Hackensack, NJ Overview

The highly developed and densely populated municipality of Hackensack offers a bustling hometown environment and serves as the Bergen County seat of government. Although the famous shops of Paramus are nearby, Hackensack provides a number of regional resources for the smaller surrounding towns.  Hackensack Medical Center, Bergen County’s largest employer, is widely recognized as a premier teaching facility.  Route 17, Interstates 80 and 95, the Garden State Parkway, and commuter bus service to New York City combine with train service to Manhattan for efficient transportation.  Recreational amenities including lush local parks, athletic fields, sports leagues, and tennis courts.


Population Growth (since 2000) 9%
Population Density (ppl / mile) 11,167.00
Household Size (ppl) 2.325
Households w/ Children 23%

Housing Stability

Annual Residential Turnover 0%
5+ Years in Residency 24%
Median Year in Residency 2.63

Housing Inventory

Hackensack, NJ Housing Inventory 12,054 1,160 7,479 12,054 1,160 7,479

Market Overview

170 listings with an estimated median price of $424,900

Price Count
$0 - 100K 3
$200K - 300K 32
$300K - 400K 45
$400K - 500K 37
$500K - 600K 19
$600K - 700K 10
$700K - 800K 9
$800K - 900K 9
$900K - 1M 2
$1M - Max 4
Property Type Count
Single Family 52
Townhouse 3
Condo 55
Commercial 17
Rental 25
Lots and Land 6
Condo/Town/CoOp 11
CoOp 2
Multi Family 24

(Data as of 6/29/2022)

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Hackensack, NJ Population Demographics

Total: 46,691


Median Age: 39.92

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Temperature (degrees F)

Hackensack, NJ Temperature

Weather Risk

Hackensack, NJ Weather Risk


The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index below are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Education Climate Index

Hackensack, NJ Education Climate Index

Highest Education Level Attained

Hackensack, NJ Highest Education Level Attained 10,374 5,648 1,733 2,014 2,175 3,607 7,530 10,374 2,014 2,175 3,607

Employment and Finance


Hackensack, NJ Workforce

Income by dollar range (Median Income: $60,821)

Hackensack, NJ Income by dollar range 1,394 913 831 603 975 902 904 969 761 1,382 2,020 2,505 1,786 1,196 1,567 462 196 167

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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Smoking Ban

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The Crime Index compares the risk or probability of future occurrence of certain types of crime in this community as compared to the national average. The national average for each type of crime equals a score of 1.0, so a score of 2.0 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 0.50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Hackensack, NJ Crime

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