Cliffside Park, NJ

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2020 Population
25,410
1.13% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
42.1
2.09% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
11.3%
14.9% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$83,989
15.6% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$454,400
1.45% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Cliffside Park, NJ had a population of 25.4k people with a median age of 42.1 and a median household income of $83,989. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Cliffside Park, NJ grew from 25,126 to 25,410, a 1.13% increase and its median household income grew from $72,633 to $83,989, a 15.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cliffside Park, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (44.1%), White (Hispanic) (22.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (16.6%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.34%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.31%).

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.

83.9% of the residents in Cliffside Park, NJ are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Cliffside Park, NJ was $454,400, and the homeownership rate was 50.3%.

Most people in Cliffside Park, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 37.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Cliffside Park, NJ was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Cliffside Park, NJ is home to a population of 25.4k people, from which 83.9% are citizens. As of 2020, 47% of Cliffside Park, NJ residents were born outside of the country (11.9k people).

In 2020, there were 1.98 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.2k people) in Cliffside Park, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.67k White (Hispanic) and 4.23k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

83.9%
2020 Citizenship
82.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 83.9% of Cliffside Park, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Cliffside Park, NJ was 82.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Cliffside Park, NJ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    11.2k ± 997
  2. White (Hispanic)
    5.67k ± 946
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    4.23k ± 749
31.9%
Hispanic Population
8.11k people

In 2020, there were 1.98 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.2k people) in Cliffside Park, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.67k White (Hispanic) and 4.23k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

31.9% of the people in Cliffside Park, NJ are hispanic (8.11k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

47%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
11.9k people
46.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
11.7k people

As of 2020, 47% of Cliffside Park, NJ residents (11.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Cliffside Park, NJ was 46.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    133 ± 72
  2. World War II
    83 ± 88
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    78 ± 61

Cliffside Park, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.6 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 (1,480 people), Retail Trade (1,379 people), and Educational Services (1,249 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($120,835), Information ($115,724), and Finance & Insurance ($91,148).

Occupations

12.9k
2020 Value
± 1,208
−3.62%
1 Year decline
± 12.5%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Cliffside Park, NJ declined at a rate of −3.62%, from 13.4k employees to 12.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cliffside Park, NJ, are Management Occupations (1,664 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1,322 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,302 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
2020 Value
± 1,208
−3.62%
1 Year decline
± 12.5%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Cliffside Park, NJ declined at a rate of −3.62%, from 13.4k employees to 12.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cliffside Park, NJ, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,480 people), Retail Trade (1,379 people), and Educational Services (1,249 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

$65,343
Median earning men ± $7,685
$49,192
Median earning women ± $8,668

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($117,039), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($91,627), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($82,344).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($121,001), Information ($80,313), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($74,236).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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. $70.5B
  2. $58.9B
  3. $50.4B

In 2020, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Electronics with $70.5B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($58.9B) and Motorized vehicles ($50.4B).

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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$649B
2020 Value in New Jersey
$1.35T
Projected 2050 Value in New Jersey
108% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Jersey trade was $649B. This is expected to increase 108% to $1.35T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Jersey trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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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. $116B
  2. $61.4B
  3. $24.4B

In 2020, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $116B, followed by Pennsylvania with $61.4B and California and $24.4B.

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

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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.

The following chart shows elected senators in New Jersey over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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 2020, 0.943% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.978% 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 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.89M), Bachelors Degree (1.64M), and Some college (1.28M).

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 $454,400 in 2020, which is 1.98 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $447,900 to $454,400, a 1.45% increase. The homeownership rate in Cliffside Park, NJ is 50.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Cliffside Park, NJ have an average commute time of 37.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Cliffside Park, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$454,400
Median Property Value 2020
±$35,480
$5,324
Median Property Taxes
±$852

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

50.3%
Homeownership
2020
63.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 50.3% of the housing units in Cliffside Park, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 45.4%.

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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

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$83,989
Median Household Income
± $8,851
10.6k
Number of Households
± 1,135

In 2020, the median household income of the 10.6k households in Cliffside Park, NJ grew to $83,989 from the previous year's value of $72,633.

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
2020 Wage GINI in New Jersey
0.493
2019 Wage GINI in New Jersey

In 2020, the income inequality in New Jersey was 0.49 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.5% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (53.8%)
  2. Public Transit (25.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.5%)

In 2020, 53.8% of workers in Cliffside Park, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (25.8%) and those who worked at home (9.5%).

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

37.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cliffside Park, NJ have a longer commute time (37.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 4.01% of the workforce in Cliffside Park, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
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 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cliffside Park, NJ (2.86k out of 25.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 75+.

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

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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86.7% of the population of Cliffside Park, NJ has health coverage, with 42.9% on employee plans, 17.4% on Medicaid, 15.6% on Medicare, 10.5% on non-group plans, and 0.272% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in New Jersey was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in Bergen County, NJ see 847 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.353% decrease from the previous year (850 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 759 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 386 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in New Jersey, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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

Primary care physicians in Bergen County, NJ see an average of 847 patients per year. This represents a 0.353% decrease from the previous year (850 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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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of New Jersey across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.5% under 18 years, 22.1% between 18 and 34 years, 38.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.3% were men and 53.7% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

13.3%
Uninsured
42.9%
Employer Coverage
17.4%
Medicaid
15.6%
Medicare
10.5%
Non-Group
0.272%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cliffside Park, NJ declined by 15.7% from 15.8% to 13.3%.

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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