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New Jersey > All counties > Bergen County, NJ
Bergen County, NJ

Population 2005: 891,237
Square miles: 234.17



2000 CENSUS DATA
BERGEN COUNTY NJ US
HOUSING UNITS
Number Number Number
Total housing units 339,820
RENTER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Renter-occupied housing units 108,580 32.0 31.8 30.8
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.18 2.37 2.36
Average number of rooms 3.81 3.96 4.04
Average number of vehicles 1.22 1.05 1.19
Median year structure was built 1958 1960 1969
Median year householder moved in 1997 1997 1998
Median rent ($) 805 672 519
Median rent asked for vacant units ($) 866 660 469
Number Pct Pct Pct
Rent includes utilities 13,249 12.2 16.3 16.5
Number Number Number
Rent as a pct of household revenue 25 26 26
OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Owner-occupied housing units 222,237 65.4 60.8 60.2
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.86 2.85 2.71
Average number of rooms 6.81 6.77 6.30
Average number of vehicles 1.52 1.63 1.64
Median year structure was built 1954 1962 1971
Median year householder moved in 1986 1989 1991
Median value ($) 240,800 167,900 111,800
Number Pct Pct Pct
With mortgage or contract to purchase 121,796 54.8 60.5 55.4
With second mortgage, equity loan 30,060 13.5 15.4 12.7
Number Number Number
Median price asked for vacant housing ($) 230,900 128,000 89,600
Monthly cost, with mortgage ($) 1,948 1,560 1,088
Monthly cost, without mortgage ($) 680 567 295
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk