Hackensack, New Jersey

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Population in 2013: 44,113 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.4%
 
Males: 22,687  (51.4%)
Females: 21,426  (48.6%)
Median resident age:  38.7 years
New Jersey median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 07601.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $52,720 (it was $49,316 in 2000)
Hackensack:

$52,720
NJ:

$70,165

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,782 (it was $26,856 in 2000)

Hackensack city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $288,300 (it was $165,100 in 2000)
Hackensack:

$288,300
NJ:

$307,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $517,875; Detached houses: $558,035; Townhouses or other attached units: $493,772; In 2-unit structures: $433,033; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $378,297; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $306,077; Mobile homes: $212,030

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,267.

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  • Races in Hackensack, NJ (2013)

    Hackensack races chart
    • 15,07434.2%Hispanic
    • 13,33530.3%White alone
    • 10,12623.0%Black alone
    • 5,30612.0%Asian alone
    • 3070.7%Two or more races
    • 1860.4%American Indian alone
    • 1510.3%Other race alone

Races in Hackensack detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hackensack: 124.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (12.9%), Irish (6.1%), West Indian (4.4%), German (3.6%), Arab (3.1%), Polish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1921

Elevation: 22 feet

Land area: 4.12 square miles.

Population density: 10,707 people per square mile   (high).

Hackensack,NJ real estate house value index trend

Hackensack, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Hackensack:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hackensack city:

  • Never married: 40.5%
  • Now married: 39.8%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

17,402 residents are foreign born (24.6% Latin America, 7.3% Asia).

This city:

39.5%
New Jersey:

21.6%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Hackensack, New Jersey as of July 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hackensack to the number of sex offenders is 1,370 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $8,055 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $6,560 (3.1%)

Hackensack satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Passaic, NJ (4.7 miles , pop. 67,861).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Manhattan, NY (9.1 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Maywood borough, NJ (1.2 miles ), Bogota borough, NJ (1.2 miles ), Lodi borough, NJ (1.4 miles ), Teaneck, NJ (1.4 miles ), Rochelle Park, NJ (1.4 miles ), Hasbrouck Heights borough, NJ (1.5 miles ), Teterboro, NJ (1.6 miles) , Ridgefield Park, NJ (1.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $68,500
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $74,600
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $41,200
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $181,700
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $41,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $154,400
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $3,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $191,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.89 N, Longitude: 74.05 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): A City in Motion

Daytime population change due to commuting: +18,640 (+42.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,132 (27.3%)

Area codes: 201, 551

Hackensack household income distribution Hackensack home values distribution

Crime rates in Hackensack by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 2110002010001
per 100,000 4.62.32.30.00.00.04.60.02.30.00.00.02.3
Rapes 0026550216243
per 100,000 0.00.04.613.711.411.40.04.72.313.94.69.26.8
Robberies 42456545396138583931373434
per 100,000 97.6103.3148.5102.789.1139.487.4135.691.171.985.778.277.0
Assaults 101798788908184881017055N/A73
per 100,000 234.7181.4198.8200.9205.6185.1193.2205.7236.0162.4127.4N/A165.2
Burglaries 1098795935983120801048912110774
per 100,000 253.3199.7217.0212.3134.8189.6276.0187.0243.0206.4280.4246.0167.5
Thefts 1,056974889957874885898987908910697703732
per 100,000 2,453.92,235.92,031.12,184.91,996.52,021.92,065.42,307.42,121.42,110.81,615.01,616.11,656.9
Auto thefts 137131150117127122811089374726946
per 100,000 318.4300.7342.7267.1290.1278.7186.3252.5217.3171.6166.8158.6104.1
Arson 0332013144001
per 100,000 0.06.96.94.60.02.36.92.39.39.30.00.02.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 220.8194.0210.6200.1184.4198.9185.8205.5195.0173.0148.4146.6148.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Hackensack detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 166 (113 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
New Jersey average:

3.07
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
New Jersey:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +5,584 (+15.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Hackensack: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Hackensack, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hackensack-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.4 miles away from the Hackensack city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/7/1962, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hackensack-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 212.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.3 miles away from Hackensack center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 249.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 109.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 232.8 miles away from Hackensack center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 219.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bergen County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hackensack topographic map

Birthplace of: Mark Ingram, Jr. - College football player, Bob Franks - Politician, Henry Kent Hewitt - Admiral, Joe Lynn Turner - Rock singer, Wally Schirra, David Grisman - Mandolinist, Eric Karros - Baseball player, Charles H. Voorhis - Politician, Jay Della Valle - Actor and musician, John Peter Oleson - Classical archaeologist.

