Palisades Park, NJ

Census Place

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2022 Population
20,231
0.296% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
41.9
2.44% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.1%
1.33% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$93,250
22.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$671,400
11.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Palisades Park, NJ had a population of 20.2k people with a median age of 41.9 and a median household income of $93,250. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Palisades Park, NJ declined from 20,291 to 20,231, a −0.296% decrease and its median household income grew from $76,297 to $93,250, a 22.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Palisades Park, NJ are Asian (Non-Hispanic) (62.1%), White (Non-Hispanic) (16.4%), White (Hispanic) (7.54%), Other (Hispanic) (6.07%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (4.18%).

None of the households in Palisades 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.

74.8% of the residents in Palisades Park, NJ are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Palisades Park, NJ was $671,400, and the homeownership rate was 37.5%.

Most people in Palisades Park, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Palisades Park, NJ was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Palisades Park, NJ is home to a population of 20.2k people, from which 74.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 60.2% of Palisades Park, NJ residents were born outside of the country (12.2k people).

In 2022, there were 3.79 times more Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.6k people) in Palisades Park, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.31k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.53k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

74.8%
2022 Citizenship
73.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 74.8% of Palisades Park, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Palisades Park, NJ was 73.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Palisades Park, NJ
  1. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    12.6k ± 986
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.31k ± 786
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.53k ± 496
18.7%
Hispanic Population
3.77k people

In 2022, there were 3.79 times more Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.6k people) in Palisades Park, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.31k White (Non-Hispanic) and 1.53k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

18.7% of the people in Palisades Park, NJ are hispanic (3.77k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Palisades Park, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

60.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
12.2k people
60.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
12.2k people

As of 2022, 60.2% of Palisades Park, NJ residents (12.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Palisades Park, NJ was 60.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    196 ± 129
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    108 ± 169
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    58 ± 51

Palisades Park, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.81 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Palisades Park, NJ employs 11.3k people. The largest industries in Palisades Park, NJ are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,813 people), Retail Trade (1,389 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,256 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($84,196), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($80,455), and Finance & Insurance ($75,192).

Occupations

11.3k
2022 Value
± 920
2.16%
1 Year growth
± 11.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Palisades Park, NJ grew at a rate of 2.16%, from 11.1k employees to 11.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Palisades Park, NJ, are Management Occupations (1,605 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,425 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,399 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Palisades Park, NJ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

11.3k
2022 Value
± 920
2.16%
1 Year growth
± 11.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Palisades Park, NJ grew at a rate of 2.16%, from 11.1k employees to 11.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Palisades Park, NJ, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,813 people), Retail Trade (1,389 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,256 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Palisades Park, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Palisades 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

$53,782
Median earning men ± $7,848
$47,014
Median earning women ± $3,286

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($104,327), Information ($103,173), and Public Administration ($75,383).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($81,029), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($75,515), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($71,932).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.27%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.24M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a 2.27% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 16.5%.

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Civics

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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.15% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.13% 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 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.92M), Bachelors Degree (1.77M), and Some college (1.3M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Palisades Park, NJ was $671,400 in 2022, which is 2.38 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $604,500 to $671,400, a 11.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Palisades Park, NJ is 37.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Palisades Park, NJ have an average commute time of 32.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Palisades Park, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Palisades Park, NJ is $93,250. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Palisades Park, NJ was Census Tract 412 with a value of $110,417, followed by Census Tract 413.02 and Census Tract 413.01, with respective values of $98,030 and $88,487.

Property

$671,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$43,267
$2,669
Median Property Taxes
±$378

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 Palisades Park, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

37.5%
Homeownership
2022
59%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 37.5% of the housing units in Palisades Park, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 37.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 412
  2. Census Tract 413.02
  3. Census Tract 413.01

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Palisades Park, NJ was Census Tract 412 with a value of $110,417, followed by Census Tract 413.02 and Census Tract 413.01, with respective values of $98,030 and $88,487.

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

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Household Income

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$93,250
Median Household Income
± $13,003
7.12k
Number of Households
± 684

In 2022, the median household income of the 7.12k households in Palisades Park, NJ grew to $93,250 from the previous year's value of $76,297.

The following chart displays the households in Palisades 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 Palisades Park, NJ is from New Jersey.
0.489
2022 Wage GINI in New Jersey
0.49
2021 Wage GINI in New Jersey

In 2022, the income inequality in New Jersey was 0.489 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.278% decline from 2021 to 2022, 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (58.6%)
  2. Public Transit (18.9%)
  3. Carpooled (9.75%)

In 2022, 58.6% of workers in Palisades Park, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (18.9%) and those who carpooled to work (9.75%).

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Commute Time

32.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Palisades Park, NJ have a longer commute time (32.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.57% of the workforce in Palisades 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 Palisades Park, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Palisades Park, NJ have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Palisades Park, NJ (2.44k out of 20.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

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

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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Health

86.5% of the population of Palisades Park, NJ has health coverage, with 43.8% on employee plans, 17.3% on Medicaid, 10.3% on Medicare, 14.6% on non-group plans, and 0.549% 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 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 14.6% under 18 years, 25.4% between 18 and 34 years, 44.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.7% were men and 54.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.5%
Uninsured
43.8%
Employer Coverage
17.3%
Medicaid
10.3%
Medicare
14.6%
Non-Group
0.549%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Palisades Park, NJ declined by 20.5% from 17% to 13.5%.

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

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