Bergen County is located in northeast New Jersey. The County Seat is Hackensack and the largest city is Hackensack. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.bergen.nj.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 933,572 and the 2010 census population was 905,117. The land area is 233.01 square miles and there are 3884.5 persons per square mile.
75% of the population is White, 6.7% is Black or African American, 17.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 15.9% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.9% is two or more races. 91.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 45.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $451,400, there are 335,422 households, an average of 2.69 persons per household. The per capita income is $43,347, the median household income is $83,794, and 7.2% of the persons in Bergen County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 106,754. Retail sales (in $1000) were $16,474,977, and sales per capita were $18,602. The percentage of black-owned firms is 4.6%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27.1%.
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