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Bergen County, New Jersey (NJ)

County population in 2017: 948,406 (100% urban, 0% rural); it was 884,118 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 154,617
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 67,349
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 222,237
Renter-occupied apartments: 113,764 (it was 108,580 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

35%

Land area: 234 sq. mi.

Water area: 12.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 4050 people per square mile   (very high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Bergen County: 120.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (30.8%), Educational, health and social services (15.6%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 21%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Bergen County, NJ (2017)
    • 530,11360.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 189,05321.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 160,49218.2%Asian alone
    • 51,5665.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 13,4111.5%Two or more races
    • 2,2980.3%Some other race alone
    • 8980.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 5750.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

41.7 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years
Males: 460,103  (48.5%)
Females: 488,303  (51.5%)
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Average household size:
Bergen County:

2.0 people
New Jersey:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $94,107 ($65,241 in 1999)
This county:

$94,107
New Jersey:

$80,088

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $1,352 (lower quartile is $1,054, upper quartile is $1,830)
This county:

$1352
State:

$1151


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $470,300 (it was $240,800 in 2000)
Bergen:

$470,300
New Jersey:

$334,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $351,400 - $677,300
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,875
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $1,225

Institutionalized population: 5,047
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Health of residents in Bergen County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.7. This is better than average.
74.8% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
45.7% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
77.7% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is about average.
78.1% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 192 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 158 pounds. This is about average.
9.9% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 921 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 1998: 823 buildings, average cost: $213,000
  • 1999: 1062 buildings, average cost: $184,200
  • 2000: 1076 buildings, average cost: $196,600
  • 2001: 1010 buildings, average cost: $196,300
  • 2002: 1015 buildings, average cost: $228,700
  • 2003: 760 buildings, average cost: $287,200
  • 2004: 914 buildings, average cost: $321,100
  • 2005: 1220 buildings, average cost: $301,900
  • 2006: 1096 buildings, average cost: $339,900
  • 2007: 981 buildings, average cost: $359,100
  • 2008: 671 buildings, average cost: $351,400
  • 2009: 544 buildings, average cost: $363,300
  • 2010: 606 buildings, average cost: $378,400
  • 2011: 498 buildings, average cost: $404,600
  • 2012: 643 buildings, average cost: $359,200
  • 2013: 846 buildings, average cost: $351,300
  • 2014: 1002 buildings, average cost: $316,700
  • 2015: 946 buildings, average cost: $365,900
  • 2016: 1057 buildings, average cost: $327,300
  • 2017: 833 buildings, average cost: $343,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Bergen, NJ residents
Average permit cost in Bergen, NJ
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,001 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,001 (2.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Bergen, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bergen, NJ in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Bergen, NJ in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.6%
Bergen County:

6.6%
New Jersey:

10.0%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.7% for Black residents, 10.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.9% for American Indian residents, 0.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 15.5% for other race residents, 9.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 41.7 years old
(Males: 40.1 years old, Females: 43.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.3 years old, Black residents: 39.9 years old, American Indian residents: 54.9 years old, Asian residents: 39.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.3 years old, Other race residents: 34.2 years old)

Area name: Bergen-Passaic, NJ HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bergen County is $979 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $1098 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1356 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hackensack, Teaneck, Fort Lee, Fair Lawn, Garfield, Bergenfield, Englewood, Paramus, Ridgewood, Lodi.

