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Hackensack, NJ (New Jersey) Houses and Residents

Hackensack,NJ index of house prices

Total population: 44,519 (Urban population: 42,677, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 20,030 (18,532 occupied: 6,443 owner occupied, 12,326 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

66%
State:

37%

Housing density: 4,862 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $282,330.

Median contract rent in 2016: $790 (lower quartile is $666, upper quartile is $960)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,593


Median gross rent in Hackensack, NJ in 2016: $848

Housing units in Hackensack with a mortgage: 4,530 (25 second mortgage, 222 home equity loan, 43 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,917

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $99,913

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $55,041

Median monthly housing costs: $1,457


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Hackensack, New Jersey Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $304,254 (it was $165,100 in 2000)
Hackensack:

$304,254
New Jersey:

$328,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $211,144 - $383,433

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $409,720
Here:

$409,720
State:

$401,764

Townhouses or other attached units: $345,542
Here:

$345,542
State:

$266,552

In 2-unit structures: $359,988
Here:

$359,988
State:

$327,480

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $215,431
Here:

$215,431
State:

$297,734

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $216,014
Here:

$216,014
State:

$275,779
Median year house/condo built: 1956

Median year apartment built: 1971

Household type by relationship:

Households: 44,691
  • In family households: 32,756 (4,837 male householders, 5,183 female householders)
    6,533 spouses, 10,574 children (10,111 natural, 150 adopted, 307 stepchildren), 958 grandchildren, 702 brothers or sisters, 1,133 parents, 1,536 other relatives, 1,367 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 10,461 (4,144 male householders (3,198 living alone)), 4,287 female householders (3,757 living alone)), 2,061 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,303

Size of family households: 3,990 2-persons, 2,523 3-persons, 2,090 4-persons, 912 5-persons, 187 6-persons, 342 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,936 1-person, 1,256 2-persons, 113 3-persons, 52 4-persons, 37 5-persons.

4,376 married couples with children.
2,117 single-parent households (444 men, 1,673 women).

51.7% of residents of Hackensack speak English at home.
34.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
6.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
5.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
3.2% of residents speak other language at home (55% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 18,435 (41.2%)
(46.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.3
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.6
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Hackensack, New Jersey:

  • 133no bedroom
  • 9261 bedroom
  • 2,3962 bedrooms
  • 1,9663 bedrooms
  • 6894 bedrooms
  • 3305+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Hackensack population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hackensack, New Jersey:

  • 964no bedroom
  • 5,6501 bedroom
  • 4,3842 bedrooms
  • 1,1113 bedrooms
  • 1524 bedrooms
  • 425+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Hackensack population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Hackensack in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 302no vehicle
  • 2,9341 vehicle
  • 2,0462 vehicles
  • 6673 vehicles
  • 3904 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Hackensack population

Cars and other vehicles available in Hackensack in renter-occupied apartments

  • 2,868no vehicle
  • 6,4001 vehicle
  • 2,6412 vehicles
  • 1333 vehicles
  • 2934 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Hackensack population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hackensack, New Jersey:

  • 1161 room
  • 1222 rooms
  • 6093 rooms
  • 1,4504 rooms
  • 1,2455 rooms
  • 1,0436 rooms
  • 9837 rooms
  • 4388 rooms
  • 4599+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Hackensack population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hackensack, New Jersey:

  • 9421 room
  • 1,2052 rooms
  • 3,9543 rooms
  • 3,6054 rooms
  • 1,7085 rooms
  • 4506 rooms
  • 2827 rooms
  • 878 rooms
  • 649+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Hackensack population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Hackensack, NJ household income distribution

  • Hackensack, NJ household income distribution
  • 1,286Less than $10,000
  • 1,006$10,000 to $14,999
  • 793$15,000 to $19,999
  • 514$20,000 to $24,999
  • 965$25,000 to $29,999
  • 705$30,000 to $34,999
  • 863$35,000 to $39,999
  • 943$40,000 to $44,999
  • 772$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,140$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,649$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,322$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,558$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,115$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,325$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,050$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Hackensack, NJ

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Hackensack, NJ
  • 13Less than $10,000
  • 1$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2$20,000 to $24,999
  • 8$25,000 to $29,999
  • 14$35,000 to $39,999
  • 20$50,000 to $59,999
  • 15$60,000 to $69,999
  • 28$70,000 to $79,999
  • 34$80,000 to $89,999
  • 130$100,000 to $124,999
  • 302$125,000 to $149,999
  • 297$150,000 to $174,999
  • 438$175,000 to $199,999
  • 842$200,000 to $249,999
  • 758$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2,129$300,000 to $399,999
  • 612$400,000 to $499,999
  • 209$500,000 to $749,999
  • 55$750,000 to $999,999
  • 16$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 24$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 36$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Hackensack, NJ

