Woodland Park, NJ

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Population

12,542

1.49% growth

Median Age

40.7


Median Household Income

$73,870

4.82% growth

Poverty Rate

6.18%


Number of Employees

6,267

3.47% growth

Median Property Value

$369,300

0.458% decline

About

In 2017, Woodland Park, NJ had a population of 12.5k people with a median age of 40.7 and a median household income of $73,870. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Woodland Park, NJ grew from 12,358 to 12,542, a 1.49% increase and its median household income grew from $70,473 to $73,870, a 4.82% increase.

The population of Woodland Park, NJ is 59.4% White Alone, 27% Hispanic or Latino, and 6.44% Asian Alone. 40.7% of the people in Woodland Park, NJ speak a non-English language, and 93.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Woodland Park, NJ are Berkeley College-Woodland Park (1,242 degrees awarded in 2016) and Branford Hall Career Institute-Woodland Park (18 degrees).

The median property value in Woodland Park, NJ is $369,300, and the homeownership rate is 65.1%. Most people in Woodland Park, NJ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Woodland Park, NJ is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Woodland Park, NJ employs 6.27k people. The largest industries in Woodland Park, NJ are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,053 people), Retail Trade (950 people), and Educational Services (691 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($88,438), Utilities ($70,417), and Wholesale Trade ($57,109).

Median household income in Woodland Park, NJ is $73,870. Males in Woodland Park, NJ have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,412. The income inequality in Woodland Park, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.493, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$73,870

2017 value

± $5,737

4.82%

1 Year Growth

± 15.8%

Households in Woodland Park, NJ have a median annual income of $73,870, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $70,473 in 2016, which represents a 4.82% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$84,632

Average Male Salary

± $1,612

$61,412

Average Female Salary

± $1,170

In 2017, full-time male employees in Woodland Park, NJ made 1.38 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $79,679 ± $3,060

  2. White

    $67,619 ± $1,158

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $52,154 ± $45,004

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Woodland Park, NJ workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.18 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Woodland Park, NJ is from New Jersey.

0.493

2017 Wage GINI

0.491

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New Jersey was 0.493 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.437% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for New Jersey was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New Jersey in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 2641.02

  2. Census Tract 2641.01

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Woodland Park, NJ was Census Tract 2641.02 with a value of $86,500, followed by Census Tract 2641.01 and N/A, with respective values of $61,296 and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.18% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Woodland Park, NJ (774 out of 12.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females < 5 and then Females 18 - 24.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    519 ± 170

  2. Hispanic

    172 ± 115

  3. Black

    145 ± 119

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

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

6.27k

2017 Value

± 563

3.47%

1 Year growth

± 12.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Woodland Park, NJ grew at a rate of 3.47%, from 6.06k employees to 6.27k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Woodland Park, NJ, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,122 people), Sales & Related Occupations (815 people), and Management Occupations (462 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Woodland Park, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Woodland Park, NJ, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,122 people), Sales & Related Occupations (815 people), and Management Occupations (462 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Woodland Park, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (3.07 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (1.86 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.38 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Woodland Park, NJ, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($101,713), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($95,648), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($92,571).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.27k

2017 Value

± 563

3.47%

1 Year growth

± 12.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Woodland Park, NJ grew at a rate of 3.47%, from 6.06k employees to 6.27k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Woodland Park, NJ, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,053 people), Retail Trade (950 people), and Educational Services (691 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Woodland Park, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Woodland Park, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Woodland Park, NJ, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,053 people), Retail Trade (950 people), and Educational Services (691 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Woodland Park, NJ has an unusually high number of Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.46 times higher than expected), Retail Trade (1.33 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.28 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Woodland Park, NJ, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($88,438), Utilities ($70,417), and Wholesale Trade ($57,109).

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Domestic Trade

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. $48.1B

  2. $36.5B

  3. $35.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $48.1B, followed by Electronics with $36.5B and Motorized vehicles and $35.3B.

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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$467B

2015 Value

$734B

Projected 2045 Value

57.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound New Jersey trade was $467B. This is expected to increase 57.1% to $734B by 2045.

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. $70.5B

  2. $48.9B

  3. $16.6B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $70.5B, followed by Pennsylvania with $48.9B and California and $16.6B.

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

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Health

90.6% of the population of Woodland Park, NJ has health coverage, with 50% on employee plans, 15.5% on Medicaid, 15.5% on Medicare, 9.42% on non-group plans, and 0.215% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Woodland Park, NJ was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in Woodland Park, NJ see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1171 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1187 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 534 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.1%). Additionally, Cumberland County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,184 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1,171 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,859

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,081

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,049

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,614

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Jersey (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.91%, from $8,444 to $8,859.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.36%

Uninsured

50%

Employer Coverage

15.5%

Medicaid

15.5%

Medicare

9.42%

Non-Group

0.215%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Woodland Park, NJ declined by 9.28% from 10.3% to 9.36%.