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

2018 air pollution in Bergen County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.286 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.02 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.028 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 11.3 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Hunterdon County , Pershing County, Nevada , Centre County, Pennsylvania , Defiance County, Ohio , Peoria County, Illinois .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
New Jersey:

4.1%

Unemployment by year in Bergen, NJ
County total employment by year in Bergen, NJ
County average yearly wages by year in Bergen, NJ

Current college students: 50,740
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 48.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 292,109 (62.8% naturalized citizens)

Bergen County:

30.8%
Whole state:

22.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 47,7332010 or later
  • 69,1012000 to 2009
  • 70,3221990 to 1999
  • 57,7921980 to 1989
  • 35,1981970 to 1979
  • 45,855Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 57.6%

Bergen County marital status for males Bergen County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 188,681
  • One, attached: 17,968
  • Two: 50,335
  • 3 or 4: 22,070
  • 5 to 9: 12,847
  • 10 to 19: 14,211
  • 20 to 49: 13,650
  • 50 or more: 36,925
  • Mobile homes: 745
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 98

Housing units in Bergen County with a mortgage: 139,793 (2,589 second mortgage, 20,816 home equity loan, 695 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 76,134

Here:

64.7% with mortgage
State:

67.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Bergen County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic430,00780
Other53,728120
Mainline Protestant45,613210
Evangelical Protestant33,419234
Orthodox14,37320
Black Protestant6,28617
None321,690-
Bergen County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 258
Bergen County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Here:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 134
This 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.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 718
This county:

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Bergen County:

8.0%
New Jersey:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Bergen County:

19.6%
State:

23.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.9%
State:

18.0%

Agriculture in Bergen County:

Average size of farms: 14 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $83,123
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $17573.17
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 83.14%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.59%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $65,276
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 32.35%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $32,405
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 69.23%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.59
Vegetables: 161 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 64 acres

Earthquake activity:

Bergen County-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 209.6 miles away from Bergen County 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 111.8 miles away from the county 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 246.6 miles away from the county 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 110.4 miles away from the county 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 234.9 miles away from Bergen County center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 217.8 miles away from the county 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)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New Jersey Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 22, 2016 to January 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4264: March 14, 2016, FEMA Id: 4264, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • New Jersey Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3354: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3354, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Jersey Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4086: October 30, 2012, FEMA Id: 4086, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Jersey Severe Storm, Incident Period: October 29, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4048: November 30, 2011, FEMA Id: 4048, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • New Jersey Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 27, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4021: August 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 4021, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Jersey Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3332: August 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3332, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Jersey Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 26, 2010 to December 27, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1954: February 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 1954, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • New Jersey Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 12, 2010 to April 15, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1897: April 02, 2010, FEMA Id: 1897, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Jersey Severe Storms and Inland and Coastal Flooding, Incident Period: April 14, 2007 to April 20, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1694: April 26, 2007, FEMA Id: 1694, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Jersey Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3257: September 19, 2005, FEMA Id: 3257, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 16 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Bergen County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bergen

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 329,986 (75.4%)
  • Carpooled: 38,010 (8.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 18,631 (4.3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 108 (0.0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 2,527 (0.6%)
  • Railroad: 1,531 (0.3%)
  • Ferryboat: 26 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 9,328 (2.1%)
  • Bicycle: 1,001 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 14,098 (3.2%)
  • Worked at home: 22,676 (5.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Korea (15%)
  • India (9%)
  • Colombia (6%)
  • Dominican Republic (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Poland (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Bergen County


  • Italian (12%)
  • Polish (5%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • American (3%)
  • German (2%)
  • Russian (2%)
  • Greek (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Bergen County, New Jersey in 2000:

  • 4,654 people in nursing homes
  • 2,277 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 709 people in religious group quarters
  • 665 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 660 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 660 people in other group homes
  • 454 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 454 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 383 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 281 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 195 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 161 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 91 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 79 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 34 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 28 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 18 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

People in group quarters in Bergen County, New Jersey in 2010:

  • 3,913 people in college/university student housing
  • 3,546 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 732 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 623 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 579 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 558 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 193 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 110 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 51 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 42 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 37 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 29 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 9 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $125,692.

