South Hackensack, New Jersey

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South Hackensack, New Jersey

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High Points

South Hackensack strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New Jersey):

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy South Hackensack Short Commute Times
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy South Hackensack Racial Diversity
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% South Hackensack Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% South Hackensack Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% South Hackensack Well-Paid Single Men
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% South Hackensack People in Middle Class or Better
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% South Hackensack Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of South Hackensack, New Jersey

Comparing South Hackensack to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New Jersey (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 8
Well-Paid Single Women 10 5
Well-Paid Single Men 10 5
Senior Citizens 6 8
Female Share of the Population 6 7
Male Share of the Population 6 4
Age of the Population 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 7
Portion of People Married 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 5
People in Middle Class or Better 9 5
People Above Poverty 8 3
College Educated Adults 6 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 3
Short Commute Times 8 10
Working at Home 3 3
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Housing Recently Built 5 6
People Living Alone 3 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 6
Affordability of Rents 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 4 3
Low Violent Crime 2 1

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South Hackensack Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles E of Passaic, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 9 miles NW of New York, New York
County Bergen
Standard Zip Codes 07606
Phone Area Codes 201
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.862
Longitude -74.048

South Hackensack Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.9 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 38 F
Apr Temp 44 to 61 F
Jul Temp 69 to 84 F
Oct Temp 50 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
Distance 9.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 38 F
Apr Temp 44 to 61 F
Jul Temp 69 to 85 F
Oct Temp 48 to 65 F
Annual Precip 46.2 inches
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South Hackensack Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,249 100%
Male 1,082 48.1%
Female 1,167 51.9%
Under 18 442 19.7%
18+ 1,807 80.3%
65+ 372 16.5%
Median Age 37.7
Average Family Size 3.27
White 1,865 82.9%
African-American 49 2.2%
Asian 129 5.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.2%
Other 142 6.3%
Mixed Race 52 2.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 339 15.1%

Estimated South Hackensack Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,321
Growth 72
Growth % 3.2%

South Hackensack Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Italian 42.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 29%
Irish 8.4%
German 7%
US/American 3.3%
Polish 1.8%
West Indian 1.1%
Dutch 1%
English 0.7%
Egyptian 0.6%
Czech 0.6%
Austrian 0.5%
Armenian 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Russian 0.4%
Nigerian 0.4%
Canadian 0.3%
British 0.3%
Albanian 0.3%
Syrian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
Croatian 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
South Hackensack 2,249 $66,071
Bogota 8,249 $69,841
Hackensack 42,677 $56,953
Hasbrouck Heights 11,662 $75,032
Little Ferry 10,800 $59,176
Moonachie 2,754 $62,163
Ridgefield Park 12,873 $62,414
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