Cliffside Park, NJ

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2021 Population
25,515
0.413% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
40.5
3.8% 1-year decrease
2021 Poverty Rate
10.5%
7.16% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$89,387
6.43% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$470,500
3.54% 1-year growth

About

In 2021, Cliffside Park, NJ had a population of 25.5k people with a median age of 40.5 and a median household income of $89,387. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Cliffside Park, NJ grew from 25,410 to 25,515, a 0.413% increase and its median household income grew from $83,989 to $89,387, a 6.43% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cliffside Park, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (41.8%), White (Hispanic) (20.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (15.2%), Two+ (Hispanic) (8.23%), and Other (Hispanic) (5.92%).

None of the households in Cliffside Park, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

81.4% of the residents in Cliffside Park, NJ are U.S. citizens.

In 2021, the median property value in Cliffside Park, NJ was $470,500, and the homeownership rate was 47.5%.

Most people in Cliffside Park, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 38.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Cliffside Park, NJ was 1 car per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Cliffside Park, NJ is home to a population of 25.5k people, from which 81.4% are citizens. As of 2021, 47.9% of Cliffside Park, NJ residents were born outside of the country (12.2k people).

In 2021, there were 2.05 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.7k people) in Cliffside Park, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.19k White (Hispanic) and 3.87k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

81.4%
2021 Citizenship
83.9%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 81.4% of Cliffside Park, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Cliffside Park, NJ was 83.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Cliffside Park, NJ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    10.7k ± 1.28k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    5.19k ± 1.19k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    3.87k ± 617
35.5%
Hispanic Population
9.06k people

In 2021, there were 2.05 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.7k people) in Cliffside Park, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.19k White (Hispanic) and 3.87k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

35.5% of the people in Cliffside Park, NJ are hispanic (9.06k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

47.9%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
12.2k people
47%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
11.9k people

As of 2021, 47.9% of Cliffside Park, NJ residents (12.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Cliffside Park, NJ was 47%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    129 ± 92
  2. World War II
    72 ± 85
  3. Korea
    36 ± 43

Cliffside Park, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.79 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Cliffside Park, NJ employs 12.9k people. The largest industries in Cliffside Park, NJ are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,370 people), Retail Trade (1,361 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,354 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($127,500), Finance & Insurance ($122,132), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($94,228).

Occupations

12.9k
2021 Value
± 1,130
0.513%
1 Year growth
± 12.8%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Cliffside Park, NJ grew at a rate of 0.513%, from 12.9k employees to 12.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cliffside Park, NJ, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,716 people), Management Occupations (1,682 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1,350 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cliffside Park, NJ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

12.9k
2021 Value
± 1,130
0.513%
1 Year growth
± 12.8%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Cliffside Park, NJ grew at a rate of 0.513%, from 12.9k employees to 12.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cliffside Park, NJ, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,370 people), Retail Trade (1,361 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,354 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cliffside Park, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Cliffside Park, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$65,285
Median earning men ± $8,161
$52,010
Median earning women ± $8,541

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Information ($161,750), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($93,352), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($87,083).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Wholesale Trade ($125,565), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($114,375), and Information ($86,029).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New Jersey.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $68.4B
  2. $64.3B
  3. $45.5B

In 2020, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Electronics with $68.4B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($64.3B) and Motorized vehicles ($45.5B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Jersey products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$634B
2020 Value in New Jersey
$1.35T
Projected 2050 Value in New Jersey
113% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Jersey trade was $634B. This is expected to increase 113% to $1.35T by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $114B
  2. $59.4B
  3. $21.2B

In 2020, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $114B, followed by Pennsylvania with $59.4B and Ohio and $21.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Jersey shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New Jersey went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 57.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.696%).

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing the state of New Jersey. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New Jersey

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Bob Menendez
Senator from New Jersey1
Assumed office on January 17, 2006
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jon Corzine, who was elected Governor of New Jersey.
Cory Booker
Senator from New Jersey2
Assumed office on October 31, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Jeffrey Chiesa, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of Frank Lautenberg.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing New Jersey.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New Jersey

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New Jersey have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 1.05% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.03% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (1.94M), Bachelors Degree (1.73M), and Some college (1.31M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Cliffside Park, NJ was $470,500 in 2021, which is 1.92 times larger than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $454,400 to $470,500, a 3.54% increase. The homeownership rate in Cliffside Park, NJ is 47.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Cliffside Park, NJ have an average commute time of 38.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Cliffside Park, NJ is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Property

$470,500
Median Property Value 2021
±$21,120
$4,890
Median Property Taxes
±$643

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Cliffside Park, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Cliffside Park, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

47.5%
Homeownership
2021
61.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 47.5% of the housing units in Cliffside Park, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 50.3%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 62.02
  2. Census Tract 62.01

The following map shows all of the places in Cliffside Park, NJ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$89,387
Median Household Income
± $7,174
10.3k
Number of Households
± 986

In 2021, the median household income of the 10.3k households in Cliffside Park, NJ grew to $89,387 from the previous year's value of $83,989.

The following chart displays the households in Cliffside Park, NJ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Cliffside Park, NJ is from New Jersey.
0.49
2021 Wage GINI in New Jersey
0.49
2020 Wage GINI in New Jersey

In 2021, the income inequality in New Jersey was 0.49 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0372% growth from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for New Jersey was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New Jersey in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (51.4%)
  2. Public Transit (24.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (11%)

In 2021, 51.4% of workers in Cliffside Park, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (24.3%) and those who worked at home (11%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

38.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cliffside Park, NJ have a longer commute time (38.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 4.55% of the workforce in Cliffside Park, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Cliffside Park, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cliffside Park, NJ have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cliffside Park, NJ (2.66k out of 25.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cliffside Park, NJ is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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88% of the population of Cliffside Park, NJ has health coverage, with 44.9% on employee plans, 18.6% on Medicaid, 13.8% on Medicare, 10.3% on non-group plans, and 0.321% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Bergen County, NJ see 836 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.3% decrease from the previous year (847 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 754 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 359 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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836 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Bergen County, NJ

Primary care physicians in Bergen County, NJ see an average of 836 patients per year. This represents a 1.3% decrease from the previous year (847 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Bergen County, NJ in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21% under 18 years, 22.6% between 18 and 34 years, 38.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.2% were men and 52.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

12%
Uninsured
44.9%
Employer Coverage
18.6%
Medicaid
13.8%
Medicare
10.3%
Non-Group
0.321%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cliffside Park, NJ declined by 9.69% from 13.3% to 12%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Cliffside Park, NJ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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