5.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($94,087 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
New Jersey average:

5.43%


0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,156 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

2.43% relocated from other counties in New Jersey ($39,367 average AGI)
2.54% relocated from other states ($53,564 average AGI)
Bergen County:

2.54%
New Jersey average:

2.27%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hudson County, NJ  0.90% ($103,054 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.66% ($58,806)
from New York County, NY  0.41% ($141,148)
from Essex County, NJ  0.28% ($69,968)
from Queens County, NY  0.26% ($78,652)
from Kings County, NY  0.17% ($76,784)
from Bronx County, NY  0.17% ($65,703)


5.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($90,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
New Jersey average:

6.14%


0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,250 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.10%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

2.52% relocated to other counties in New Jersey ($34,209 average AGI)
3.04% relocated to other states ($53,151 average AGI)
Bergen County:

3.04%
New Jersey average:

2.98%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Passaic County, NJ  0.68% ($68,784 average AGI)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.57% ($68,313)
to New York County, NY  0.36% ($157,569)
to Essex County, NJ  0.30% ($71,326)
to Morris County, NJ  0.26% ($91,226)
to Middlesex County, NJ  0.15% ($87,515)
to Queens County, NY  0.14% ($55,362)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.7
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.4

Births per 1000 population in Bergen County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Bergen County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 3.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Bergen County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Bergen County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Bergen County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bergen County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bergen County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Bergen County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Bergen County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 140,016 (127,679 aged, 12,337 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 20,897 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Bergen County, New Jersey in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (12,576)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (7,192)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (6,881)
  • Unspecified dementia (3,447)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (3,342)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (3,092)
  • Congestive heart failure (2,601)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (2,584)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (2,454)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2,440)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.55
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 15,424
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 208
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 23,949

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,073
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 794
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 19

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 107
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 109

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 22
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 2,704

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 65.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Suffocation - 22.5
  • Poisoning - 15.0
  • Firearm - 14.2
  • Fall - 4.0
  • Other - 9.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 948,406
  • In family households: 822,599 (138,410 male householders, 105,936 female householders)
    193,600 spouses, 303,974 children (292,140 natural, 4,152 adopted, 7,682 stepchildren), 11,259 grandchildren, 11,012 brothers or sisters, 26,457 parents, 14,679 other relatives, 17,272 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 114,744 (41,574 male householders (32,177 living alone)), 52,596 female householders (47,521 living alone)), 20,574 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 11,063

Size of family households: 98,061 2-persons, 60,371 3-persons, 54,748 4-persons, 21,405 5-persons, 6,479 6-persons, 3,282 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 79,698 1-person, 12,966 2-persons, 570 3-persons, 702 4-persons, 182 5-persons, 52 7-or-more-persons.

156,746 married couples with children.
31,089 single-parent households (6,135 men, 24,954 women).

59.8% of residents of Bergen speak English at home.
15.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
10.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
11.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $4,561,601,000 ($5,052 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $487,297,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $2,080,583,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,137,311,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,482,000
Federal grants: $508,447,000
Federal procurement contracts: $591,832,000 ($449,508,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $238,945,000 ($14,222,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $29,261,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $310,951,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,574,097,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 54,077
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 38,625
Here:

43 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +39,105
Here:

+43 per 1000 residents
State:

+33 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -34,423
Here -38 per 1000 residents
State -22 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Bergen County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 112.29 millions of gallons per day (22% from ground, 78% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.1

