Bergenfield, NJ Neighborhood Information

Neighborhood Facts

Town History

Bergenfield was incorporated on June 25, 1894. In the early years of its existence as a community, it bore the name "Schraalenburg" and was settled by prosperous Dutch farmers. In 1872, Jersey City & Albany Railroad built a train station in the Borough and for lack of a better name called it "Bergen Fields". This was later modified to "Bergenfield".

General Information

Town Name: Bergenfield
City Hall: Bergenfield Borough Hall
Address: 198 North Washington Ave., Bergenfield NJ 07621
Phone Number: 201-387-4055
Land Area:
Distance to NYC: 16.2 miles
Town Website: http://www.bergenfield.com/
Library Website: http://www.bccls.org
Water Service: United Water Company
Gas & Electric: P.S.E. & G.

Demographics

Quick Facts

Population: 26,582
Population Density / Mile: 9,202
Median Age: 40.83
Number of Households: 8,779
Average Household Size: 3.025
Households with Children: 3,020
Median Household Income: $97,119

Population

Population: 26,582
Population Density / Mile: 9,202
Change in Population Since 2010: 1.13%
Male Population: 12,833
Female Population: 13,749
Median Age: 40.83

Population - Age Range

0-4 years: 1589
5-9 years: 1587
10-14 years: 1689
15-19 years: 1649
20-24 years: 1675
25-29 years: 1782
30-34 years: 1553
35-39 years: 1506
40-44 years: 1572
45-49 years: 1691
50-54 years: 1754
55-59 years: 1866
60-64 years: 1978
65-69 years: 1672
70-74 years: 1258
75-79 years: 838
80-84 years: 496
85+ years: 426

Households

Number of Households: 8,779
Average Household Size: 3.025
Households with Children: 3,020
Households without Children: 3,744
Family Households: 6,765
Non-Family Households: 326

Marital Status

Never Married: 6996
Now Married: 11292
Separated: 300
Widowed: 1392
Divorced: 1737

Income

Median Household Income: $97,119
Average Household Income: $115,706
Per Capita Income: $38,241
Average Total Household Expenditure: $78,731

Median Income By Age

Under 25 years: $58,895
25-44 years: $104,872
45-64 years: $115,408
Over 64 years: $64,220

Household Income by Dollar Range

$0-$10,000 284
$10,000-$15,000 291
$15,000-$20,000 233
$20,000-$25,000 169
$25,000-$30,000 221
$30,000-$35,000 230
$35,000-$40,000 193
$40,000-$45,000 187
$45,000-$50,000 227
$50,000-$60,000 560
$60,000-$75,000 806
$75,000-$100,000 1097
$100,000-$125,000 1088
$125,000-$150,000 1110
$150,000-$200,000 1401
$200,000-$250,000 380
$250,000-$500,000 162
$500,000 up 138

Education

Educational Climate Index: 4

1 = Low, 5 = High

The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Level of Education

No High School: 964
Some High School: 828
High School Grad: 4330
Some College: 3239
Associate Degree: 1137
Bachelors Degree: 5565
Graduate Degree: 2330

Employment

White Collar vs. Blue Collar

White Collar: 62
Blue Collar: 38

Geography

Annual Precipitation: 45.11
Average January Low Temperature: 26.2
Average January High Temperature: 38
Average July Low Temperature: 68.8
Average July High Temperature: 84.2

Pollution Index (Avg. = 100)

Carbon Monoxide 105
Lead 66
Nitrogen Oxide 156
Ozone 66
Particulate Matter 104
Air Pollution 99

Amenities

CATEGORIES
Attractions - Recreation 16 Locations
Automotive Services 84 Locations
Banks - Financial 30 Locations
Eating - Drinking 116 Locations
Government - Public 5 Locations
Health Care Services 134 Locations
Hospitality 2 Locations
Organizations - Associations 32 Locations
Personal Services 380 Locations
Pet Services 5 Locations
Shopping 249 Locations
Travel 13 Locations

Schools

Bergenfield High Secondary
Franklin Elementary
Hoover Elementary
Jefferson Elementary
Lincoln Elementary
Roy W Brown Middle Elementary
Washington Elementary

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