East Rutherford Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

What is the population of East Rutherford?

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There are 9,707 residents in East Rutherford, with a median age of 38.4. Of this, 45.54% are males and 54.46% are females. US-born citizens make up 67.53% of the resident pool in East Rutherford, while non-US-born citizens account for 20.15%. Additionally, 12.32% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 8,055 people in East Rutherford currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 9,707 1.3%
Male Population 4,421 -4.4%
Female Population 5,286 6.6%
Male population 45.54%
Female population 54.46%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 38.4 7.6%
Citizen US Born 6,555 3.6%
Citizen not US Born 1,956 -11.6%
Not Citizen 1,196 14.8%
Citizen US Born 67.53%
Citizen not US Born 20.15%
Not Citizen 12.32%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 56 27.3%
Moved from Same County 511 22.8%
Moved from Same State 500 171.7%
Moved from Different State 416 61.2%
Same House as Last Year 8,055 -5.6%
Moved from Abroad 0.59%
Moved from Same County 5.36%
Moved from Same State 5.24%
Moved from Different State 4.36%
Same House as Last Year 84.45%

What are the employment statistics in East Rutherford?

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White-collar workers make up 81.42% of the working population in East Rutherford, while blue-collar employees account for 18.58%. There are also 516 entrepreneurs in East Rutherford (9.99% of the workforce); 3,746 workers employed in private companies (72.5%); and 617 people working in governmental institutions (11.94%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 4,207 0.7%
Blue Collar 960 9.2%
White Collar 81.42%
Blue Collar 18.58%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 516 22.9%
Private Companies 3,746 -0.5%
Governmental Workers 617 -4.3%
Not for Profit Companies 288 27.4%
Self Employees 9.99%
Private Companies 72.5%
Governmental Workers 11.94%
Not for Profit Companies 5.57%

How many households are there in East Rutherford?

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There are a total of 4,319 households in East Rutherford, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 61.26% of these East Rutherford households, while non-family units account for the remaining 38.74%. Additionally, 26.83% of households have children and 73.17% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 4,319 8.9%
Average People Per Household 2 -7.1%
Family Households 2,646 4.7%
Non-family Households 1,673 16.3%
Family Households 61.26%
Non-family Households 38.74%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 1,159 -0.6%
Households without Children 3,160 12.9%
Households with Children 26.83%
Households without Children 73.17%

What are the median and average incomes in East Rutherford?

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The average annual household income in East Rutherford is $92,821, while the median household income sits at $76,777 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $115,375, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $62,455. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $98,420 and $31,360, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $92,821 -0.4%
Median Household Income $76,777 -5.1%
People below Poverty Level 502 -48.8%
People above Poverty Level 9,021 7.0%

How many homeowners and renters are there in East Rutherford?

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There are 4,661 housing units in East Rutherford, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1962. Of the 4,319 occupied housing units in East Rutherford, 32.99% are owner-occupied, while 67.01% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 53.12% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $363,600. In general, housing costs reach $1,517 per month in East Rutherford.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 4,661 10.0%
Median Year Built 1962 0.2%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 963 5.7%
Built between 1940 and 1949 395 -13.6%
Built between 1950 and 1959 886 -1.1%
Built between 1960 and 1969 489 8.9%
Built between 1970 and 1979 381 -11.6%
Built between 1980 and 1989 562 3.9%
Built between 1990 and 1999 259 37.8%
Built between 2000 and 2009 569 183.1%
Built in 2010 or Later 157 -4.9%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 4,319 8.9%
Owner Occupied 1,425 5.1%
Renter Occupied 2,894 10.9%
Owner Occupied 32.99%
Renter Occupied 67.01%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 757 14.5%
Without Mortgage 668 -3.9%
Median Value with Mortgage $363,600 1.3%
Median Value without Mortgage $410,400 -0.4%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,517 -1.7%
With Mortgage 53.12%
Without Mortgage 46.88%

What is the level of education in East Rutherford?

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Approximately 32.96% of the population in East Rutherford holds a high school degree (that's 2,646 residents), while 16.91% have attained a college certificate (1,901 locals) and 27.57% have a bachelor's degree (2,213 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 252 -25.9%
Some High School 2,646 11.1%
Some College 1,901 6.1%
Associate Degree 696 31.6%
Bachelor's Degree 2,213 -10.8%
Graduate Degree 863 25.8%
No High School 3.14%
Some High School 32.96%
Some College 16.91%
Associate Degree 8.67%
Bachelor's Degree 27.57%
Graduate Degree 10.75%

What is the marital status of East Rutherford residents?

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A total of 2,688 people in East Rutherford have never been married (which represents 32.61% of the total population), while 3,942 of them are wedded (47.83%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 22 (0.27%) and 1,046 (12.69%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 2,688 1.2%
Married 3,942 -4.6%
Separated 22 -69.0%
Widowed 566 -4.9%
Divorced 1,046 50.9%
Never Married 32.61%
Married 47.83%
Separated 0.27%
Widowed 6.87%
Divorced 12.69%

What are the most common means of transportation in East Rutherford?

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The top three means of transportation people in East Rutherford use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and subway or elevated. A total of 3,769 residents commute by car, 406 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 181 by subway or elevated.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 3,769 -4.3%
Bus or TrolleyBus 406 -3.8%
Subway or Elevated 181 N/A
Railroad 60 150.0%
Walk 136 -17.6%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 07073

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