Bergen County, New Jersey\nBergen County is a county located in the U.S. State of New Jersey. As of 2000, the population is 884,118. Its county seat is Hackensack6.
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Geography\nAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 639 km² (247 mi²). 606 km² (234 mi²) of it is land and 33 km² (13 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 5.12% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2 of 2000, there are 884,118 people, 330,817 households, and 235,210 families residing in the county. The population density is 1,458/km² (3,776/mi²). There are 339,820 housing units at an average density of 560/km² (1,451/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 78.41% White, 5.27% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 10.67% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 3.22% from other races, and 2.26% from two or more races. 10.34% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 330,817 households out of which 32.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.90% are married couples living together, 9.70% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.90% are non-families. 24.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.64 and the average family size is 3.17.
In the county the population is spread out with 23.00% under the age of 18, 6.60% from 18 to 24, 30.60% from 25 to 44, 24.50% from 45 to 64, and 15.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 92.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.40 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $65,241, and the median income for a family is $78,079. Males have a median income of $51,346 versus $37,295 for females. The per capita income for the county is $33,638. 5.00% of the population and 3.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 4.90% are under the age of 18 and 5.90% are 65 or older.
Cities and towns\n*Allendale\n*Alpine\n*Bergenfield\n*Bogota\n*Carlstadt\n*Cliffside Park\n*Closter\n*Cresskill\n*Demarest\n*Dumont\n*East Rutherford\n*Edgewater\n*Elmwood Park\n*Emerson\n*Englewood Cliffs\n*Englewood\n*Fair Lawn\n*Fairview\n*Fort Lee\n*Franklin Lakes\n*Garfield\n*Glen Rock\n*Hackensack\n*Harrington Park\n*Hasbrouck Heights\n*Haworth\n*Hillsdale\n*Ho-Ho-Kus\n*Leonia\n*Little Ferry\n*Lodi\n*Lyndhurst Township\n*Lyndhurst\n*Mahwah Township\n*Maywood\n*Midland Park\n*Montvale\n*Moonachie\n*New Milford\n*North Arlington\n*Northvale\n*Norwood\n*Oakland\n*Old Tappan\n*Oradell\n*Palisades Park\n*Paramus\n*Park Ridge\n*Ramsey\n*Ridgefield Park\n*Ridgefield\n*Ridgewood\n*River Edge\n*River Vale Township\n*River Vale\n*Rochelle Park Township\n*Rochelle Park\n*Rockleigh\n*Rutherford\n*Saddle Brook Township\n*Saddle Brook\n*Saddle River\n*South Hackensack Township\n*Teaneck Township\n*Teaneck\n*Tenafly\n*Teterboro\n*Upper Saddle River\n*Waldwick\n*Wallington\n*Washington Township\n*Westwood\n*Wood-Ridge\n*Woodcliff Lake\n*Wyckoff Township