Hackensack demographics profile

StatisticHackensackNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)10,563191
Median age38.939.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1842%45%43%
Speak English53%69%79%
Speak Spanish32%16%13%
Hackensack, NJ has a population of 44,271 and is the 922nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 10,563 per sq mi which is 1056160% higher than the New Jersey average and 11558% higher than the national average. The median age in Hackensack is 39 which is approximately 2% lower than the New Jersey average of 40. In Hackensack, 46% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 53% speak English and 32% speak Spanish. 37% of Hackensack residents were born in New Jersey, 21% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 40% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Hackensack is 1056160% higher than New Jersey.
  • The median age in Hackensack is 2% lower than New Jersey.
  • In Hackensack 43.91% of the population is White.
  • In Hackensack 24.59% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Hackensack 9.89% of the population is Asian.

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Hackensack population breakdown by race

RaceHackensackNew JerseyNational
Black or African American24.59%13.54%12.63%
American Indian0.59%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.78%2.53%3.06%
Other race18.25%6.35%4.75%
In Hackensack, 36.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Hackensack, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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