Southwest Bergen Demographics

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

What is the population of Southwest Bergen?

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There are 119,968 residents in Southwest Bergen, with a median age of 40. Of this, 49.36% are males and 50.64% are females. US-born citizens make up 65.99% of the resident pool in Southwest Bergen, while non-US-born citizens account for 22.15%. Additionally, 11.87% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 108,811 people in Southwest Bergen currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 119,968 0.3%
Male Population 59,220 0.1%
Female Population 60,748 0.4%
Male population 49.36%
Female population 50.64%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 40 0.0%
Citizen US Born 79,161 -0.2%
Citizen not US Born 26,572 0.5%
Not Citizen 14,235 2.5%
Citizen US Born 65.99%
Citizen not US Born 22.15%
Not Citizen 11.87%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 1,045 4.0%
Moved from Same County 4,648 -9.9%
Moved from Same State 2,346 24.5%
Moved from Different State 1,932 21.8%
Same House as Last Year 108,811 0.1%
Moved from Abroad 0.88%
Moved from Same County 3.91%
Moved from Same State 1.98%
Moved from Different State 1.63%
Same House as Last Year 91.61%

What are the employment statistics in Southwest Bergen?

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White-collar workers make up 80.1% of the working population in Southwest Bergen, while blue-collar employees account for 19.9%. There are also 5,933 entrepreneurs in Southwest Bergen (9.02% of the workforce); 47,692 workers employed in private companies (72.47%); and 8,134 people working in governmental institutions (12.36%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 52,706 1.0%
Blue Collar 13,098 8.9%
White Collar 80.1%
Blue Collar 19.9%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 5,933 5.8%
Private Companies 47,692 1.8%
Governmental Workers 8,134 -1.0%
Not for Profit Companies 4,046 14.0%
Self Employees 9.02%
Private Companies 72.47%
Governmental Workers 12.36%
Not for Profit Companies 6.15%

How many households are there in Southwest Bergen?

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There are a total of 46,695 households in Southwest Bergen, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 68.96% of these Southwest Bergen households, while non-family units account for the remaining 31.04%. Additionally, 28.78% of households have children and 71.22% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 46,695 1.2%
Average People Per Household 3 0.8%
Family Households 32,202 1.7%
Non-family Households 14,494 -0.1%
Family Households 68.96%
Non-family Households 31.04%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 13,441 -1.2%
Households without Children 33,254 2.1%
Households with Children 28.78%
Households without Children 71.22%

What are the median and average incomes in Southwest Bergen?

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The average annual household income in Southwest Bergen is $105,353, while the median household income sits at $87,589 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $100,682, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $99,063. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $81,304 and $49,668, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $105,353 5.0%
Median Household Income $87,589 8.9%
People below Poverty Level 8,562 -6.3%
People above Poverty Level 109,646 0.8%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Southwest Bergen?

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There are 49,195 housing units in Southwest Bergen, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1959. Of the 46,695 occupied housing units in Southwest Bergen, 53.1% are owner-occupied, while 46.9% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 62.45% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $391,700. In general, housing costs reach $1,574 per month in Southwest Bergen.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 49,195 1.1%
Median Year Built 1959 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 12,734 -3.9%
Built between 1940 and 1949 6,132 -2.7%
Built between 1950 and 1959 11,038 7.7%
Built between 1960 and 1969 6,409 -0.4%
Built between 1970 and 1979 4,094 -6.5%
Built between 1980 and 1989 3,011 -0.2%
Built between 1990 and 1999 1,727 15.8%
Built between 2000 and 2009 2,102 17.9%
Built in 2010 or Later 1,946 9.4%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 46,695 1.2%
Owner Occupied 24,796 -1.8%
Renter Occupied 21,900 4.8%
Owner Occupied 53.1%
Renter Occupied 46.9%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 15,485 -0.1%
Without Mortgage 9,311 -4.6%
Median Value with Mortgage $391,700 1.6%
Median Value without Mortgage $409,000 7.9%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,574 1.9%
With Mortgage 62.45%
Without Mortgage 37.55%

What is the level of education in Southwest Bergen?

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Approximately 31.61% of the population in Southwest Bergen holds a high school degree (that's 31,689 residents), while 20.55% have attained a college certificate (20,602 locals) and 25.11% have a bachelor's degree (25,176 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 3,762 -0.1%
Some High School 31,689 -1.0%
Some College 20,602 0.2%
Associate Degree 6,582 4.0%
Bachelor's Degree 25,176 2.1%
Graduate Degree 12,432 6.2%
No High School 3.75%
Some High School 31.61%
Some College 20.55%
Associate Degree 6.57%
Bachelor's Degree 25.11%
Graduate Degree 12.4%

What is the marital status of Southwest Bergen residents?

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A total of 32,674 people in Southwest Bergen have never been married (which represents 31.71% of the total population), while 54,627 of them are wedded (53.02%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 816 (0.79%) and 9,277 (9%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 32,674 0.2%
Married 54,627 0.6%
Separated 816 -25.6%
Widowed 5,642 -3.5%
Divorced 9,277 7.0%
Never Married 31.71%
Married 53.02%
Separated 0.79%
Widowed 5.48%
Divorced 9%

What are the most common means of transportation in Southwest Bergen?

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The top three means of transportation people in Southwest Bergen use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 48,340 residents commute by car, 6,091 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 1,483 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 48,340 -0.3%
Bus or TrolleyBus 6,091 -1.1%
Railroad 339 364.4%
Ferryboat 122 23.2%
Bicycle 222 85.0%
TaxiCab 108 -37.2%
Walk 1,483 -16.4%

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: 07031 07057 07070 07071 07072 07073 07074 07075 07604 07606 07608 07643

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