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Hackensack, NJ
  • 25Less than $100
  • 124$100 to $149
  • 40$150 to $199
  • 61$200 to $249
  • 252$250 to $299
  • 91$300 to $349
  • 42$350 to $399
  • 23$400 to $449
  • 123$450 to $499
  • 143$500 to $549
  • 10$550 to $599
  • 31$600 to $649
  • 44$650 to $699
  • 57$700 to $749
  • 258$750 to $799
  • 427$800 to $899
  • 849$900 to $999
  • 3,170$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,750$1,250 to $1,499
  • 2,587$1,500 to $1,999
  • 571$2,000 to $2,499
  • 267$2,500 to $2,999
  • 20$3,000 to $3,499
  • 26$3,500 or more
  • 230No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 4,8372010 or later
  • 4,9612000 to 2009
  • 4,4621990 to 1999
  • 3,8051980 to 1989
  • 1,8371970 to 1979
  • 1,738Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Hackensack population
Hackensack commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 294
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 819
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,321
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 2,647
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3,248
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 3,415
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 3,291
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,051
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 480
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,458
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,694
  • 90 or more minutes: 699
Hackensack, NJ Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 62.8%
Number of people working at home: 768 (3.2% of all workers)

Hackensack mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 32,085 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 2,809 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,056 (5%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 28 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 164 (0%)
  • Railroad: 113 (0%)
  • Taxi: 403 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 56 (0%)
  • Walked: 942 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 768 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Jamaican: 2,274
 Italian: 1,855
 American: 652
 Irish: 623
 German: 416
 Polish: 330
 Greek: 319
 Russian: 299
 Albanian: 219
 Egyptian: 196
 Israeli: 192
 Scottish: 174
 Syrian: 171
 Nigerian: 166
 Haitian: 131
 African: 121
 Arab: 117
 Lebanese: 114
 Ghanaian: 109
 Guyanese: 99
 West Indian: 93
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 88
 Barbadian: 85
 Portuguese: 85
 Armenian: 82
 Slovene: 78
 Hungarian: 74
 Yugoslavian: 72
 Liberian: 69
 Macedonian: 67
 Eastern European: 66
 Slovak: 61
 European: 61
 English: 60
 Turkish: 57
 Croatian: 56
 Norwegian: 53
 Austrian: 45
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 40
 French (except Basque): 38
 British: 36
 Dutch: 36
 Kenyan: 36
 Finnish: 35
 Ukrainian: 33
 Iranian: 32
 Brazilian: 31
 Jordanian: 29
 Palestinian: 29
 Iraqi: 21
 Romanian: 21
 Lithuanian: 20
 Scotch-Irish: 17
 Czech: 16
 Canadian: 15
 Belgian: 12
 Moroccan: 12
 French Canadian: 12
 Czechoslovakian: 12
 Ethiopian: 10
 Belizean: 9
 British West Indian: 9
 Swedish: 7
 Australian: 6
 Latvian: 6
 Scandinavian: 4
 Serbian: 1

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

  • 15%Ecuador
  • 12%Dominican Republic
  • 10%Jamaica
  • 10%Colombia
  • 8%India
  • 4%Honduras
  • 4%Philippines

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

  • This state: 16,005
  • Other state: 9,218
  • Northeast: 6,558
  • Midwest: 425
  • South: 2,018
  • West: 282

85% of Hackensack residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in New Jersey.

Hackensack:

85.5%
State average:

89.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 85
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 155
  • 5th and 6th grade: 637
  • 7th and 8th grade: 343
  • 9th grade: 140
  • 10th grade: 224
  • 11th grade: 207
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 212
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,217
  • Less than 1 year of college: 779
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,965
  • Associate degree: 790
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,524
  • Master's degree: 1,330
  • Professional school degree: 191
  • Doctorate degree: 224

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 257
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 129
  • 5th and 6th grade: 363
  • 7th and 8th grade: 299
  • 9th grade: 321
  • 10th grade: 354
  • 11th grade: 291
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 193
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,419
  • Less than 1 year of college: 599
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,308
  • Associate degree: 1,034
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,359
  • Master's degree: 1,712
  • Professional school degree: 228
  • Doctorate degree: 244

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.1%Males
  • 3.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 7.5%Males
  • 0.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 33.7%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.2%Males
  • 6.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 3.4%Males
  • 0.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 11.2%Males
  • 7.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.5%Males
  • 3.5%Females
Hackensack marital status for males
Hackensack marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,579
  • One, attached: 626
  • Two: 3,112
  • 3 or 4: 1,264
  • 5 to 9: 1,006
  • 10 to 19: 2,115
  • 20 to 49: 2,884
  • 50 or more: 5,994
  • Mobile homes: 45
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 75

Median worth of mobile homes: $301,603

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Hackensack:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hackensack
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (67.0%)
  • Electricity (23.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.9%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (64.4%)
  • Electricity (32.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.0%)
  • No fuel used (1.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 211
Here:

9.2%
New Jersey:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 205
Here:

12.7%
New Jersey:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 387
Here:

21.3%
New Jersey:

25.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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 (Noninstitutionalized)