Southwest Bergen, Gateway, NJ 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 123,581 residents in Southwest Bergen, with a median age of 40. Of this, 49.79% are males and 50.21% are females. US-born citizens make up 65.83% of the resident pool in Southwest Bergen, while non-US-born citizens account for 22.54%. Additionally, 11.64% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 111,132 people in Southwest Bergen currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 123,581 0.1%
Male Population 61,528 -0.3%
Female Population 62,054 0.4%
Male population 49.79%
Female population 50.21%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 40 0.0%
Citizen US Born 81,349 -2.1%
Citizen not US Born 27,850 4.6%
Not Citizen 14,382 4.6%
Citizen US Born 65.83%
Citizen not US Born 22.54%
Not Citizen 11.64%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 1,135 8.8%
Moved from Same County 5,656 13.6%
Moved from Same State 2,763 5.1%
Moved from Different State 1,519 -25.1%
Same House as Last Year 111,132 -0.3%
Moved from Abroad 0.93%
Moved from Same County 4.63%
Moved from Same State 2.26%
Moved from Different State 1.24%
Same House as Last Year 90.94%

What are the employment statistics in Southwest Bergen?

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White-collar workers make up 81.86% of the working population in Southwest Bergen, while blue-collar employees account for 18.14%. There are also 5,909 entrepreneurs in Southwest Bergen (8.72% of the workforce); 48,406 workers employed in private companies (71.47%); and 9,119 people working in governmental institutions (13.46%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 55,446 1.0%
Blue Collar 12,285 -6.7%
White Collar 81.86%
Blue Collar 18.14%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 5,909 -0.4%
Private Companies 48,406 -1.0%
Governmental Workers 9,119 1.1%
Not for Profit Companies 4,297 2.0%
Self Employees 8.72%
Private Companies 71.47%
Governmental Workers 13.46%
Not for Profit Companies 6.34%

How many households are there in Southwest Bergen?

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There are a total of 48,218 households in Southwest Bergen, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 68.33% of these Southwest Bergen households, while non-family units account for the remaining 31.67%. Additionally, 30.12% of households have children and 69.88% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 48,218 0.7%
Average People Per Household 3 -1.5%
Family Households 32,948 1.4%
Non-family Households 15,270 -0.9%
Family Households 68.33%
Non-family Households 31.67%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 14,523 4.7%
Households without Children 33,695 -1.0%
Households with Children 30.12%
Households without Children 69.88%

What are the median and average incomes in Southwest Bergen?

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The average annual household income in Southwest Bergen is $120,383, while the median household income sits at $92,536 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $116,667, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $117,804. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $81,131 and $62,226, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $120,383 8.6%
Median Household Income $92,536 1.3%
People below Poverty Level 8,892 4.7%
People above Poverty Level 112,553 -0.4%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Southwest Bergen?

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There are 50,459 housing units in Southwest Bergen, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1961. Of the 48,218 occupied housing units in Southwest Bergen, 52.67% are owner-occupied, while 47.33% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 63.32% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $482,000. In general, housing costs reach $1,815 per month in Southwest Bergen.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 50,459 0.5%
Median Year Built 1961 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 12,729 -2.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 5,952 -5.0%
Built between 1950 and 1959 11,423 1.5%
Built between 1960 and 1969 6,864 3.4%
Built between 1970 and 1979 3,738 -1.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 3,305 3.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 2,009 7.0%
Built between 2000 and 2009 2,176 5.7%
Built between 2010 and 2019 2,180 3.8%
Built in 2020 or Later 83 336.8%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 48,218 0.7%
Owner Occupied 25,397 -0.2%
Renter Occupied 22,822 1.6%
Owner Occupied 52.67%
Renter Occupied 47.33%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 16,081 0.9%
Without Mortgage 9,316 -2.0%
Median Value with Mortgage $482,000 15.5%
Median Value without Mortgage $438,700 4.6%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,815 12.0%
With Mortgage 63.32%
Without Mortgage 36.68%

What is the level of education in Southwest Bergen?

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Approximately 29.68% of the population in Southwest Bergen holds a high school degree (that's 30,693 residents), while 21.17% have attained a college certificate (21,894 locals) and 25.18% have a bachelor's degree (26,035 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 3,900 0.5%
Some High School 30,693 -3.6%
Some College 21,894 1.9%
Associate Degree 7,305 0.4%
Bachelor's Degree 26,035 -0.5%
Graduate Degree 13,576 6.5%
No High School 3.77%
Some High School 29.68%
Some College 21.17%
Associate Degree 7.06%
Bachelor's Degree 25.18%
Graduate Degree 13.13%

What is the marital status of Southwest Bergen residents?

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A total of 35,014 people in Southwest Bergen have never been married (which represents 33.05% of the total population), while 55,176 of them are wedded (52.08%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 976 (0.92%) and 8,899 (8.4%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 35,014 0.1%
Married 55,176 1.5%
Separated 976 18.0%
Widowed 5,887 1.1%
Divorced 8,899 -9.2%
Never Married 33.05%
Married 52.08%
Separated 0.92%
Widowed 5.56%
Divorced 8.4%

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 railroad. A total of 47,749 residents commute by car, 5,703 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 1,627 by railroad.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 47,749 -2.0%
Bus or TrolleyBus 5,703 -3.4%
Railroad 1,627 426.5%
Ferryboat 149 -2.6%
Bicycle 117 -39.1%
Motorcycle 52 333.3%
TaxiCab 216 42.1%
Walk 1,617 -1.0%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2022 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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