Main business address for: DOV PHARMACEUTICAL INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), ID SYSTEMS INC (SERVICES-BUSINESS SERVICES, NEC), GOAMERICA INC (RADIO TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS), INNODATA ISOGEN INC (SERVICES-COMPUTER PROCESSING & DATA PREPARATION).

Hospitals and medical centers in Hackensack:

  • HACKENSACK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 30 PROSPECT AVE)
  • HOSPICE OF HACKENSACK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER (25 EAST SALEM STREET)
  • HACKENSACK MEDICAL CENTER (30 PROSPECT AVE.)
  • HOME HEALTH SERVICES OF HACKENSACK (25 EAST SALEM STREET)
  • CARE ONE AT WELLINGTON (301 UNION ST)
  • PROSPECT HEIGHTS CC (336 PROSPECT AVE)
  • REGENT CARE CENTER (50 POLIFLY ROAD)
  • RESIDENCETHE (266 PASSAIC ST)

Heliports located in Hackensack:

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Amtrak stations near Hackensack:

  • 9 miles: YONKERS (FOOT OF DOCK ST. & WELLS AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: NEW YORK (PENN STA) (NEW YORK, 7TH AVE. & W. 32ND ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Hackensack:

  • Eastwick College-Hackensack (Full-time enrollment: 856; Location: 250 Moore Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.eastwickcollege.edu)
  • Parisian Beauty School (FT enrollment: 327; Location: 362 State St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.parisianbeautyacademy.com)
  • Adult and Continuing Education-BCTS (FT enrollment: 159; Location: 200A Hackensack Avenue; Public; Website: www.Bergen.org)
  • Academy of Massage Therapy (FT enrollment: 71; Location: 321 Main Street, 2nd Floor; Private, for-profit; Website: www.amt.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hackensack:

  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus (about 2 miles; Teaneck, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,349)
  • Jersey College (about 2 miles; Teterboro, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • Bergen Community College (about 6 miles; Paramus, NJ; FT enrollment: 11,826)
  • Passaic County Community College (about 7 miles; Paterson, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,351)
  • Yeshiva University (about 7 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 4,015)
  • CUNY City College (about 7 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 12,533)
  • Barnard College (about 7 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 2,425)

Public high school in Hackensack:

Private high school in Hackensack:

  • HACKENSACK CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 135; Location: 15 CONKLIN PL; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hackensack:

Private elementary/middle schools in Hackensack:

  • HOLY TRINITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 261; Location: 43 MAPLE AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST FRANCIS SCHOOL (Students: 201; Location: 100 S MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SARKIS & SIRAN GABRELLIAN CHILDCARE & LEARNING CTR (Students: 199; Location: 2ND & ESSEX ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • YCS GEORGE WASHINGTON SCHOOL (Students: 82; Location: 386 HUDSON ST; Grades: UG - UG)
See full list of schools located in Hackensack, School District: HACKENSACK CITY

Library in Hackensack:

  • JOHNSON FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,214,301; Location: 274 MAIN STREET; 179,303 books; 6,433 audio materials; 7,807 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 218 print serial subscriptions; 7 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please put this in as a link: www.hjsa.org Hackensack Junior Soccer Association. The Royals Soccer Club and Hackensack Recreation Soccer. This will be helpful for new families searching for soccer info for their families. thanks

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Notable locations in Hackensack: Hackensack City Hall (A), Bergen Museum of Art and Science (B), Access Ambulance (C), County Ambulance Service (D), Aero Ambulance Service (E), Hackensack Fire Station Engine 1 (F), Hackensack Fire Department Engine Company 5 (G), Hackensack Fire Department Engine Company 2 (H), Hackensack Fire Department / Hackensack Volunteer Ambulance Corps (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Riverside Square Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Hackensack include: DOV PHARMACEUTICAL INC (A), ID SYSTEMS INC (B), GOAMERICA INC (C), INNODATA ISOGEN INC (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hackensack include: Jackson Temple (A), Saint Marks Church (B), Varick Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (C), Christ Church (D), Church of the Heights (E), First Baptist Church (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), First Reformed Church (H), Holy Trinity Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hackensack Cemetery (1), Maple Grove Cemetery (2), Saint Joseph Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hackensack include: Riverside Park (1), Hackensack River County Park (2), Staib Park (3), Fairmount Park (4), Faschini Park (5), Pulaski Park (6), Baldwin Park (7), Columbus Park (8), Johnson Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: N J Naval Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 78 River Street), Pinball Doctor (157 Main Street), Relic Golden Amusements (157 Main Street), Bizflight International- Inc. (Tours & Charters; 117 Central Ave).

Hotels: Best Western Oritani Hotel (414 Hackensack Ave), A G J Equipment (400 Williams Street), A-Limo Express (725 Main Street), North AMER Reserve Corporation (80 Atlantic Street).

