Located in the northeastern corner of New Jersey, the Bergen-Hudson-Passaic area has a population of about 2.2 million. Its major cities include Jersey City, Paterson, Clifton, Union City, Bayonne, Hoboken, and Fort Lee—most of which saw even faster population growth than the broader area.
Bergen-Hudson-Passaic Economic Indicators
Economic and Demographic Trends
Population 2020Pop growth 2020, 10-year change (%)GDP 2020,
Job growth 2021, 5-year change
Median household income 2020
Median home price 2020
Pop share age 25+ with BA+ 2020
New Jersey9,289,0005.7619-1.286,700350,00043.1
United States331,449,0007.420,8941.267,000250,00035.1
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics; U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; IPUMS USA-University of Minnesota. Data retrieved through, Moody's, or directly from source.
*Neighboring Metros

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