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

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.1% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey, at 12.1%.

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Diversity

Woodland Park, NJ is home to a population of 12.5k people, from which 93.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 26.5% of Woodland Park, NJ residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Woodland Park, NJ is composed of 7.45k White Alone residents (59.4%), 3.39k Hispanic or Latino residents (27%), 808 Asian Alone residents (6.44%), 637 Black or African American Alone residents (5.08%), 123 Two or More Races residents (0.981%), 78 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.622%), 50 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.399%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Woodland Park, NJ are Spanish or Spanish Creole (2,018 speakers), Italian (843 speakers), and Arabic (370 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 3

50

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Woodland Park, NJ was 40.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 50. But people in Woodland Park, NJ are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Woodland Park, NJ residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

26.5%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

26.4%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 26.5% of Woodland Park, NJ residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Woodland Park, NJ was 26.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. India

    251,165 ± 12,131 people

  2. Dominican Republic

    162,243 ± 9,799 people

  3. Mexico

    124,109 ± 8,589 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Woodland Park, NJ was India, the natal country of 251,165 Woodland Park, NJ residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 162,243 and Mexico with 124,109.

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Citizenship

93.7%

2017 Citizenship

93.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 93.7% of Woodland Park, NJ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Woodland Park, NJ was 93.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    7.45k ± 543

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    3.39k ± 672

  3. Asian Alone

    808 ± 307

In 2017, there were 2.2 times more White Alone residents (7.45k people) in Woodland Park, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.39k Hispanic or Latino and 808 Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Woodland Park, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    2,018 speakers (17.7%)

  2. Italian

    843 speakers (7.41%)

  3. Arabic

    370 speakers (3.25%)

40.7% of Woodland Park, NJ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Woodland Park, NJ was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 17.7% of the overall population of Woodland Park, NJ are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 7.41% speak Italian and 3.25% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    289 ± 120

  2. Korea

    65 ± 50

  3. World War II

    47 ± 44

Woodland Park, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.45 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Woodland Park, NJ awarded 1,260 degrees. The student population of Woodland Park, NJ is skewed towards women, with 1,077 male students and 2,662 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Woodland Park, NJ are Unknown (389 and 31.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (374 and 29.9%), Black or African American (232 and 18.6%), and White (229 and 18.3%).

The largest universities in Woodland Park, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Berkeley College-Woodland Park (1,242 and 98.6%) and Branford Hall Career Institute-Woodland Park (18 and 1.43%).

The most popular majors in Woodland Park, NJ are General Business Administration & Management (220 and 17.5%), Medical Assistant (201 and 16%), and Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (131 and 10.4%).

The median tuition costs in Woodland Park, NJ are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Woodland Park, NJ was Fashion Merchandising with 59 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Woodland Park, NJ according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,242 degrees awarded

  2. 18 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Woodland Park, NJ institution with the largest number of graduating students was Berkeley College-Woodland Park with 1,242 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

255

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,005

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 255 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Woodland Park, NJ, which is 0.254 times less than the 1,005 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Unknown

    389 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    374 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    232 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Woodland Park, NJ were to Unknown students. These 389 degrees mean that there were 1.04 times more Unknown students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 374 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Woodland Park, NJ was $369,300 in 2017, which is 1.7 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $371,000 to $369,300, a 0.458% decrease. The homeownership rate in Woodland Park, NJ is 65.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Woodland Park, NJ have an average commute time of 22.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Woodland Park, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$73,870

Median Household Income

± $5,737

4.3k

Number of Households

± 429

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.3k households in Woodland Park, NJ grew to $73,870 from the previous year's value of $70,473.

The following chart displays the households in Woodland 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$369,300

2017 Median

± $11,614

$371,000

2016 Median

± $11,108

In 2017, the median property value in Woodland Park, NJ declined from to $369,300 from the previous year's value of $371,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Woodland Park, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Woodland Park, NJ the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Woodland Park, NJ distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Woodland Park, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

65.1%

2017 Homeownership

61.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 65.1% of the housing units in Woodland Park, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 61.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Woodland Park, NJ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Woodland Park, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Woodland Park, NJ have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

22.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Woodland Park, NJ have a shorter commute time (22.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.83% of the workforce in Woodland Park, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.6%

  2. Carpooled

    7.39%

  3. Public Transit

    5.13%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Woodland Park, NJ was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Public Transit.

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