Year house built in Bergen County, New Jersey
  • Year house built in Bergen County, New Jersey
  • 7,5992014 or later
  • 4,1882010 to 2013
  • 19,3222000 to 2009
  • 19,8991990 to 1999
  • 30,3441980 to 1989
  • 32,7351970 to 1979
  • 49,9511960 to 1969
  • 78,0801950 to 1959
  • 40,9821940 to 1949
  • 74,4301939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Bergen County, New Jersey
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bergen County, New Jersey
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bergen County, New Jersey
  • 6921 room
  • 8102 rooms
  • 6,0433 rooms
  • 13,8474 rooms
  • 26,7535 rooms
  • 43,8956 rooms
  • 41,0977 rooms
  • 32,2898 rooms
  • 50,5019+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bergen County, New Jersey
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bergen County, New Jersey
  • 7,3851 room
  • 6,7452 rooms
  • 33,8163 rooms
  • 31,0524 rooms
  • 25,2765 rooms
  • 10,4066 rooms
  • 3,8827 rooms
  • 1,9018 rooms
  • 2,1269+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Bergen County, New Jersey
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Bergen County, New Jersey
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Bergen County, New Jersey
  • 692no bedroom
  • 8,1981 bedroom
  • 33,2562 bedrooms
  • 91,0893 bedrooms
  • 60,1714 bedrooms
  • 22,5215+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bergen County, New Jersey
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bergen County, New Jersey
  • 7,826no bedroom
  • 47,3251 bedroom
  • 44,8472 bedrooms
  • 17,2423 bedrooms
  • 4,5314 bedrooms
  • 8185+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Bergen County, New Jersey in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Bergen County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bergen County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 5,552no vehicle
  • 56,2011 vehicle
  • 101,5052 vehicles
  • 37,1193 vehicles
  • 12,1634 vehicles
  • 3,3875+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Bergen County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bergen County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 21,761no vehicle
  • 59,6841 vehicle
  • 34,2852 vehicles
  • 5,1933 vehicles
  • 1,4414 vehicles
  • 2255+ vehicles

90.8% of Bergen County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in New Jersey.

Bergen County:

90.8%
State average:

89.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 405,346
  • Other state: 236,103
  • Northeast: 192,757
  • Midwest: 14,522
  • South: 20,199
  • West: 8,625
Year householders moved into unit in Bergen County, NJ
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bergen County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 86.8%Utility gas
  • 7.2%Electricity
  • 4.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 75.2%Utility gas
  • 18.2%Electricity
  • 3.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 10,301
Here:

11.4%
New Jersey:

9.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 7,025
Here:

13.6%
New Jersey:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 15,598
Here:

32.0%
New Jersey:

25.2%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Bergen County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $8,019,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $5,852,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $78,793,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $213,924,000
    Sewerage: $73,348,000
    Higher Education - Other: $56,737,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $31,831,000
    Other: $22,130,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,953,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,795,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $1,521,000
    Housing and Community Development: $984,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $967,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $157,000
    Parking Facilities: $133,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $20,073,000
    Regular Highways: $19,212,000
    General - Other: $17,661,000
    Police Protection: $6,266,000
    Sewerage: $3,767,000
    Financial Administration: $3,113,000
    Health - Other: $2,249,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,246,000
    Other Higher Education: $1,598,000
    Correctional Institutions: $60,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $221,812,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $218,781,000
    General - Other: $148,838,000
    Other Higher Education: $116,145,000
    Sewerage: $49,677,000
    Housing and Community Development: $47,165,000
    Correctional Institutions: $42,974,000
    Police Protection: $36,259,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $32,959,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $31,049,000
    Health - Other: $22,883,000
    General Public Buildings: $11,177,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,018,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,403,000
    Regular Highways: $7,680,000
    Central Staff Services: $7,608,000
    Financial Administration: $6,641,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $3,860,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $420,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $381,000
    Corrections - Other: $168,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $44,147,000
    Education: $26,208,000
    Other: $282,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $65,472,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Housing and Community Development: $109,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $74,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $41,929,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $48,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $130,267,000
    Health and Hospitals: $108,148,000
    Other: $3,167,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,419,184,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,325,323,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $215,547,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $121,745,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $7,875,000
    Interest Earnings: $696,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $333,000
    Rents: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Other Higher Education: $5,969,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,357,000
    Hospitals: $1,609,000
    Housing and Community Development: $855,000
    General - Other: $8,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $85,350,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $123,000,000
    Beginning: $53,000,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,897,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $70,381,000
    Health and Hospitals: $47,350,000
    Public Welfare: $33,549,000
    Other: $29,395,000
    Housing and Community Development: $866,000
  • Tax - Property: $388,120,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $7,223,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $72,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $172,170,000

