Bergen County , New Jersey

Bergen County: County in New Jersey, United States

Bergen County locator map
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 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 930,394 inhabitants. Its county seat is Hackensack. The county was created 338 years ago in 1683.

Palisades Sill near Englewood Cliffs image
Palisades Sill near Englewood Cliffs
Palisades Sill near Englewood Cliffs image

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.

Bergen County map

The largest city of Bergen County is Hackensack with a population of 43,981. Other cities include, Fort Lee population 38,356, Fair Lawn population 32,877, Garfield population 31,641 and Englewood population 28,278. See all Bergen County cities & populated places.

Weather

Bergen County forecast: A chance of rain showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%. more

Bergen County Quick Facts

Population : 930,394 (2020)
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 : 14:43:42 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 1,456 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.72% (2010-2020)
Weather : 60℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Bergen County has 7 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Bergen County increased by 2.72% in 10 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
2020 930,394 -0.19% 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.

  • Howard Crook (American opera singer) he was born in 15/06/1947
  • Matt Henry (American football player) he was born in 13/11/1983
  • Carlos Mirabal (baseball player) he was born in 24/04/1973
  • Jamie Donnelly (actress) she was born in 08/05/1947
  • James O'Keefe (American far-right filmmaker) he was born in 08/06/1984
  • Jeffrey Blitz (American film director, film producer and screenwriter) he was born in 01/01/1969
  • Lynn Forester de Rothschild (American-British businesswoman) she was born in 02/07/1954
  • Roger Curtis Green (American born New Zealand archaeologist) he was born in 15/03/1932
  • Suzzy Roche (American singer) she was born in 29/09/1956
  • Tommy Leonetti (American actor and singer (1929-1979)) he was born in 10/09/1929
  • William H. Folly (United States Army Medal of Honor recipient)
  • Alex Boniello (American actor) he was born in 05/10/1990
  • Gary Yost (American filmmaker and software designer) he was born in 05/04/1959

Other places with the same name (1)

Bergen County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Hackensack 43,981 City and county seat of Bergen County, New Jersey, United States
Teaneck 40,446 Township in New Jersey
Fort Lee 38,356 Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States of America
Fair Lawn 32,877 Borough in New Jersey
Garfield 31,641 City in Bergen County, New Jersey
Englewood 28,278 City in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States
Bergenfield 27,371 Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey
Mahwah 26,078 Township of New Jersey
Paramus 26,063 Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey
Cliffside Park 26,001 Borough in New Jersey
Ridgewood 24,915 Village in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States
Lodi 24,206 Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey
Lyndhurst 22,781 Township of New Jersey
Palisades Park 20,942 A borough which locates in Bergen County, New Jersey
Elmwood Park 19,863 Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey
Rutherford 18,209 Borough in New Jersey, United States

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Map & Images (more maps)

Bergen County Train Map
Bergen County Train Map