Court: N J State - Reporting Services- Judicial Branch- Appellate Division- Judge Howard H Ke (25 Main Street).

Bergen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 102. This is worse than average.

City:

102
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.241. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.241
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 17.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.6
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.80
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 14.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.34
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0147

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hackensack that have no violations reported:

  • HOBOKEN WATER SERVICES (Population served: 39,000, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.8%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.3% for Black residents, 29.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.4% for American Indian residents, 31.3% for other race residents, 23.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  53.5%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Hackensack in 2010:

  • 732 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 193 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 172 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 70 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 68 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 53 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Hackensack in 2000:

  • 660 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 306 people in nursing homes
  • 288 people in other group homes
  • 274 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 35 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 24 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 21 people in religious group quarters
  • 18 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Hackensack, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Hackensack compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with most branches in Hackensack (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Hackensack (Stop & Shop), Courthouse Branch, Hackensack Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Hackensack Branch, Hackensack - Riverfront Branch, Hackensack Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Hackensack/Ct House Branch, 341 Essex Street Branch, Hackensack Branch. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Pascack Community Bank: Hackensack Branch at 25 Main Street, branch established on 2007/01/10; Bank Of Hackensack at 9 Polifly Road, branch established on 2009/01/27. Info updated 2012/02/24: Bank assets: $332.2 mil, Deposits: $275.9 mil, headquarters in Waldwick, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Pascack Bancorp, Inc.
  • Valley National Bank: Hackensack Ii Branch at 111 Hackensack Avenue, branch established on 2007/11/05; Hackensack Branch at 20 Court Street, branch established on 1997/09/29. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $14,186.7 mil, Deposits: $9,715.7 mil, headquarters in Wayne, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 219 total offices, Holding Company: Valley National Bancorp
  • Oritani Bank: Hackensack Branch at 321 Main St, branch established on 1990/03/01; 1 Spring Valley Ave Branch at One Spring Valley Ave, branch established on 1911/01/01. Info updated 2008/09/08: Bank assets: $2,567.1 mil, Deposits: $1,374.4 mil, headquarters in Township Of Washington, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Hackensack Fairmount at 1 Johnson Avenue, branch established on 1959/06/11; Hackensack-Main Branch at 239 Main Street, branch established on 1973/11/16. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Summit And Essex Branch at 360 Essex Street, branch established on 1966/02/14. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • MARINERS BANK: Hackensack Branch at 240 Essex Street, branch established on 2007/07/05. Info updated 2010/07/21: Bank assets: $295.9 mil, Deposits: $268.5 mil, headquarters in Edgewater, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Mariner's Bancorp
  • 5 other banks with 5 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.4
New Jersey average:

12.7

Hackensack travel time to work - commute Hackensack mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hackensack city (based on Bergen County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic430,00780
Other53,728120
Mainline Protestant45,613210
Evangelical Protestant33,419234
Orthodox14,37320
Black Protestant6,28617
None321,690-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 258
Bergen County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 134
Bergen County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 95
Bergen County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 718
Here:

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bergen County:

19.6%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.9%
State:

18.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$61,295$73,5540$0
Other Government Administration 15$68,010$54,4080$0
Judicial and Legal 15$60,099$48,0790$0
Police Protection - Officers 108$1,142,608$126,9560$0
Police - Other 29$115,898$47,95858$60,338
Firefighters 99$1,020,836$123,7380$0
Fire - Other 6$18,812$37,6240$0
Streets and Highways 4$16,231$48,6930$0
Welfare 4$20,938$62,8140$0
Health 12$66,856$66,8562$2,801
Solid Waste Management 37$164,943$53,4950$0
Sewerage 1$4,525$54,3000$0
Parks and Recreation 19$78,891$49,8267$3,985
Housing and Community Development(Local) 16$65,707$49,2808$14,809
Local Libraries 23$101,696$53,05917$19,913
Other and Unallocable 38$194,901$61,5487$13,581
Totals for Government 436$3,202,246$88,13599$115,427

Hackensack government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $1,075,000 ($24.37)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $14,894,000 ($337.63)
    Police Protection: $12,233,000 ($277.31)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,034,000 ($250.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,472,000 ($78.71)
    Libraries: $1,952,000 ($44.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,738,000 ($39.40)
    Regular Highways: $1,342,000 ($30.42)
    Central Staff Services: $1,128,000 ($25.57)
    Financial Administration: $922,000 ($20.90)
    Parking Facilities: $895,000 ($20.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $889,000 ($20.15)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $826,000 ($18.72)
    Health - Other: $734,000 ($16.64)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $538,000 ($12.20)
    General Public Buildings: $535,000 ($12.13)
    Sewerage: $489,000 ($11.09)
    Public Welfare - Other: $212,000 ($4.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,003,000 ($22.74)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $6,109,000 ($138.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,109,000 ($25.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $31,212,000 ($707.55)

Hackensack government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Housing and Community Development: $1,883,000 ($42.69)
    Parking Facilities: $1,241,000 ($28.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000 ($0.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($0.27)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,676,000 ($60.66)
    All Other: $280,000 ($6.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,204,000 ($49.96)
    Health and Hospitals: $66,000 ($1.50)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,819,000 ($41.24)
    Interest Earnings: $370,000 ($8.39)
    Sale of Property: $55,000 ($1.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,501,000 ($124.70)
    All Other: $1,161,000 ($26.32)
    Health and Hospitals: $53,000 ($1.20)
  • Tax - Property: $50,892,000 ($1153.67)
    Other License: $1,390,000 ($31.51)
    Public Utilities Sales: $128,000 ($2.90)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $69,000 ($1.56)
    Other Selective Sales: $52,000 ($1.18)

Hackensack government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,186,000 ($548.27)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,276,000 ($504.98)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,910,000 ($43.30)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $3,400,000 ($77.07)
    End of Fiscal Year: $3,350,000 ($75.94)

Hackensack government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,218,000 ($299.64)

4.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($65,527 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($962 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.06%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hudson County, NJ  0.79% ($71,204 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.74% ($47,840)
from New York County, NY  0.34% ($111,040)


5.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($68,027 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,640 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.11%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Passaic County, NJ  0.64% ($52,858 average AGI)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.61% ($59,466)
to New York County, NY  0.37% ($85,283)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hackensack:

  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WWRV (1330 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: RADIO VISION CRISTIANA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WWDJ (970 AM; 5 kW; HACKENSACK, NJ; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZRC (1480 AM; 5 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BRODCASTING, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hackensack:

  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • W276AQ (103.1 FM; FORT LEE, NJ; Owner: GERARD A. TURRO)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hackensack:

  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Hackensack fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 45Number of bridges
  • 454m1,490ftTotal length
  • $27,946,000Total costs
  • 2,094,065Total average daily traffic
  • 133,052Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31900-1909
  • 21910-1919
  • 51930-1939
  • 311960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Hackensack, NJ
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hackensack)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Hackensack, NJ)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hackensack)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Hackensack)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 28 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED92$258,348127$197,583382$230,09223$97,2615$1,911,00025$228,9601$11,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$335,8577$236,14353$267,9253$238,6670$01$125,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED33$298,27342$184,190286$254,19931$87,1941$3,500,00031$179,0650$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$308,90919$199,684123$246,6508$59,5002$715,0004$192,2500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$280,7508$204,75049$273,0003$203,0000$03$191,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0231.00 , 0232.00, 0233.00, 0234.01, 0234.02, 0235.00, 0236.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$251,8702$278,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$292,0006$299,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$209,8331$338,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$209,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$254,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0231.00 , 0232.00, 0233.00, 0234.01, 0234.02, 0235.00, 0236.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 278
  • Hazardous Condition: 507
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Hackensack

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hackensack, NJ
Most common first names in Hackensack, NJ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John38173.0 years
Mary31980.0 years
Joseph27274.2 years
William23573.5 years
Frank18374.2 years
Anna17384.7 years
James16771.2 years
George16173.4 years
Helen15879.5 years
Charles14974.4 years
Most common last names in Hackensack, NJ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9174.4 years
Jones5171.0 years
Brown5073.6 years
Williams4873.5 years
Johnson4176.4 years
Davis3674.1 years
Harris3673.5 years
Clark3368.0 years
Taylor3173.5 years
Jackson2969.2 years
Businesses in Hackensack, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4J.Crew1
AT&T1Jones New York2
Ann Taylor1KFC1
Applebee's1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Avenue1New Balance1
Banana Republic1Nike5
Barnes & Noble1Papa John's Pizza1
Baskin-Robbins1Pathmark1
Best Western1Payless1
Blockbuster1Penske1
Brooks Brothers2Pizza Hut1
Brookstone1Pottery Barn1
Budget Car Rental1Pottery Barn Kids1
Burger King1RadioShack2
CVS2Rite Aid2
Cache1Saks Fifth Avenue1
Cinnabon 1Sears2
Costco1Staples1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
DressBarn1Stop & Shop1
Dressbarn1T.G.I. Driday's1
Dunkin Donuts6Taco Bell1
FedEx10Talbots2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Target1
Ford1The Cheesecake Factory1
GNC4Toyota1
GameStop1Toys"R"Us1
Gap1True Value1
Gymboree1U-Haul1
H&M1UPS19
H&R Block4Victoria's Secret1
Harmon Face Values1YMCA1
Home Depot1

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  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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