Bergen County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $8,019,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $5,852,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $78,793,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $213,924,000
    Sewerage: $73,348,000
    Higher Education - Other: $56,737,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $31,831,000
    Other: $22,130,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,953,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,795,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $1,521,000
    Housing and Community Development: $984,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $967,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $157,000
    Parking Facilities: $133,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $20,073,000
    Regular Highways: $19,212,000
    General - Other: $17,661,000
    Police Protection: $6,266,000
    Sewerage: $3,767,000
    Financial Administration: $3,113,000
    Health - Other: $2,249,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,246,000
    Other Higher Education: $1,598,000
    Correctional Institutions: $60,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $221,812,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $218,781,000
    General - Other: $148,838,000
    Other Higher Education: $116,145,000
    Sewerage: $49,677,000
    Housing and Community Development: $47,165,000
    Correctional Institutions: $42,974,000
    Police Protection: $36,259,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $32,959,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $31,049,000
    Health - Other: $22,883,000
    General Public Buildings: $11,177,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,018,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,403,000
    Regular Highways: $7,680,000
    Central Staff Services: $7,608,000
    Financial Administration: $6,641,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $3,860,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $420,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $381,000
    Corrections - Other: $168,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $44,147,000
    Education: $26,208,000
    Other: $282,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $65,472,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Housing and Community Development: $109,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $74,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $41,929,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $48,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $130,267,000
    Health and Hospitals: $108,148,000
    Other: $3,167,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,419,184,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,325,323,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $215,547,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $121,745,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $7,875,000
    Interest Earnings: $696,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $333,000
    Rents: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Other Higher Education: $5,969,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,357,000
    Hospitals: $1,609,000
    Housing and Community Development: $855,000
    General - Other: $8,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $85,350,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $123,000,000
    Beginning: $53,000,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,897,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $70,381,000
    Health and Hospitals: $47,350,000
    Public Welfare: $33,549,000
    Other: $29,395,000
    Housing and Community Development: $866,000
  • Tax - Property: $388,120,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $7,223,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $72,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $172,170,000

Bergen County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $8,019,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $5,852,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $78,793,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $213,924,000
    Sewerage: $73,348,000
    Higher Education - Other: $56,737,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $31,831,000
    Other: $22,130,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,953,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,795,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $1,521,000
    Housing and Community Development: $984,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $967,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $157,000
    Parking Facilities: $133,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $20,073,000
    Regular Highways: $19,212,000
    General - Other: $17,661,000
    Police Protection: $6,266,000
    Sewerage: $3,767,000
    Financial Administration: $3,113,000
    Health - Other: $2,249,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,246,000
    Other Higher Education: $1,598,000
    Correctional Institutions: $60,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $221,812,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $218,781,000
    General - Other: $148,838,000
    Other Higher Education: $116,145,000
    Sewerage: $49,677,000
    Housing and Community Development: $47,165,000
    Correctional Institutions: $42,974,000
    Police Protection: $36,259,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $32,959,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $31,049,000
    Health - Other: $22,883,000
    General Public Buildings: $11,177,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,018,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,403,000
    Regular Highways: $7,680,000
    Central Staff Services: $7,608,000
    Financial Administration: $6,641,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $3,860,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $420,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $381,000
    Corrections - Other: $168,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $44,147,000
    Education: $26,208,000
    Other: $282,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $65,472,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Housing and Community Development: $109,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $74,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $41,929,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $48,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $130,267,000
    Health and Hospitals: $108,148,000
    Other: $3,167,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,419,184,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,325,323,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $215,547,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $121,745,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $7,875,000
    Interest Earnings: $696,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $333,000
    Rents: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Other Higher Education: $5,969,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,357,000
    Hospitals: $1,609,000
    Housing and Community Development: $855,000
    General - Other: $8,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $85,350,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $123,000,000
    Beginning: $53,000,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,897,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $70,381,000
    Health and Hospitals: $47,350,000
    Public Welfare: $33,549,000
    Other: $29,395,000
    Housing and Community Development: $866,000
  • Tax - Property: $388,120,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $7,223,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $72,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $172,170,000

