About

Bergen County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. As of the 2010 census, the population was 905,116 and a population density of 1,416 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 932,202 inhabitants. Its county seat is Hackensack. The county was created 338 years ago in 1683.

Geography

Bergen County is located at 40°57'35"N 74°4'28"W (40.9597700, -74.0744100). It has 7 neighbors: Hudson County, Passaic County, Bronx, New York City, New York County, Rockland County and Westchester County.

Palisades Sill near Englewood Cliffs image
Palisades Sill near Englewood Cliffs

The largest city of Bergen County is Hackensack with a population of 44,188. Other cities include, Fort Lee population 38,605, Fair Lawn population 32,896, Garfield population 31,802 and Englewood population 28,402. See all Bergen County cities & populated places.

Weather

Bergen County forecast: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy. Low around 66, with temperatures rising to around 71 overnight. Southwest wind 2 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. more

Palisades Sill near Englewood Cliffs image

Bergen County map

Bergen County Quick Facts

Population : 932,202 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
Twitter username : bergencountynj
Area : 639 km2
Water as percent of area : 5.54%
Land as percent of area : 94.46%
Named for : Bergen Township
Altitude : 46 feet / 14 meters
Capital : Hackensack
Establishment : March 03, 1683
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 19:52:48 (22nd June 2021)
Density : 1,459 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 2.91% (2010-2019)
Weather : 66℉ Showers And Thunderstorms Likely 7-days weather

Bergen County has 7 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Bergen County increased by 2.91% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 905,116 - census
2011 911,994 0.75% estimation process
2012 916,255 0.47% estimation process
2013 919,951 0.4% estimation process
2014 923,403 0.37% estimation process
2015 926,391 0.32% estimation process
2016 928,120 0.19% estimation process
2017 932,420 0.46% estimation process
2018 932,816 0.04% estimation process
2019 932,202 -0.07% estimation process

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People born in Bergen County (16)

People born in Bergen County, including economist Tyler Cowen, economist Richard Easterlin, politician Charles H. Voorhis, you can see a list of people who born in Bergen County.

Bergen County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Bergen County.

City Name Population Title
Hackensack 44,188 City and county seat of Bergen County, New Jersey, United States
Teaneck 40,284 Township in New Jersey
Fort Lee 38,605 Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States of America
Fair Lawn 32,896 Borough in New Jersey
Garfield 31,802 City in Bergen County, New Jersey
Englewood 28,402 City in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States
Bergenfield 27,327 Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey
Paramus 26,264 Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey
Mahwah 26,200 Township of New Jersey
Cliffside Park 26,133 Borough in New Jersey
Ridgewood 25,056 Village in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States
Lodi 24,347 Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey
Lyndhurst 22,918 Township of New Jersey
Palisades Park 20,715 A borough which locates in Bergen County, New Jersey
Elmwood Park 19,966 Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey
Rutherford 18,303 Borough in New Jersey, United States

New Jersey Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
New Jersey 8,882,190 State of the United States of America
Somerset 965,424 Community in Franklin Township, New Jersey
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Hudson County 672,391 County in New Jersey, United States
Monmouth County 618,795 County in New Jersey, United States
Ocean County 607,186 County in New Jersey, United States
Union County 556,341 County in Oregon, United States
Camden County 506,471 County in Missouri, United States
Passaic County 501,826 County in New Jersey, United States
Morris County 491,845 County in New Jersey, United States
Burlington County 445,349 County in New Jersey, United States
Mercer County 367,430 County in West Virginia, United States
Somerset County 328,934 County in Maine, United States
Gloucester County 291,636 County in New Jersey, United States
Newark 282,011 Most populous city in the state of New Jersey, United States; county seat of Essex County, New Jersey

Map & Images (more maps)

Bergen County Train Map
Bergen County Train Map

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