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North Bergen is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 62,602 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, North Bergen is the 16th largest community in New Jersey.
Housing costs in North Bergen are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.
Unlike some towns, North Bergen isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in North Bergen are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, North Bergen is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in North Bergen who work in office and administrative support (13.44%), sales jobs (11.65%) and management occupations (6.71%).
Also of interest is that North Bergen has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in North Bergen is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In North Bergen, the average commute to work is 33.72 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative. In addition, it is also a pedestrian-friendly town. Many of North Bergen’s neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, North Bergen is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the North Bergen area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
The population of North Bergen overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in North Bergen, 24.76% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in North Bergen in 2010 was $25,898, which is low income relative to New Jersey, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,592 for a family of four. However, North Bergen contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
North Bergen is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call North Bergen home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in North Bergen, accounting for 73.39% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of North Bergen residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in North Bergen include Italian, Irish and German.
Foreign born people are also an important part of North Bergen's cultural character, accounting for 51.21% of the town’s population.
The languages spoken by people in North Bergen are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in North Bergen is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English, Gujarathi and Arabic.
|NORTH BERGEN INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,923|
|NORTH BERGEN HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||43.08%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||56.92%|
|TYPE OF NORTH BERGEN HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||19.31%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||3.16%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||44.57%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||32.34%|
|SIZE OF NORTH BERGEN HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.85%|
|AGE OF NORTH BERGEN HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||5.69%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||25.80%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||37.48%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||31.03%|
|NORTH BERGEN REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$323,077|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,427|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||3.30%|
|$53,001 - $107,000||2.46%|
|$107,001 - $213,000||17.90%|
|$213,001 - $320,000||29.51%|
|$320,001 - $427,000||19.75%|
|$427,001 - $533,000||16.63%|
|$533,001 - $800,000||9.09%|
|$800,001 - $1,067,000||1.22%|
|PEOPLE OF NORTH BERGEN||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.64%|
|5 TO 17||14.75%|
|18 TO 24||8.75%|
|25 TO 34||17.11%|
|35 TO 54||27.84%|
|55 TO 64||11.22%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||13.69%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||80.41%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$55,055|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$25,898|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||15.77%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (12.42%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (6.56%)
Public Service (2.80%)
Real estate (2.49%)
Information Technology (2.18%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.94%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.11%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||18.80%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.81%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||73.39%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (6.35%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||Spanish (67.84%)
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