Bergen County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $8,019,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $5,852,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $78,793,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $213,924,000
    Sewerage: $73,348,000
    Higher Education - Other: $56,737,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $31,831,000
    Other: $22,130,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,953,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,795,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $1,521,000
    Housing and Community Development: $984,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $967,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $157,000
    Parking Facilities: $133,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $20,073,000
    Regular Highways: $19,212,000
    General - Other: $17,661,000
    Police Protection: $6,266,000
    Sewerage: $3,767,000
    Financial Administration: $3,113,000
    Health - Other: $2,249,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,246,000
    Other Higher Education: $1,598,000
    Correctional Institutions: $60,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $221,812,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $218,781,000
    General - Other: $148,838,000
    Other Higher Education: $116,145,000
    Sewerage: $49,677,000
    Housing and Community Development: $47,165,000
    Correctional Institutions: $42,974,000
    Police Protection: $36,259,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $32,959,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $31,049,000
    Health - Other: $22,883,000
    General Public Buildings: $11,177,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,018,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,403,000
    Regular Highways: $7,680,000
    Central Staff Services: $7,608,000
    Financial Administration: $6,641,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $3,860,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $420,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $381,000
    Corrections - Other: $168,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $44,147,000
    Education: $26,208,000
    Other: $282,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $65,472,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Housing and Community Development: $109,000
    Other - Other Higher Education: $74,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $41,929,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $48,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $130,267,000
    Health and Hospitals: $108,148,000
    Other: $3,167,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,419,184,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,325,323,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $215,547,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $121,745,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $7,875,000
    Interest Earnings: $696,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $333,000
    Rents: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Other Higher Education: $5,969,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,357,000
    Hospitals: $1,609,000
    Housing and Community Development: $855,000
    General - Other: $8,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $85,350,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $123,000,000
    Beginning: $53,000,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,897,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $70,381,000
    Health and Hospitals: $47,350,000
    Public Welfare: $33,549,000
    Other: $29,395,000
    Housing and Community Development: $866,000
  • Tax - Property: $388,120,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $7,223,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $72,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $172,170,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 10,317
  • Number of aged recipients: 4,496
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 5,821
  • Number of recipients under 18: 678
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 3,964
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 5,675
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 3,040
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 4,662
