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Bergen County, New Jersey (NJ)


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County population in 2012: 918,888 (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: 3890 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bergen County: 123.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (27.9%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (12.2%), Educational,health and social services (11.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 29%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Bergen County, New Jersey:


Median resident age:  41.0 years
New Jersey median age:  39.0 years

Males: 435,962  (47.0%)
Females: 469,154  (53.0%)

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Bergen County,NJ real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Bergen County:

2.0 people
New Jersey:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $80,900 ($65,241 in 1999)
This county:

$80900
New Jersey:

$68342

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $1,165 (lower quartile is $940, upper quartile is $1,498)
This county:

$1165
State:

$962


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $475,900 (it was $240,800 in 2000)
Bergen County:

$475,900
New Jersey:

$348,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $359,300 - $681,500

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $625,909
Here:

$625,909
State:

$429,197

Townhouses or other attached units: $432,626
Here:

$432,626
State:

$286,566

In 2-unit structures: $540,016
Here:

$540,016
State:

$397,697

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $400,305
Here:

$400,305
State:

$336,988

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $441,481
Here:

$441,481
State:

$292,192

Mobile homes: $288,459
Here:

$288,459
State:

$53,584
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,959
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $1,001

Institutionalized population: 5,047

Bergen County, NJ map from a distance

Health of residents in Bergen County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.7. This is better than average.
75.9% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
46.1% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
80.4% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
80.0% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 193 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 161 pounds. This is more than average.
9.9% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $9,005 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $7,969 (1.8%)


Bergen County household income distribution in 2009 Bergen County home values distribution


Bergen County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 6.6%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.6% for Black residents, 13.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 6.6%
Bergen County:

6.6%
New Jersey:

9.4%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.6% for Black residents, 13.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 41 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 37 years old, American Indian residents: 29 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32 years old, Other race residents: 30 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

2005 air pollution in Bergen County:

Carbon Monoxide: 3 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.022 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.120 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.091 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 14.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 41 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.004 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.016 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.bergen.org/Bergen

Click to draw/clear Bergen County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Bergen County: Camp Yaw Paw (A), Glen Gray Camp (B), Apple Ridge Golf Course (C), George T Potter Library (D), Mahwah Volunteer Ambulance Corps Company 1 (E), Ramapo College Emergency Medical Services (F), Mahwah Volunteer Ambulance Corps Company 4 (G), Mahwah Fire Department Fire Company 1 (H), Mahwah Fire Department Fire Company 2 (I), Bergen County Law and Public Safety Institute (J), Mahwah Fire Department Fire Company 4 (K), Mahwah Fire Department Fire Company 3 (L), Mahwah Fire Department Fire Company 5 (M), Mahwah Fire Prevention Bureau (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bergen County include: Holy Spirit Byzantine Catholic Church (A), Immaculate Conception Church (B), Immaculate Heart of Mary Church (C), Ramapo Reformed Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ramapo Lutheran Church Cemetery (1), Ramapo Reformed Church Cemetery (2), Redeemer Cemetery (3), Mountain Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Dators Pond (A), Hands Lake (B), Cannonball Lake (C), Silver Lake (D), Meyers Lakes (E), Lake Vreeland (F), Vanderbush Lake (G), Darlington Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fyke Brook (A), Fox Brook (B), Darlington Brook (C), Masonicus Brook (D), MacMillan Brook (E), Stag Brook (F), Bear Swamp Brook (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Bergen County: Darlington County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Bronx County, New York , Essex County , Hudson County , Passaic County , New York County, New York , Rockland County, New York , Westchester County, New York .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 50,740
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 38.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 222,301 (51% naturalized citizens)

Bergen County:

25.1%
Whole state:

17.5%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


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:


Housing units in Bergen County with a mortgage: 121,796 (11,689 second mortgage, 17,894 home equity loan, 477 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 56,556

Here:

68.3% with mortgage
State:

71.5% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.12%
Here75.1%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 664,191
Total congregations: 502

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents478,735 (72.1%)83,700 (12.6%)10,586 (1.6%)10,057 (1.5%)9,152 (1.4%)
Congregations82 (16.3%)66 (13.1%)39 (7.8%)35 (7.0%)39 (7.8%)
NameReformed Church in AmericaEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaArmenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate EtchmiadzinMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents9,131 (1.4%)8,505 (1.3%)7,000 (1.1%)6,473 (1.0%)40,852 (6.2%)
Congregations31 (6.2%)30 (6.0%)2 (0.4%)4 (0.8%)174 (34.7%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Bergen County - Hackensack, Teaneck, Fort Lee, Fair Lawn, Garfield

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 258
This county:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Bergen 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
This county:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 718
Bergen County:

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.0%
New Jersey:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

19.6%
New Jersey:

23.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bergen County:

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

Tornado activity:

Bergen County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly above New Jersey state average. It is 2.3 times above overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Bergen County-area historical earthquake activity is above New Jersey state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.3 miles away from the county center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 41.9 miles away from the county center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 26.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent 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: 5, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Bergen County (%):





Bergen County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 311,325 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 41,284 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 34,551 (8%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 73 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 2,025 (0%)
  • Railroad: 8,784 (2%)
  • Ferryboat: 941 (0%)
  • Taxi: 583 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 171 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 984 (0%)
  • Walked: 11,867 (3%)
  • Other means: 1,582 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 13,292 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

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


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $91,997.

5.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($66,093 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
New Jersey average:

6.12%


0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($835 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.15%
New Jersey average:

0.14%

2.50% relocated from other counties in New Jersey ($28,716 average AGI)
2.62% relocated from other states ($36,542 average AGI)
Bergen County:

2.62%
New Jersey average:

2.46%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hudson County, NJ  0.87% ($60,674 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.71% ($48,422)
from New York County, NY  0.43% ($100,747)
from Queens County, NY  0.30% ($56,169)
from Essex County, NJ  0.28% ($68,869)
from Bronx County, NY  0.17% ($66,643)
from Kings County, NY  0.17% ($61,335)


6.26% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($73,760 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
New Jersey average:

6.89%


0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,197 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.10%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

2.94% relocated to other counties in New Jersey ($31,210 average AGI)
3.21% relocated to other states ($41,353 average AGI)
Bergen County:

3.21%
New Jersey average:

3.32%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Passaic County, NJ  0.81% ($54,598 average AGI)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.59% ($56,352)
to New York County, NY  0.37% ($97,508)
to Essex County, NJ  0.31% ($63,177)
to Morris County, NJ  0.28% ($89,098)
to Middlesex County, NJ  0.21% ($67,999)
to Ocean County, NJ  0.19% ($70,616)

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

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 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 in Bergen County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 139,478 (128,345 aged, 11,133 disabled)
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: 15423.73
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 207.750
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 23949

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1072.500
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 793.630
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 19.06

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 106.930
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 108.580

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 22.27
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 2703.852

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: 894,694

Size of family households: 87,189 2-persons, 58,831 3-persons, 55,252 4-persons, 24,303 5-persons, 8,352 6-persons, 4,628 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 82,745 1-person, 12,244 2-persons, 1,295 3-persons, 538 4-persons, 209 5-persons, 94 6-persons, 50 7-or-more-persons.

67.6% of residents of Bergen County speak English at home.
9.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
12.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
8.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other language at home (73% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $4,561,601,000 ($5052 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:

6.7
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.6
State:

3.8

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Bergen County, New Jersey
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 635
  • 2 rooms: 2,067
  • 3 rooms: 8,167
  • 4 rooms: 15,102
  • 5 rooms: 29,078
  • 6 rooms: 46,109
  • 7 rooms: 45,860
  • 8 rooms: 36,042
  • 9+ rooms: 39,177
  • 1 room: 5,617
  • 2 rooms: 11,500
  • 3 rooms: 33,816
  • 4 rooms: 27,614
  • 5 rooms: 17,209
  • 6 rooms: 7,367
  • 7 rooms: 2,721
  • 8 rooms: 1,485
  • 9+ rooms: 1,251
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Bergen County, New Jersey
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 898
  • 1 bedroom: 11,794
  • 2 bedrooms: 38,037
  • 3 bedrooms: 94,969
  • 4 bedrooms: 57,400
  • 5+ bedrooms: 19,139
  • no bedroom: 6,777
  • 1 bedroom: 46,979
  • 2 bedrooms: 37,210
  • 3 bedrooms: 14,158
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,723
  • 5+ bedrooms: 733
Cars and other vehicles available in Bergen County, New Jersey in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 10,439
  • 1 vehicle: 62,730
  • 2 vehicles: 105,121
  • 3 vehicles: 32,026
  • 4 vehicles: 9,041
  • 5+ vehicles: 2,880
  • no vehicle: 18,993
  • 1 vehicle: 54,595
  • 2 vehicles: 29,392
  • 3 vehicles: 4,308
  • 4 vehicles: 814
  • 5+ vehicles: 478

66% of Bergen County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 44% lived in New Jersey.

Bergen County:

65.9%
State average:

62.3%


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


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $230,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bergen County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (80.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14.4%)
  • Electricity (4.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (66.6%)
  • Electricity (15.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (14.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 14,542
Here:

15.5%
New Jersey:

13.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 7,282
Here:

16.3%
New Jersey:

13.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13,788
Here:

36.6%
New Jersey:

30.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt

Bergen County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Bergen County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Bergen County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Bergen County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Bergen County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Bergen County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



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
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
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
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - 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-Eleven38J. Jill1
ALDO3J.Crew4
AMF Bowling1JCPenney1
AT&T21Jamba Juice2
Abercrombie & Fitch2JoS. A. Bank4
Abercrombie Kids1Johnny Rockets1
Ace Hardware2Jones New York6
Aeropostale3Journeys1
Aerosoles2KFC10
American Eagle Outfitters1Kincaid1
Ann Taylor7Kmart5
Apple Store2Kohl's2
Applebee's4Kroger1
Arby's1La Quinta1
Ashley Furniture1La-Z-Boy3
AutoZone4Lane Furniture3
Avenue6LensCrafters6
BMW3Lowe's2
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Macy's3
Bakers2Marriott10
Bally Total Fitness2Marshalls5
Banana Republic5MasterBrand Cabinets59
Baskin-Robbins26McDonald's19
Bath & Body Works4Men's Wearhouse4
Bebe1Motherhood Maternity3
Bed Bath & Beyond4New Balance21
Ben & Jerry's3New York & Co4
Best Western3Nike49
Blockbuster12Nordstrom2
Brooks Brothers2Office Depot1
Brookstone3Old Navy3
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Olive Garden1
Budget Car Rental4On The Border1
Burger King20Outback2
Buybuy BABY1Outback Steakhouse2
CVS38Pac Sun1
Cache2Panera Bread8
Casual Male XL2Papa John's Pizza5
Catherines1Payless14
Century 211Penske4
Charlotte Russe2PetSmart1
Chick-Fil-A1Pier 1 Imports4
Chico's7Pizza Hut7
Chipotle2Popeyes7
Cinnabon 4Qdoba Mexican Grill2
Clarks1Quality1
Cold Stone Creamery3Quiznos4
Coldwater Creek1RadioShack19
Comfort Inn2Ramada1
Comfort Suites1Raymour & Flanigan1
Costco1Red Lobster1
Crate & Barrel1Rite Aid18
Curves3Ruby Tuesday1
DHL6Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dairy Queen15SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Saks Fifth Avenue1
Decora Cabinetry20Sears12
Domino's Pizza6Sephora2
DressBarn6Soma Intimates2
Dunkin Donuts102Sprint Nextel9
Econo Lodge2Staples12
Express4Starbucks31
Extended Stay America2Subway7
Famous Footwear1Super 81
Fashion Bug1T-Mobile2
FedEx211T.G.I. Driday's2
Finish Line1T.J.Maxx5
Firestone Complete Auto Care4Taco Bell7
Foot Locker2Talbots5
Forever 211Target3
GNC20The Cheesecake Factory1
GameStop18The Room Place6
Gap10Toys"R"Us10
Goodwill4Trader Joe's3
Gymboree6True Value10
H&M2U-Haul23
H&R Block24UPS289
Haagen-Dazs1Urban Outfitters1
Harmon Face Values6Verizon Wireless8
Haworth1Victoria's Secret6
Holiday Inn9Walgreens18
Hollister Co.2Walmart2
Home Depot3Wendy's14
Homestead Studio Suites1Wet Seal1
Hot Topic1White Castle2
Houlihan's3Whole Foods Market4
Howard Johnson1World Gym1
Hyatt1YMCA6
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