map of Bergen CountyArea:

- Total 2.8 sq mi (7.1 km²)
- Land 2.7 sq mi (6.9 km²)
- Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km²)
Elevation: 46 ft (14 m)

Population (2010):
- Total 19,403
- Density 7,129.8/sq mi (2,757.4/km²)

Historical Populations:
Year / Population / % ±
1930 4,779
1940 4,937 3.3%
1950 15,386 211.6%
1960 19,344 25.7%
1970 20,511 6.0%
1980 18,377 -10.4%
1990 17,623 -4.1%
2000 18,925 7.4%
2010 19,403 2.5%


ZIP Code: 07407
Area Code: 201


map of New JerseyThe 2010 United States Census reported that there were 19,403 people, 7,032 households and 5,140 families residing in the borough. The racial makeup of Elmwood Park was 75.4% (14,624) White, 5.3% (1,019) African American, 0.3% (65) Native American, 10.7% (2,080) Asian, 0.0% (4) Pacific Islander, 5.5% (1,062) from other races, and 2.8% (549) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 21.2% (4,117).

As of the census of 2000, there were 18,925 people, 7,089 households, and 5,075 families residing in the borough. The population density was 7,129.8 people per square mile (2,757.4/km2). There were 7,242 housing units at an average density of 2,728.3 per square mile (1,055.2/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 78.53% White, 4.16% African American, 0.11% Native American, 7.80% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 4.44% from other races, and 2.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.39% of the population.

There were 7,089 households out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.4% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the borough the population was spread out with 20.9% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 91.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.6 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $52,319, and the median income for a family was $59,131. Males had a median income of $40,684 versus $39,535 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $28,588. About 4.7% of families and 2.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.7% of those under age 18 and 5.3% of those age 65 or over.

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