Rutherford demographics profile

StatisticRutherfordNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)6,645191
Median age40.939.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%56%55%
Speak English66%69%79%
Speak Spanish13%16%13%
Rutherford, NJ has a population of 18,480 and is the 2,359th largest city in the United States. The population density is 6,645 per sq mi which is 664392% higher than the New Jersey average and 7234% higher than the national average. The median age in Rutherford is 41 which is approximately 4% higher than the New Jersey average of 40. In Rutherford, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 66% speak English and 13% speak Spanish. 53% of Rutherford residents were born in New Jersey, 21% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 25% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Rutherford is 664392% higher than New Jersey.
  • The median age in Rutherford is 4% higher than New Jersey.
  • In Rutherford 76.14% of the population is White.
  • In Rutherford 2.13% of the population is African American.
  • In Rutherford 16.64% of the population is Asian.

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Rutherford population breakdown by race

RaceRutherfordNew JerseyNational
African American2.13%13.54%12.63%
American Indian0.05%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.05%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race3.56%2.53%3.06%
Other race1.43%6.35%4.75%
In Rutherford, 17.0% 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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Rutherford age breakdown

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