Mahwah, New Jersey Census Data & Community Profile

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Mahwah GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Mahwah, NJ
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Mahwah, NJ was 24,062.

Mahwah Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Mahwah was 11,435, which represents 47.5 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Mahwah, NJ
There are an estimated 5,803 married men in the town. 63.6 percent of men over 15 years old in Mahwah are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Mahwah is 12,627 which is 52.5 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Mahwah, New Jersey
There are an estimated 5,616 married women in the community. 54.7 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Mahwah, NJ
The median age of people living in Mahwah, NJ was 37.3 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Mahwah was 1,672. There were 18,717 people above the age of 18, which represents 77.8 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 10.7 percent of the population (2,572) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Mahwah, NJ
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Mahwah, NJ was 23,731.

White Population in Mahwah, NJ
The estimated White population in the Mahwah community is 21,157, which is 87.9 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Mahwah, New Jersey
The estimated Black/African American population is 519, which is 2.2 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Mahwah, NJ
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Mahwah, NJ was 169.

Asian Population in Mahwah, New Jersey
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 1,518.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Mahwah, NJ
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Mahwah was an estimated 7.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 361, while those of “two or more races” was 331 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Mahwah community was 1,028, or 4.3 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Mahwah, NJ
The household population number in Mahwah was 22,697.

Group Quarters Population in Mahwah, NJ
Group Quarters population in the community was 1,365.

Average Household Size in Mahwah, NJ
The average household size in Mahwah is 2.43 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.01 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Mahwah, NJ
At the time of the last census survey, there were 9,577 total housing units in Mahwah.

The number of occupied housing units was 9,340, or 97.5 of the total units in town. Of these, 7,858 were owner-occupied (84.1), and 1,482 were renter-occupied (15.9, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 237 vacant homes in Mahwah at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Mahwah, New Jersey
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 5,896, with a median value in dollars of 334,100.

Monthly Owner Costs in Mahwah, NJ
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $2,056 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Mahwah, average costs per month were $640 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 15,320 people in the community had a high school degree, or 93.6 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Mahwah, New Jersey
8,098 people in Mahwah also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 49.5 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Mahwah, NJ
The number of Civilian Veterans in Mahwah was 1,658, or 8.9 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Mahwah, NJ
In 2000, there were 2,692 people in Mahwah, NJ listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Mahwah, NJ
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 4,234 people in Mahwah who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 18.9 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Mahwah, New Jersey
There were 13,481 in the labor force in Mahwah at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 70.4 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Mahwah was 29.5 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Mahwah, NJ
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $79,500. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Mahwah, NJ
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $94,484. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Mahwah, New Jersey
Per capita income in Mahwah in the last full census was 44,709. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Mahwah numbered 78, or 1.2 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Mahwah, NJ
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 458, or 2 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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