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 163 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 ORIGINATED1,534$334,8074,856$367,81419,782$330,0791,128$185,58453$3,236,981584$304,8107$87,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED134$346,015580$384,8981,718$332,762161$122,6274$1,545,00078$338,2051$102,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED357$337,759906$363,4057,404$353,788733$121,4207$5,164,286433$251,2246$162,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN280$326,732665$368,1644,220$341,656193$202,3377$607,000158$295,2662$259,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS100$324,860218$326,6011,329$354,74790$148,0893$10,258,33356$272,1961$30,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 156 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED493$333,144196$353,7450$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED203$351,232127$361,3620$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED131$312,962142$367,9230$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN62$323,32359$343,7800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS21$337,42910$342,9001$325,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bergen, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bergen, NJ - Value
Most common first names in Bergen County, NJ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9,13774.7 years
Mary7,92081.1 years
Joseph6,34875.2 years
William5,48675.3 years
Anna4,72682.7 years
Helen3,86280.4 years
Frank3,70276.1 years
George3,63275.5 years
Charles3,49875.8 years
Margaret3,47280.1 years
Most common last names in Bergen County, NJ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,19277.2 years
Miller77477.3 years
Johnson63076.5 years
Brown57776.0 years
Murphy44975.6 years
Williams44474.6 years
Jones43174.4 years
Kelly40775.9 years
Anderson39277.9 years
Martin38876.4 years
Businesses in Bergen County, NJ
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness2IHOP5
7-Eleven39J. Jill1
A&P9J.Crew4
ALDO3JCPenney1
AMF Bowling1Jamba Juice2
AT&T21JoS. A. Bank4
Abercrombie & Fitch2Johnny Rockets1
Abercrombie Kids1Jones New York6
Ace Hardware2Journeys1
Advance Auto Parts5Justice2
Aeropostale3KFC11
Aerosoles2Kincaid1
American Eagle Outfitters1Kmart5
Ann Taylor7Kohl's2
Apple Store2Kroger1
Applebee's4La Quinta1
Arby's1La-Z-Boy3
Ashley Furniture1Lane Furniture3
Audi3LensCrafters6
AutoZone4Lowe's2
Avenue6Macy's3
BMW3Marriott10
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Marshalls5
Bakers2MasterBrand Cabinets62
Bally Total Fitness2McDonald's19
Banana Republic5Men's Wearhouse4
Barnes & Noble2Motherhood Maternity3
Baskin-Robbins26New Balance21
Bath & Body Works4New York & Co4
Bebe1Nike49
Bed Bath & Beyond4Nissan5
Ben & Jerry's3Nordstrom2
Best Cellars1Office Depot1
Best Western3Old Navy3
Blockbuster13Olive Garden1
Brooks Brothers2On The Border1
Brookstone3Outback2
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Outback Steakhouse2
Budget Car Rental4Pac Sun1
Burger King20Panera Bread8
Buybuy BABY1Papa John's Pizza5
CVS38Pathmark6
Cache2Payless14
Casual Male XL2Penske4
Catherines1PetSmart1
Century 211Pier 1 Imports4
Charlotte Russe2Pizza Hut7
Chevrolet3Popeyes7
Chick-Fil-A1Pottery Barn2
Chico's7Pottery Barn Kids1
Chipotle2Qdoba Mexican Grill2
Cinnabon 4Quality1
Circle K5Quiznos4
Clarks1RadioShack19
Cold Stone Creamery3Ramada1
Coldwater Creek1Raymour & Flanigan1
Comfort Inn2Red Lobster1
Comfort Suites1Rite Aid18
Costco1Ruby Tuesday1
Crate & Barrel1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Curves3SONIC Drive-In1
DHL6Saks Fifth Avenue1
Dairy Queen15Sears12
Days Inn1Sephora2
Decora Cabinetry20Sheraton1
Domino's Pizza6Skechers USA2
DressBarn6Soma Intimates2
Dressbarn6Sprint Nextel9
Dunkin Donuts104Staples12
Econo Lodge2Starbucks31
Express4Stop & Shop12
Extended Stay America2Subaru3
Famous Footwear1Subway7
Fashion Bug1Super 81
FedEx212T-Mobile2
Finish Line1T.G.I. Driday's2
Firestone Complete Auto Care5T.J.Maxx5
Food Basics2Taco Bell7
Foot Locker2Talbots5
Ford5Target3
Forever 211The Cheesecake Factory1
GNC20The Room Place6
GameStop18Toyota5
Gap10Toys"R"Us10
Goodwill4Trader Joe's3
Gymboree6True Value10
H&M2U-Haul23
H&R Block24UPS289
Haagen-Dazs1Urban Outfitters1
Harmon Face Values6Verizon Wireless8
Haworth1Victoria's Secret6
Hilton10Volkswagen4
Holiday Inn9Walgreens18
Hollister Co.2Walmart2
Home Depot3Wendy's14
Homestead Studio Suites1Wet Seal1
Honda2White Castle2
Hot Topic1Whole Foods Market4
Houlihan's3Wine & Spirits1
Howard Johnson1World Gym1
Hyatt1YMCA6
Hyundai2

Bergen County on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other adherents"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other adherents (pop. 50,000+)"