Bergenfield, Bergen County, New Jersey

Bergenfield: Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey

About

Bergenfield is a city located in the county of Bergen in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 26,764 and a population density of 3,547 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 27,371 inhabitants.

The city was created 128 years ago in 1894.

Quick Facts about Bergenfield

Population : 27,371 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Bergen County
Postal code : 07621, 07621
Area : 7.55 km2
Altitude : 217 feet / 66 meters
Establishment : June 06, 1894 (128 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 03:21:44 (26th November 2022)
Density : 3,627 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.22% (2010-2020)
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Location of Bergenfield on New Jersey map.
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Geography

Bergenfield is located at 40°55'39"N 73°59'50"W (40.9276000, -73.9973600). It has 5 neighbors: Cresskill, Englewood, New Milford, Teaneck and Tenafly.

Bergenfield map

Bergenfield has 5 neighbours.

  • Cresskill borough in Bergen County, New Jersey
  • Englewood city in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States
  • New Milford borough in New Jersey
  • Teaneck township in New Jersey
  • Tenafly borough in Bergen County, New Jersey

Demographics

The population of Bergenfield increased by 2.22% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1900 729 - statistical updating
1910 1,991 63.39% statistical updating
2010 26,764 92.56% census
2011 27,037 1.01% estimation process
2012 27,195 0.58% estimation process
2013 27,267 0.26% estimation process
2014 27,299 0.12% estimation process
2015 27,338 0.14% estimation process
2016 27,322 -0.06% estimation process
2017 27,455 0.48% estimation process
2018 27,384 -0.26% estimation process
2019 27,327 -0.21% estimation process
2020 27,371 0.16% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 30,693
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 32,300
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -5.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 29,538
April 1, 2010 Population : 32,297
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 19.9%
People over 65 (%) : 19.6%
Female persons, % : 48.0%
White only, percent : 44.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 53.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.5%
Asians alone % : 0.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 10.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 35.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,486
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 8.0%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 14,732

Bergenfield zip code is 07621. County name: Bergen, County fips: 34003

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 14,732
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 62.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $92,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $962
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $329
2015-2019 median gross rent : $600
Permits for construction, 2020 : 6
2015-2019 Households : 11,237
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.56
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 92.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 79.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 73.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 77.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 17.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 45.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 46.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 89,285
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 222,967
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 155,037
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 488,747
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,215
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $29,936
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $18,386
Percentage of people living in poverty : 27.9%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 764
2019 total employment : 10,394
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 392,550
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -1.1%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 2,404
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,323
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,793
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,127
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,097
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,111
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 417
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,724
2010 population per square mile : 69.8
2010 land area in square miles : 462.41

People born in Bergenfield (5)

People born in Bergenfield, including steeplechase runner Albert Hulsebosch, journalist David Lat, special forces colonel Floyd James Thompson, .

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Schools in Bergenfield

College & universities near Bergenfield, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
458849 Empire Beauty School-Paramus Paramus (NJ) 07652
183983 Adult and Continuing Education-BCTS Hackensack (NJ) 07601-6637
184603 Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus Teaneck (NJ) 07666
442073 Lincoln Technical Institute-Paramus Paramus (NJ) 07652-5002
186016 Parisian Beauty School Hackensack (NJ) 07601-5509

Stations (16)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bergenfield, NJ

Code Name Address Type
YNY Yonkers station 5 Buena Vista Ave. RAIL
NRO New Rochelle station 1 Railroad Plaza RAIL
NYP Pennsylvania Station 8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street RAIL
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL

Post offices near Bergenfield

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bergenfield Post Office Bergenfield (NJ) 07621
Dumon Post Office Dumont (NJ) 07628
New Milford Post Office New Milford (NJ) 07646
River Edg Post Office River Edge (NJ) 07661
West Englewood Post Office Teaneck (NJ) 07666

Other cities in Bergen County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Bergen County , NJ. (more)

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
City of Garfield 30,487 City in Bergen County, New Jersey
Englewood 28,278 City in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States
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

Distance to Other Cities

Bergenfield distances to largest New Jersey cities