Woodland Park, NJ

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2022 Population
13,291
0.196% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
43.2
1.59% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
10.3%
11.4% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$90,323
6.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$452,300
15.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
6,538
1.25% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Woodland Park, NJ had a population of 13.3k people with a median age of 43.2 and a median household income of $90,323. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Woodland Park, NJ grew from 13,265 to 13,291, a 0.196% increase and its median household income grew from $84,729 to $90,323, a 6.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Woodland Park, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (58%), White (Hispanic) (13.8%), Other (Hispanic) (8.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.59%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.33%).

None of the households in Woodland 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.

92.9% of the residents in Woodland Park, NJ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Woodland Park, NJ are Berkeley College-Woodland Park (817 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Woodland Park, NJ was $452,300, and the homeownership rate was 63.5%.

Most people in Woodland Park, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Woodland Park, NJ was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Woodland Park, NJ is home to a population of 13.3k people, from which 92.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 27.1% of Woodland Park, NJ residents were born outside of the country (3.6k people).

In 2022, there were 4.21 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.71k people) in Woodland Park, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.83k White (Hispanic) and 1.16k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.9%
2022 Citizenship
92.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 92.9% of Woodland Park, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Woodland Park, NJ was 92.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Woodland Park, NJ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    7.71k ± 795
  2. White (Hispanic)
    1.83k ± 526
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    1.16k ± 600
27.9%
Hispanic Population
3.7k people

In 2022, there were 4.21 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.71k people) in Woodland Park, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.83k White (Hispanic) and 1.16k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

27.9% of the people in Woodland Park, NJ are hispanic (3.7k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    273,669 ± 12,652 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    204,992 ± 10,992 people
  3. Mexico
    104,320 ± 7,885 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New Jersey was India, the natal country of 273,669 New Jersey residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 204,992 and Mexico with 104,320.

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Foreign-Born Population

27.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.6k people
27.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
3.66k people

As of 2022, 27.1% of Woodland Park, NJ residents (3.6k 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 Woodland Park, NJ was 27.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    93 ± 74
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    80 ± 75
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    44 ± 87

Woodland Park, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Woodland Park, NJ employs 6.54k people. The largest industries in Woodland Park, NJ are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,017 people), Retail Trade (955 people), and Manufacturing (642 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($103,155), Transportation & Warehousing ($80,500), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($77,212).

Males in New Jersey have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $77,965. The income inequality in New Jersey (measured using the Gini index) is 0.489, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

6.54k
2022 Value
± 716
−1.25%
1 Year decline
± 15.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Woodland Park, NJ declined at a rate of −1.25%, from 6.62k employees to 6.54k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Woodland Park, NJ, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,014 people), Sales & Related Occupations (650 people), and Management Occupations (625 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Woodland Park, NJ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

6.54k
2022 Value
± 716
−1.25%
1 Year decline
± 15.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Woodland Park, NJ declined at a rate of −1.25%, from 6.62k employees to 6.54k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Woodland Park, NJ, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,017 people), Retail Trade (955 people), and Manufacturing (642 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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Median Earnings by Industry

$51,160
Median earning men ± $4,317
$39,896
Median earning women ± $9,206

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($139,115), Public Administration ($104,286), and Manufacturing ($69,097).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($165,203), Manufacturing ($64,632), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($63,095).

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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%.

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

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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

In 2022, universities in Woodland Park, NJ awarded 817 degrees. The student population of Woodland Park, NJ in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 510 male students and 1,568 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Woodland Park, NJ are Hispanic or Latino (304 and 37.6%), followed by Unknown (283 and 35%), Black or African American (104 and 12.9%), and White (97 and 12%).

The largest universities in Woodland Park, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Berkeley College-Woodland Park (817 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Woodland Park, NJ are General Business Administration & Management (221 and 27.1%), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (77 and 9.42%), and Health Care Administration & Management (69 and 8.45%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,078 students enrolled in Woodland Park, NJ, 24.5% men and 75.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 809 records, of which 76.8% were women and 23.2% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Woodland Park, NJ was Registered Nursing with 55 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

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
817 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Berkeley College-Woodland Park with 817 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 202 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Woodland Park, NJ, which is 0.328 times less than the 615 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 304 degrees mean that there were 1.07 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 283 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($25,438) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,700) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

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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.

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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 Woodland Park, NJ was $452,300 in 2022, which is 1.6 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $390,400 to $452,300, a 15.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Woodland Park, NJ is 63.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Woodland Park, NJ have an average commute time of 26.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Woodland Park, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$452,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$17,889
$3,363
Median Property Taxes
±$441

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

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

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Rent vs Own

63.5%
Homeownership
2022
57.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 63.5% of the housing units in Woodland Park, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 65%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 2641.02
  2. Census Tract 2641.01

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

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Household Income

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$90,323
Median Household Income
± $11,783
5.29k
Number of Households
± 587

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.29k households in Woodland Park, NJ grew to $90,323 from the previous year's value of $84,729.

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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Woodland 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 (76.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.92%)
  3. Carpooled (6.93%)

In 2022, 76.1% of workers in Woodland Park, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.92%) and those who carpooled to work (6.93%).

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Commute Time

26.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Woodland Park, NJ have a longer commute time (26.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.64% of the workforce in Woodland 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 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.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Woodland Park, NJ (1.37k out of 13.3k 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 < 5, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Woodland 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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Health

91.4% of the population of Woodland Park, NJ has health coverage, with 40.5% on employee plans, 20.6% on Medicaid, 17.4% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 0.128% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Passaic County, NJ see 1724 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.74% decrease from the previous year (1791 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1375 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 701 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,724 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Passaic County, NJ

Primary care physicians in Passaic County, NJ see an average of 1,724 patients per year. This represents a 3.74% decrease from the previous year (1,791 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Passaic 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 21.3% under 18 years, 20.1% between 18 and 34 years, 37.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 21% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.58%
Uninsured
40.5%
Employer Coverage
20.6%
Medicaid
17.4%
Medicare
12.8%
Non-Group
0.128%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Woodland Park, NJ declined by 6.55% from 9.18% to 8.58%.

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