Old Tappan demographics profile

StatisticOld TappanNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)1,7921,21591
Median age45.339.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)71%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%45%43%
Speak English74%69%79%
Speak Spanish2%16%13%
Old Tappan, NJ has a population of 5,942 and is the 5,788th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,792 per sq mi which is 48% higher than the New Jersey average and 1878% higher than the national average. The median age in Old Tappan is 45 which is approximately 15% higher than the New Jersey average of 40. In Old Tappan, 71% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 74% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 50% of Old Tappan residents were born in New Jersey, 30% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 19% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Old Tappan is 48% higher than New Jersey.
  • The median age in Old Tappan is 15% higher than New Jersey.
  • In Old Tappan 75.46% of the population is White.
  • In Old Tappan 3.33% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Old Tappan 19.14% of the population is Asian.

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Old Tappan population breakdown by race

RaceOld TappanNew JerseyNational
Black or African American3.33%13.54%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race1.80%2.53%3.06%
Other race0.27%6.35%4.75%
In Old Tappan, 4.8% 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 Old Tappan, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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