In 2018, Bergen County, NJ had a population of 937k people with a median age of 42 and a median household income of $100,361. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Bergen County, NJ declined from 948,406 to 936,692, a -1.24% decrease and its median household income grew from $94,107 to $100,361, a 6.65% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bergen County, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (55.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (16.5%), White (Hispanic) (15.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.31%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.6%). 39.9% of the households in Bergen County, NJ speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 88.9% of the residents in Bergen County, NJ are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Bergen County, NJ are Bergen Community College (2,188 degrees awarded in 2019), Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus (1,704 degrees), and Ramapo College of New Jersey (1,546 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Bergen County, NJ was $476,200, and the homeownership rate was 64.8%. Most people in Bergen County, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Bergen County, NJ was 2 cars per household.